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

Tue, 01/07/2020 - 17:06 / Kodie Beckley
You have come to the realization that you definitely need a new, better version of your website. But WHY? What is the driving force behind this decision for you and your business? Figuring out the WHY is the first step in the Discovery process, as… Read more
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 18:30 / Kodie Beckley
In parts one and two we covered the absolute basics, and we looked at what “cases” mean. Now in part three let’s look at the skeletons of a sentence. That’s right. Sentence skeletons. Now, as a belated Halloween special we’ve got a lesson to spook… Read more
Wed, 10/16/2019 - 20:08 / Kodie Beckley
Welcome back! Last time we took a look at the very basics of typography terminology. We went over the differences between a font and a typeface, sans-serif vs. script vs. serif typefaces, and how to identify each of them. This time we’re going to… Read more
Fri, 10/04/2019 - 21:20 / Kodie Beckley
Typography is one of those fields with a whole bunch of specialized terms to describe absolutely every single tiny part of every letter, sentence, paragraph, or page. If you aren’t a type nerd or a graphic designer, you probably haven’t ever had… Read more
Thu, 08/29/2019 - 17:31 / Kodie Beckley
In my opinion, there’s nothing in the world quite like learning a new skill. It’s a huge rush figuring out how to do something you didn’t know how to do before. You start with the basics, and then once you’ve got the gist of it, you begin to improve… Read more
Fri, 07/26/2019 - 18:45 / Kodie Beckley
The feeling of launching a site. Launching a new site is exciting, especially if it’s your first one. It’s a long, intense process that takes a lot of hard work, time, and care. That’s what makes it so great when you’ve finally finished it! It’s… Read more
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 /
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 /
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
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