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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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Plan Your Web Project Before The Build

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

All websites and web projects have one element in common – the site visitor. Everything that is created for the site: images, content, navigation, multimedia, etc needs to be geared toward the site visitor. After all, it’s the site visitor who determines whether or not your project is a success or a website that receives little to no traffic.

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WordPress or Drupal?

Paul Fasel
, President

As you might guess I am a bit biased when I say that Drupal is the best of the two, and maybe that is because we are slightly more experienced developing sites in Drupal. With that said, we are also very good at making custom websites using Wordpress, and in some instances Wordpress may have the advantage over Drupal. As time goes on they are becoming more similar, but there are still some very significant differences that we can discuss.

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Should I restart or finish my stalled project?

Paul Fasel
, President

Depending on the complexity of the project and the amount invested it might make sense to finish your project rather than scrap it and move on to greener pastures. The first thing to think about when making the decision to finish or not is “Why did the project stall in the first place?” There are many reasons that a web project can run into trouble. To name a few:

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