The Cheeky Monkey Media Blog

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

Keep your customers! Drupal + eCommerce + You

May 1, 2020 / Treena Bjarnason

Snapshot: eCommerce + Drupal Every business can benefit from e-Commerce. As we are learning to accommodate the changing landscape of our businesses and how we connect with our customers, e-Commerce is a great way to start. Similar to our previous blog,…
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Migration; More Than Monarchs

February 13, 2020 / Kodie Beckley

Hi. Please read the next paragraph in your best David Attenborough voice. When the majestic monarch takes flight on its marathon migration to Mexico, it’s easy to be moved by their mission. Each year hundreds of thousands of the small, winged creatures…
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Module Mayhem in the Drupal Kitchen

August 29, 2019 / 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. O…
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Drupal 8 and 9 Features That Have Us Going Bananas

June 13, 2019 / 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 lost in…
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There is no reason to wait until Drupal 9

June 10, 2019 / 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 bottom. D…
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3 Ways To Approach (And Budget) For a Drupal 8/9 Migration

May 7, 2019 / 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 announcement an…
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The Drupal Checklist Every Developer Needs

November 8, 2017 / Cody Misura

Are you almost finished setting up your Drupal website? At a glance, everything might look ready to go. But, before you hit “publish,” you need to make sure you haven’t made any mistakes. A writer proofreads before they post an article. Similarly, a de…
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WordPress vs Drupal Showdown

August 11, 2017 / Treena Bjarnason

Introduction In today’s technology era, now is the time to have an engaging online presence. As of 2020, there are over 1.74 billion websites on the internet, with more being updated and created each day. Selecting the right Content Management System(C…
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Working Towards a Consistent Local Environment

April 6, 2017 / John Lutz

The Situation That Prompted Change The monkey house (aka Cheeky Monkey Media) has been expanding a lot during the past few years. Our team has been growing. We’ve been working on more and larger projects, and we’ve been branching out to include more se…
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Serious Accolades Prove that We Do More Than ‘Monkey’ Around

February 27, 2017 / Rohan

At Cheeky Monkey, one of our goals is to have fun at work. After all, it’s been said that the average worker spends 5 hours and 41 minutes per day at their desk, so why not make the most of it? That being said, we take our work very seriously and it sh…
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Insights from the NHF on Building an Online Community Website

February 9, 2017 / Treena Bjarnason

Two weeks ago, I had the chance to sit down with the National Hemophilia Association (NHF)’s marketing and education team: Jay Patel, Director of Online Marketing and Data Systems Beth Marshall, Director of Communications Kate Nammacher, Director of Ed…
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Making Your Online Properties Fast and Efficient with AMP

December 27, 2016 / Micah Joyner

AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) The official definition: The Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Project is an open source initiative that embodies the vision that publishers can create mobile optimized content once and have it load instantly everywhere. Our…
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