Decoupled development for Drupal and WordPressIn traditional web development, a CMS (such as Drupal or WordPress) does 100% of the work. This includes storing all of the client data, allowing the client to edit their data at their own discretion, and determining the front-end theme that is displayed to the site visitor. The front-end theme is tightly coupled to the CMS and tends to be very "plug-and-play." There is also a plethora of community support and constant updates for security and performance.

Drupal 6 end of lifeToday, February 24th 2016, marks end-of-life support for Drupal 6. Originally released in February 2008, over 110,000 websites still use Drupal 6 as their content management system.

If your organization is running a site on Drupal 6, you will need to consider two distinct courses of action to prevent your site from being jeopardized by future security threats.

Creative Unleashed super heroes.At the 2015 ASAE Technology Conference & Expo, Unleashed Technologies and Bates Creative gathered information from over 86 association executives about their organization’s websites. Participating executives completed a brief, multiple choice survey that provided our team with candid feedback on a number of topics. We then compiled this data into an infographic to visually illustrate where trends appeared and what the group as a whole is considering in 2016.

Fullpage.js blog post image.With the modern web constantly demanding more visual interaction for its visitors to keep them engaged in the ever-evolving online landscape, new plugins and frameworks are being developed to aid in the creation of such experiences.

Drupal 8 for your organization.As a team of Drupal evangelists, we are incredibly excited about the release of Drupal 8 and how we can leverage some of its new features to help our clients. Drupal is one of the leading enterprise open source content management systems (with over 1.2 million websites around the world) and the release of Drupal 8 will only strengthen its hold on this title. This latest version offers over 200 new features and improvements, so decision makers will want to do their research before making the choice to upgrade.

Digital Publishing Solution image.This past week Unleashed Technologies had the opportunity to join Adobe in their New York City office for a two day event revolving around the enterprise value of Adobe’s Digital Publishing Solution (DPS). For two days we focused on DPS and learned the ins-and-outs of the new software from several of Adobe’s top engineers.

Cyber Monday blog post image.With the holiday shopping season’s biggest day, Cyber Monday, less than a month away, it's time for eCommerce stores to review their configurations and make a few key optimizations to benefit from this busy time of year.

Magento website modifications image.Maryland China is an eCommerce client with a simple, streamlined landing page that draws visitors into their wares with efficient navigation through a strong layout. They have coupled together several design and development essentials to maximize their website’s chance of capturing repeat visitors and sales.

Drupal publication image.Drupal is a web content management system (CMS) that configures your website files to its database(s) and wraps everything together within a theme for endusers to access. While numerous CMSs can be used Drupal is, as of the writing of this post, the third most popular option behind WordPress and Joomla! with a 5% market share.

Nonprofit landing page impact image.The landing page of your nonprofit organization (NPO)'s website is the most frequently visited page of your website. The landing page's layout, and the strategy behind it, is an important component of your website and organization's success.