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ASAE Annual MeetingUnleashed Technologies recently joined over 4,700 participants at the 2016 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Salt Lake City. For our firm’s second appearance participating as an exhibitor, we decided to offer attendees insight into how association professionals view their organization’s digital landscape by completing a brief survey at our booth.

AM&P Annual Meeting in DCAt Unleashed Technologies, we couldn’t think of a better idea than bringing clarity to the publishers of AM&P about their industries’ online landscape while simultaneously helping to battle childhood with donations to The Literacy Lab.

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.

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.

Page TypesA Page Type is a unique page defined during the Discovery Phase that leverages both a content type and global/conditional components to create a unique user experience. It is important to be able to distinguish between Content Types and Unique Page Types so you can understand how they evolve during a build. 

Drupal No-Acronyms Guide When I started learning about Drupal, I found it very hard to find resources that would help put Drupal in context with regards to the broader web and my own experience. Everything I found would assume a certain amount of knowledge and use a lot of acronyms. Here is a beginner’s guide to Drupal for people who know nothing about Drupal.

Manual Large Scale Site Migration To WordPressThe work involved in migrating a 20-year-old, 10,000-page website into a CMS ecosystem for the first time is daunting for both agency and client alike. The potential for a well-planned project to go off the rails is high, and a great planning process is necessary in order to build scope around the work.

Flexibility vs. Ease of Use: Where Does One Draw the Line?Do we trade flexibility for ease of use? Is that what best serves the organization? Answering a complex question that can go either way is best solved by data to the highest extent possible. During this process, I charted the most important elements that can help gauge flexibility vs. ease of use.

Open Source vs. Proprietary CMSThere is a death coming to proprietary content management systems. The truth is open source is more than capable and in many instances, the best option for organizations looking to maximize their investment online. 

Web Typography: Google Fonts, TypekitA while back, I wrote a post about the importance of custom fonts for a frontend theme. With the advancements in operating systems, font files and outlines and browsers, designers have more freedom and control than ever before with web typography.