by Alan Yurisevic Drupal

CapitalCamp is once again upon us, bringing informative panels on Drupal and Drupal development. If you’re a developer new to Drupal, a grizzled veteran or anything in between, there’s a chance there is something for you at CapitalCamp this year. Here is a quick look at panels to look out for:

How to teach Anyone Drupal Development in 7 Months

Development leads will want to attend this session, as it’s likely you’ve had to teach someone basic Drupal skills at some point...

by Tracy Betts Associations, Non-Profits, Online Marketing, Social Media

This past week, the folks from CEO Update joined three association lobbying experts in a forum to discuss the latest aspects and trends in association advocacy. The forum, titled "Advocacy in a Time of Gridlock" included:

Scott DeFife
Executive vice president, policy and government affairs
National Restaurant Association
Ivan Adler
The McCormick Group

by Alan Yurisevic Wordpress

When creating or organizing content for your WordPress website or blog, you may realize that you need to categorize your posts into more than just Posts and Pages. If you're familiar with Drupal, your solution would be to create new Content Types using the administration pages. However WordPress does not provide an out of the box solution for creating it's alternative, Custom Post Types. In fact, before WordPress 3.0, you had to settle for using Categories or using custom solutions. Now however the process for creating Custom Post Types is easier, though you will still need to rely on a...

by Jeannette Modic CMS, Drupal, Tips and Tricks, Web Development

Thinking about making the move to Drupal 7?

Planning an upgrade from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7 begins with these three steps:

  1. Review your current list of modules. I like to go to the available updates page to see all of your modules and how many will need an update in Drupal 6 before we can update to Drupal 7. This page is great because it give you a direct link to the module page so you can see if the module has a Drupal 7 version available.

    If there is a Drupal 7 version available you'll want to look for notes about upgrading. For most modules it should...

by Tracy Betts Associations, Balance Interactive, Design, Web Development, Web Strategy

A website redesign project is a big deal. It’s an investment of time and an investment of money. For most organizations a website redesign is also a high profile project. Your CEO is watching, your Board of Directors is watching, and your users are anxious. If you are in charge, you know you need this project to go as smoothly as possible. The first step to a successful website redesign project is getting internal buy-in. 

Before you can sell the concept of a website redesign internally, you need to understand a few things yourself:




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