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The Basics of BEM Construction BEM stands for Block, Element, Modifier and is a popular semantic method to create naming classes for your HTML DOM objects. It takes some of the work out of selecting appropriate classnames (one of the most difficult tasks a developer faces).

Drupal EntitiesAs developers, time after time, we come across numerous terms that gain a new meaning in the context of which technology we're using them. Moreover, a lot of times, you'll find that certain terms mean one thing on one platform and something else in another! Drupal, itself, is no different, as it has many different terminologies that are used in the community.

Drupal 8 Webform ModuleDrupal 8 now comes with the Contact module built in. This adds basic form functionality to the site to be used as personal or site-wide contact forms. However, in many cases, this is not enough. Luckily, there are options for you to choose from. With many of the features from Drupal 7 ported over, the Webform module for Drupal 8 is a feature-packed option that I prefer to employ. Here are 3 reasons why.

Google Tag ManagerScenario: you are the “website person” at your organization, and someone from marketing sends you an email with a few lines of code. They ask you to add it to your website so they can start tracking conversions. You write back, “Where? Why? What is this?” The response, “It’s a conversion pixel from Facebook. Just add it please.”

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. 

Bare-Metal vs. Virtual Environments - Part 1In the past few years, we’ve seen a number of new terms emerge in the industry. Two of which, pertaining to cloud computing, are ‘Bare Metal’ and ‘Virtual’ environments. 

The Art of Consolidated FeedbackQuality Assurance (QA) is a critical part of every web project and initiative. It establishes that code fulfills business expectations through scope, as well as functions, performs and displays in accordance with the objectives set as the metrics for success.

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.

Must Have Drupal 8 CKEditor ModulesNow that Drupal 8 has a CKEditor WYSIWYG editor built into Drupal, core developers can remove the “Install and configure the WYSIWYG module and CKEditor library” from their initial site setup to do list.

Hiring Top Talent at Unleashed TechnologiesAt Unleashed Technologies, we work diligently to ensure our clients receive the best service possible. One way we do that is to hire and develop top talent in our Production Department, the people responsible for building the websites and web applications for our clients.