Drupal is free to use, meaning anyone with internet access can download the software and begin building a website with it. This enables anyone with an interest in the framework to download the directory and begin utilizing it for any of their web development, or web learning, projects. This ease of access is the reason why the open source software is one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) in the world.

April 30 – May 4, 2015 the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, MD hosted the Department of Energy’s 2015 National Science Bowl® Finals. The National Science Bowl® Finals are a four day nationwide academic competition that tests students’ knowledge in all areas of science and mathematics. Teams from across the country descend on our nation’s capital every year to compete against one another in categories ranging from biology to physics.

If your website is in need of an overhaul, and your organization does not have the IT staff necessary to complete the changes, a web management service will need to be brought in. A web management service firm houses staff members for all parts of website management and maintenance ranging from solutions architects to web programmers and system administrators.

A Content Management System, or a CMS, is the backbone of almost every dynamically updated website on the internet. CMSs separate your website’s code from its content - meaning your website’s information is handled independent of its structure. CMSs sync a web server to a database, which is where the site’s content lives.

Your website’s 99% is an important piece of information to understand. 99% represents the overwhelming majority of visits and interactions with your website. By understanding how your visitors are accessing your website you too can ensure it functions flawlessly for 99% of its use-case scenarios.

Content management is a huge part of business for today’s websites. After a meteoric rise in the number of internet users and social media sharing over the past decade today’s businesses need to keep their website’s content fresh and up-to-date in order to attract repeat visits and interactions.

Quality Assurance on the web, often referred to as QA, is a proof and review of a product or deliverable - in our case web applications and websites. QA is independent of the design and development processes in order to test a product’s many uses in the myriad of ways an enduser, especially those unfamiliar with the software, might. The QA process is expected to discover design issues and development errors while testing a product’s user interface (UI) and gauging the user experience (UX).

Thanks to the digital age Non-Profit Organizations (NPOs) are more equipped than ever to disseminate information and garner support worldwide. Once a visitor has landed on your website there are hundreds of free tools that can be employed by NPOs to turn anonymous visitors into vocal supporters. Here are four of our favorite free web tools to advance your NPO’s mission.