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Dorey Design Group Now Offering Drupal and WordPress Maintenance Contracts

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

In response to the recent rise in security threats, Dorey Design Group now offers pre-authorization maintenance contracts. We have numbered Drupal Security patches from 1-5 based on the severity of the threat. Select your threat level threshold and we will update your website whenever a new security release that meets or exceeds your threshold level becomes available.

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Drupal Field Collection Feeds Import

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

Love using feeds but have a field collection on your content type and need to bulk import to that as well? Well, thankfully there’s a module for that – the Field collection feeds module.

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8 Reasons Why You Need a Website Redesign

Dylan Lee
, Marketing Director

So you’re feel like it’s time your company website needs a redesign? There are several valid reasons to undergo a total redesign, but you want to exercise some caution first because users hate change. It may be a smarter decision to do a series of smaller and more frequent changes to your site in order to realign the website with your company’s goals. Here is a list of questions you need to ask before you determine if it’s necessary to do a complete redesign of your company’s website:

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Options for Drupal Expiring Roles

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

Content management systems such as Drupal, WordPress, and Joomla are a great foundation for membership sites. You create content, set up who can view the content, and for how long, set up some sort of payment gateway and you’re off and running. But for a recurring membership site, trial based site, or anything that requires the ability to remove users after a certain time period, its crucial for success to have some sort of expiring roles system.

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Something About Social: Instagram and Your Brand

Dylan Lee
, Marketing Director

Instagram is only for young people posting selfies and pre-meal food pictures right? Try again. Instagram, the social photo sharing site that launched in 2010 and bought by Facebook in 2012 for $1 Billion, has 200 million active users, 60 million new photos every day, and over 20 billion photos shared total. Instagram is a visual medium social media platform where users can post, like, and comment on pictures, discover new users using hashtags.

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Drupal: Working with Data Imports Using Feeds

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

Importing content into Drupal has been through a few iterations in the last few years with Feed API, Node Import, and Feeds (the successor of Feed API) all being useful modules in Drupal 6. For some jobs you would use one, for other jobs you would use the other based on the type of content you were trying to import – with Node Import being more successful with images and alt tags.

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Something About Social: A Plus for Google+

Dylan Lee
, Marketing Director

When beginning to use social media marketing for your business, one of the questions you’ll ask with each platform is whether or not it’ll be good for SEO. Contrary to how Twitter’s search optimization environment works, Google+ is all about Google Search.

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Something About Social: #Twitter

Dylan Lee
, Marketing Director

Twitter is quickly becoming the digital word-of-mouth medium for consumers also offers a unique way to do CRM, by tweeting back and engaging followers of your brand, and creating genuine conversations that address consumer concerns and comments.

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Something About Social: Learning LinkedIn

Dylan Lee
, Marketing Director

A professional network with specific professional communities, detailed company pages, and over 300 million members, LinkedIn provides the unique opportunity of being able to connect to an audience that will help your business learn from other professionals in your industry, reach qualified candidates when hiring, and be in tune with industry trends through Groups and Communities. 

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Drupal 7 Critical Security Update

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

On October 15th, 2014 the Drupal security team released a highly critical security update to protect all Drupal 7 websites against a newly discovered vulnerability that could allow hackers to do damage to Drupal 7 websites and databases through what is known as SQL injection.

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