January 16, 2015
If you operate a membership-based organization, your tasks include managing your memberships, member profiles, joins and renewals, subscriptions and much more. In the times we have offered a proposal for a web-based, open-source solution, we have… Read More
December 1, 2014
We are often approached to provide support, complete, enhance or upgrade existing Drupal sites. I often feel like we are the rebound developer where this new client of ours has this ghost of their previous developer relationship hanging like a cloud… Read More
November 2, 2014
Before you start down the road of a custom theme, consider your options. In Drupal terminology, if you want to give your site a face lift you're going to need a new theme. Many people start this process by thinking about creating a custom theme.… Read More
September 18, 2014
Behat is an open-sourced behavior-driven testing framework for PHP, that makes it easier than ever to write functionality tests with human-readable assertions. It has sort of taken the Drupal world by storm and for good reason. With the ease at… Read More
May 27, 2014
Our customers like to be as self-sufficient as possible, and we encourage taking real ownership of your website. However, clients who ask us to teach them how to upgrade their Drupal site often exhibit skills ranging from content manager to… Read More
May 18, 2014
When we inherit Drupal sites for maintenance, I suggest implementing release control and creating a staging (test) site. Even if not for developing new features, a test website for Drupal support is a good idea. When new customers hear this, they… Read More
April 15, 2014
The release of the new Membership Entity module has brought up a number of good questions regarding its relationship to existing modules. (If you missed it, you can read the announcement blog post here.) One comparison in particular relates to… Read More
March 17, 2014
The Demand for Membership Management Modules Do you remember the days when all you could do when visiting a website was read the pages it was composed of? Those were simpler days, but also much less interesting. Today, there are literally thousands… Read More
February 27, 2014
While forms are used on almost every site, they are rarely themed. The out of the box forms that are rendered by our browsers are nice looking, but are still very old and plain. It is time to start theming forms properly! In this article, I will… Read More
February 14, 2014
Dashboards and control panels are commonly used to organize relevant information for the specific user in a format that is easy for the specific user to digest. We recently designed and created a set of visitor, citizen, and employee dashboards for… Read More