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True Responsive Images on the Horizon

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

True responsive images have been a desire for web designers and developers for the past several years. Several proposals have been in the works, and now, thanks to the hard work of some very determined developers we may soon have a non-javascript option available to serve the correct image for the device, improving load time and user experience.

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Editing your hosts file

Robert Parker
, Developer

When you migrate a site over to a new server you want to test that it works on the new server before updating the DNS or A records. However, you can only view the site if you use the actual domain name.

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Vertical Rhythm in Web Design

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

Creating a vertical rhythm on your website can improve the overall legibility, flow, and visual appeal. Vertical rhythm is the overall flow of your website: the typography chosen in combination with the images and elements of the page. For typography the basic building block is font size and line height. An incorrectly set line height can cause readability issues. Too tight and the text overlaps itself. Too far apart and it becomes difficult to tell what items are connected and what items are separate thoughts or pieces of content.

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Putting Together a Mobile First Website

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

Mobile first website? You mean a responsive website? Yes, a mobile first website would use responsive techniques but the two words are not interchangeable. A mobile first website is a content and design philosophy in which content creators, designers, and developers would approach building a website with strategies related to how interactions should take place on the smallest of screens first, and then added upon as the screen size increases.

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What to do when Drupal user 0 is missing

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

When migrating sites, exporting and importing databases, fetching databases from Git repos, or combining smaller SQL files into larger ones via a command prompt, you may run into an issue where Drupal — particularly the drush command line utility — can’t find user 0. User 0 is the anonymous user (or non-logged-in user) for any Drupal site and is the default user system tools such as drush and cron use when completing tasks on your website.

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Upgrading Drupal Distributions

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

Drupal distributions are great, they combine a lot of useful modules with custom themes and features that have been created to help you get a great site up and running very quickly.

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The Pods Framework for WordPress

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

If you ask anyone who has built websites using both Drupal and WordPress and is currently on the Drupal side of the fence you’ll hear the following as to why: "Drupal has custom content types and views, all WordPress can do is posts and pages."

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