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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2023-01-31

Top benefits of using Drupal for your Nonprofit's website in 2023

Drupal is a popular open-source content management system that has been designed to support websites of all sizes and types, including nonprofits. Whether your nonprofit organization is just starting out or you're looking to take your online presence to the next level, Drupal can help.
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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2021-05-08

Module Introduction Workspace Plus

This is a quick introduction to the Workspace Plus module that we created to help a client with some unique content moderation needs.  This module allows a team to create changes to content that leverages things like Blocks/Layouts or other custom entities with Content moderation and the Workspace module to provide a method to deploy all of these updates with a single click of a button when its ready.  

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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2020-10-10

Webforms For Zendesk is the Contrib Module of the Week

Almost every site has a contact form for support requirements. This usually goes into some sort of email box, but what if you could use Webforms to create new Zendesk tickets for your customers' support requests? With this week's module, you can quickly create a new support form that lets you keep your support requests and the status of those requests organized in Zendesk.

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Posted by: [email protected] Posted on: 2020-10-05

Drupal 8's new module using Google Authenticator App

Nowadays, security is vital to anything that we do especially on the internet where information and data can be snatched or hacked in a second, and the Drupal community is very keen on that matter. So they created a web security module to make sure a website built in Drupal is secured and can't be hacked easily.

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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2020-09-22

The KPIs that matter for Social Media in 2020

In 2020, social media is engrained in our lives. 

For many, the first thing they do after open their eyes is opening their Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter app to see what happened over night. 

Because of this, it is a valuable tool for communicating and building personal relationships with your audience, but it can also be a very helpful factor in increasing your revenue, reach, and overall ROI.

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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2020-09-21

How To Fix Bad Data during Drupal Migration

When migrating a site there is never a shortage of bad data that you need to deal with, but there is not any place more troublesome than when you encounter it for the first time while attempting to migrate a website.  Dealing with Bad Data, in this case, is defined as any data that cannot conform to the expectations of you or your migration team and the code/structure of the new site.  Regardless if that is because the data is missing somethin

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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2020-08-18

How the right website can help you grow during a Pandemic

Is your business suffering due to the COVID-19 outbreak? Are you looking for ways that you can adapt to the situation, and help to keep your business afloat?

The team from our team is here to share eight ways you can stay ahead of the Coronavirus outbreak in this article.

Here’s a quick summary of the points we will be going over:

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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2020-02-19

7 Design tips that can boost your Lead Generation

Provide Specific and Highly Visible Errors

Ideally, we would live in a world where users always filled in forms properly and never had any issues, but here in the real world, we know that users make many mistakes.  This is where form validation and assistance can come into play.  One of the 10 Usability Heuristics is to communicate errors to users in a graceful, actionable, and clear manner.  That means the error handling in your for

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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2020-02-09 Posted under: Content Creation

Picking the Right Editor tools for your website

The Root of the Challenge

Before going over all of the different solutions to this challenge, I think it is important to take a bit of time to look at the standard approach to layout that comes with Drupal and was common in older Drupal 7 sites.  Basically most sites operate on a Block and Region layout.  This means a site's theme will come with a Header, content, sidebar, footer, etc region that you will then place content, or block

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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2019-12-13

Using mautic to create better lead capture forms

Many websites are using forms for lead generation and are usually the primary source of cold leads for many solopreneur websites.  Despite your business model,  you can always find a great new use for some kind of funnel, revenue pipeline, or lead magnet form.  Mautic's form system is the primary mechanic it uses to capture lead information and often times starts the campaign process for the marketing engine.

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