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Web Development

  • 7 months 3 weeks ago

    Drupal sites all over the world are being hacked and compromised by an automated attack. Over the past week, Acquia has observed over 500,000 attacks from more than 3,000 different IP addresses across their fleet of servers and customer base.

  • 8 months 1 week ago

    With nearly 75 million sites out on the web today running on WordPress you could say it’s a big player. So the top trends in WordPress website development are currently influencing web design and development in general.

    If you're building your site from the ground up, or just looking to tweak your existing site, you want to make sure you're taking advantage of everything that WordPress has to offer.

    That being said, here are the top 10 trends in WordPress website development you need to be aware of. Let’s dive in!

  • 9 months 2 weeks ago

    We’re extremely proud to kick-off our 2018 by accepting an array of awards in Clutch’s annual report of top firms in the United Kingdom and Canada, featuring the 374 most highly reviewed companies in these locations! Against other development leaders, we were listed as the third best Drupal developer and web developer in Canada. It’s important to note that while any company may be listed on Clutch for free, only the greatest are featured as leaders, by means of verified reviews and Clutch’s unique scoring methodology. 

  • 1 year 9 months ago

    Taking Care of Your Website Helps Cut Down Unexpected Costs Associated With Website Emergencies

    Making sure your website gets regular maintenance is kind of like of making sure your car gets regular oil changes.

    It’s much cheaper to get your oil checked (and refilled, if necessary) than having your engine blow-up at the top of a mountain pass at the start of winter  — trust me, I’ve been there.

    It’s also much less stressful.

    In website terms not maintaining your website leaves you vulnerable to the following situations:

  • 1 year 10 months ago

    In my recent guest post, I discuss why WordPress and Drupal are excellent content management system (CMS) choices for your nonprofit’s community website. Picking the right CMS is only the first step to building and nurturing a successful online community.

    As Mack Fogelson writes in The Truly Monumental Guide to Building Online Communities:

  • 1 year 11 months ago

    Whether you’re designing or redesigning your website, grouping and organizing your content can be tricky.

    • What will your users look for first?
    • What content do they value most?
    • What is the most likely and most efficient path of navigation through your website?

    Most importantly - how can you make your website efficient for both your users and your business?

    Unless you can read minds, organizing your content can feel a bit like a guessing game.

  • 1 year 11 months ago

    Do I Have a Content Organization Problem or an Information Architecture Problem?

    You probably have both. In fact, they’re usually one and the same.

    One afternoon, while we were busy working out, the troop got to talking about organizing and re-organizing website content. We observed that a number of our clients had come to us with what they called Frankenstein websites.

  • 2 years 1 month ago

    Unless you're a magician with numbers, calculating a budget for your website is probably not at the top of your “Things I can’t wait to do!” list. Take it from the monkeys who do it all the time (that's us), it's not that bad. In fact, it can actually be fun.

    Yes, you read that right. Budgeting can be fun. No, we haven't gone bananas. But, we have prepared this guide to help you with the process.

  • 2 years 10 months ago

    Brace yourselves ladies and gentlemen. This is going to be an epic tutorial (*sarcasm*). So you want to build a sortable table of information using views? The one that works like a folder where you click on the tab “Name” and it sorts alphabetically ascending or descending. Well i’ve got a tutorial for you.

    First create a view with the content type that you wish to have in it. In the image below I will be using Articles content type.

  • 2 years 11 months ago

    Using zurb-foundation and a custom child theme

    So, to first quote the wordpress site directly:

    There are a few reasons why you would want to use a child theme:

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