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Five Skills Every Web Content Manager Needs (2018 Update)
Today’s content management systems (CMSs) are more powerful than ever and serve content across a multitude of mediums including audio, text, and video. An effective web content manager must possess many technical and interpersonal skills as their job continuously bounces between the website’s backend and meetings with website developers, marketing teams, and executives.

Exploring Wordpress APIs: PluginsThis is the first in a series of posts involving the many APIs or sub-APIs of Wordpress. Similar to Content Management Systems/Frameworks like Drupal, Wordpress has an API where a programmer can interact with and change the default functionality of the CMS.

continuous_qualityLet's start here, I love branding. I always have, it’s a practice that has been about getting people to know you, and the better they know you, the more likely they are to empathize and react positively to your goals. This means, in a business sense, the more likely they are to purchase your product, or service.

 

Migrations in Drupal 8In this post, we will discuss the base knowledge needed to understand how migration works in Drupal 8. Migrations in Drupal 8 follows the ETL process, which stands for Extract, Transform and Load.

continuous_qualityDevOps provides the speed required by the business as well as the creative flexibility needed for the development teams. This collaborative system unites areas of software development that were once considered to be independently-functioning areas. 

Proactive Project ManagerAs the Project Manager, a mark of good leadership is being able to call out issues and plan for them, so if they are realized, the production team is prepared to handle it. This is also a means by which to operate an efficient production team.

4 Twig TricksCombined with your `yourtheme.theme` file, Twig allows you to have significant control over the front end of your Drupal 8 site. While extensive documentation can be found on SensioLabs, this article covers a few of my favorite Twig functions and filters to get you on your way to exploring the power of Twig.

5 Reasons You Need an Alexa Flash Briefing A Flash Briefing is one of the most widely used “skills” on the Amazon Echo, the smart speaker enabled with the Alexa voice assistant. The goal of this report is to help you understand why you would want to contribute your news or other content to a Flash Briefing and how to go about creating one.

5 Reasons We Love Open SourceUnleashed Technologies has robust experience working with open source technologies, such as Drupal, WordPress, Symfony, and Magento. In celebration of Valentine's Day, we’re sharing the reasons we love open source!

Drupal Entities Last year, we explained what a Drupal entity was. We also took a look at what entity types were and some of the types Drupal core comes with. At the end of the post we were left with two questions - Could we create our own entity type and why would we do so? Let's examine those questions.