Thinking in Widgets: A Better Page Building Experience in Drupal

A few years ago we realized the old strategy of designing websites page by page was dying a slow and painful death. Increased complexity and more complicated requirements were increasingly rendering the approach useless and inefficient. Since then, we’ve been revamping our entire website planning and build process to keep up with the more complex,...

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How We Built It: African Parks Website

Over the last few years, we have embraced a systems-based approach to website development. Instead of designing and developing page templates, we focus on defining overall styles for a site and creating reusable components called widgets. Widgets are the building blocks that content managers use to build pages.

In my Design Systems,...

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How to Win Followers & Influence People: Influencer Marketing for Nonprofits

Steve Winter: conservation photojournalist, speaker, and most importantly: social media influencer.

A simple endorsement from Steve caused one of our client’s, African Parks’, Instagram following to spike by nearly 90%, in two weeks.

Posts like this aren’t just a great way to increase your following:

  • “Influencer marketing content delivers 11X higher return on investment (ROI),
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Setting up a New Widget with Stacks: a 4-Step Guide

Hello and welcome to this quick tutorial about working with Stacks.

First of all, you might be wondering: What is Stacks?

Stacks is a Drupal 8 module that allows you, or a content editor, to easily create complex pages.

The main concept around Stacks are the widgets....

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See You at Drupal GovCon

The countdown has begun! Drupal GovCon is only a week and a half away. We’re looking forward to seeing you all July 31st through August 2nd.

Every summer we send our team up to Bethesda to learn the latest in Drupal site building, front end development, user experience,...

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Three of social media advertising’s best kept secrets

I love Facebook. It’s my favorite way to figure out what doggo is taking the internet by storm this week. In the 11 years or so since I signed up, Facebook has evolved – rolling out new updates every few months. As a user, I hate this. It’ll take me a good week to figure out where things are....

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