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Product Placement Strategies that convert

Do you remember the last time you clicked on a banner advertisement? No, well if your having trouble remembering or your answer is never, don't worry you are not alone.

Some statistics show that you are more likely to survive a plane crash than to click on a online banner ad. You are also more likely to climb on the top of Mount Everest than to click on one of those ads as well. All joking aside, these statistics are accurate and lead to a couple of questions and a few problems if your marketing online.

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10 Colors you should be using for your Ecommerce site

Red color

Color psychology is a fascinating and complex topic. It’s influence on how we perceive the environment can be subtle or overpowering. Overall, blue is the most universally liked color. Red is the most persuasive, for better or worse. Having a display of orange or brown is least likely to help your brand succeed.

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Website Layouts that Sell

What does your ecommerce store have in common with a magazine? They both the magazine and your website communicate with words and pictures. Although you may have never thought of it in this exact way, your store is essentially narrating a story to your customers. And, the way in which you tell that story will lead potential customers to decide if doing business with you is in their best interest.

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How to create a custom Drupal 8 Form

If your like many of the Drupal 7 developers or other php developers just getting started with Drupal 8 you may be scratching your head about some of the major changes that have happened to Drupal.  With the change to using Symfony for the core api for Drupal 8, many of the old ways of creating custom forms wont work now.  Now you need to define your forms in an Object Oriented form, and let Drupal know about it by placing it in the right spot.

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How to use the Drupal 8 Plugin api

With the switch to using Symfony in Drupal 8 as part of it's core functionality we also have recieved access to a lot more powerful tools than previously available to Drupal developers.  One of those very powerful and promising tools is the new Plugin API.  The Plugin API system in Drupal 8 allows you to define and extend small pieces of functionality throughout your website.  A big user of this new system is Commerce's API where many of the entities and payment handling mechanisms rely on the new Plugin API system.

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How to create a block in Drupal 8

Creating Custom blocks in Drupal 8 are a little different these days thanks to the change to the new Symfony api.  This means that most things you used to do as procedural functions are now created via the Plugin API, Entity API, or other Object Oriented methods.  So for Custom blocks we are creating a instance of the Block plugin, that will provide the functionality and content we are looking to create with the new Drupal 8 custom block.

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10 Myths About Drupal & Why They are Wrong

Drupal has been on the scene for over 15 years now, which speaks volumes for its durability. Yet myths about Drupal have been lingering online since it’s inception and are still going strong.

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Fixed Cost vs Hourly – How to Pay a Contractor to Redesign Your Website

Let’s face it, websites need to be redesigned regularly and the adage “you get what you pay for” applies big time. Any business professional will recognize these two truths. You just want to get the biggest bang for your buck.