Development

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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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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Site Speed: How to Audit and Improve

Is your site fast enough?

User experience is a critical part of any website build or design. And site speed is an important part of that experience. Users want the page to load in few seconds or they lose interest and leave.  This is particularly true for mobile users....

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