Web Design & Development Articles
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OK, so you LOVE Drupal, everybody does - but just how Drupal ARE you, really?
Answer the questions below to find out:
You need to make a simple splash page, do you
A. Summon up some boilerplate html
B. Hand code something bespoke
C. Initialise another drupal installation
A customer asks for a one off form, no web site, just a form. Do you
A. Go straight to survey monkey
B. Hand code something
C. Fire up another drupal installation
A friend is starting a new business, do you… Read More
We've just launched a new website for Waldersey Farms, one of the largest farming groups in the UK.
Based in Norfolk and Cambridgeshire they are engaged not only in farming, but estate management and environmental protection.
We've just launched another Drupal 8 e-commerce site, this time for a craft ale producer in North Wales.
They have a very exciting range of contemporary lagers and ales, plus a solid selection of traditional beers.
Buying online is simple, even for mobile viewers. The checkout process is very streamlined with credit card processing by WorldPay.
We are often asked the question, "Which is better, Wordpress or Drupal?" there is no right answer to this question, ultimately, it depends on the project. Select the correct tool for the job. Generally speaking, Drupal is a better fit for large sites with a lot of data. Wordpress - and hosted CMS platforms such as Wix - are suited to smaller-scale ventures.
What is it that Drupal has that Wordpress does not that allows it to scale like this? There are many areas to look at, but one big one is the fundamental question of how the two… Read More
Drupal 8, the best CMS (Content Management System for your website) in the world, has been maturing over the past couple of years and is now in a very healthy state - it's time to make the move.
It is now time for any site still running on Drupal 7 to start planning the upgrade to version 8, but don't worry - we are here to help you through it! It's a relatively simple process which will bring your site up to date - and make it easier to stay up to date.Why upgrade to Drupal 8?
Drupal 7 is nearing its end of life. What does… Read More
Drupal 8.8 brings some changes to Drupal's update system. For the first time, composer is the default method for updating - if you've got sites set up using expanded file sets, now is the time to make the switch to a composer setup.
There are also a few 'gotchas' to be navigated along the way, here is a rundown of our recipe for a safe and happy update experience.
If you are switching from a non-composer setup to a composer setup, your first action is to create a new site using composer
> composer create-project… Read More