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A few words from the apes, monkeys, and various primates that make up the Cheeky Monkey Super Squad.

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 22:21 / Kodie Beckley
From the early days of the ‘Net until recently, it took specialized knowledge to build a website. Taking your idea from a mental snapshot to reality meant you needed to know at least one coding language. You had to have the proper software to get… Read more
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 16:59 / Kodie Beckley
I hear people say that around the office all the time. They exclaim, “WTF, K2?!” Now, I get the K2 part. That’s my nickname ‘round these parts. However, I’m not totally sure what WTF stands for. I’m just going to assume that WTF stands for What The… Read more
Tue, 06/18/2019 - 20:58 / Kodie Beckley
I drive a four-door 1999 Pontiac Sunfire. It’s white, covered in punk rock stickers, dents, scratches, and patches of rust. I call him Cooper, he’s the first car I ever owned, and I’ve grown pretty dang attached to it. I had it through high school,… Read more
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 19:33 / Kodie Beckley
There's a famous line from the movie Field of Dreams that you've probably heard before. "If you build it, they will come." You know as well as us that it takes a lot more than just merely being online to attract customers, drive business, and grow… Read more
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 18:46 / Cody Misura
Just when you think Drupal couldn’t get any dumber, it goes and adds some great new features….. And TOTALLY redeems itself! via GIPHY Released back in November of 2015, Drupal 8 has been slowly but steadily upping its game. In case you’ve been… Read more
Mon, 06/10/2019 - 21:48 / Cody Misura
Why? Because instead of building a radically new version of Drupal in a separate codebase, Drupal 9 is being built in Drupal 8. You might be thinking… “Huh?!” Well, what this means is that the upgrade experience will be as smooth as a monkeys… Read more
Wed, 05/22/2019 - 21:42 / Cody Misura
Your website needs to make your job easier, not harder.  Don’t you agree? Chances are, your website is running on a content management system (CMS). If we had to guess which one, it would be a coin flip between either WordPress or Drupal. Were we… Read more
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 23:10 / Arham Khan
Decoupled architecture. It’s making waves in the development community and all for the right reasons.  Separating your back-end from your front-end simply makes sense.  Content management systems like WordPress and Drupal both offer a set of… Read more
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 23:09 / Dennis Powers
Back in September 2018, Dries Buytaert, founder and project lead of Drupal, announced,  Drupal 7 will be end-of-life in November 2021, Drupal 9 will be released in 2020, and Drupal 8 will be end-of-life in November 2021.  You can read the… Read more
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 17:58 / Cody Misura
We often get asked about bounce rate. What exactly does it mean, and is it a bad thing to have a high bounce rate.  As monkeys we like to bounce around... a lot.  But when it comes to your website, having a high bounce rate could be a bad thing.… Read more
Thu, 04/25/2019 - 19:38 / Kodie Beckley
Have you seen the new easter egg Google put up in preparation for Avengers Endgame? It's pretty dang cool! We were just doing our monkey thang the other morning when Alex, our tech lead and an all around kickass guy, stuck his head over his monitors… Read more
Thu, 04/25/2019 - 16:13 / Kodie Beckley
A long time ago in a galaxy (well, country, I guess) far, far away…. On February 16, 1962, a baby boy was born in Yilan County in northeastern Taiwan. His name was Doug Chiang. Little did his family know, their newborn son would become one of the… Read more
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