How to Integrate a WordPress Form with MailChimp

Skill level for content editors: Intermediate I’m a big fan of MailChimp. In a perfect world, MailChimp would build a WordPress plugin that gave you feature parity with the MailChimp app. Forms design, list management, bulk mailouts, and that funky chimp mascot. That’s not about to ..... Read more

Drupal Panels: A Tutorial for Site Editors

Skill Level: Intermediate In our last Drupal blog , we demonstrated how to use blocks in Drupal 7 when you want to show content in a different region or add a new ‘block’ of content to your existing layout. If your theme doesn’t support the layout and regions you need, however, ..... Read more

Git Version Control: Rewriting History

Skill Level: Novice One of the biggest wishes people have is that they could go back and change things, maybe take a different path. In life this is usually impossible but when coding it’s easily done with versioning software. My favourite is the Git version control system . Git gives you the ..... Read more
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Drupal Blocks: A Tutorial for Advanced Content Editors

If you’ve ever wanted to move content around or add customized content to your website’s layout, there are 2 main options familiar to Drupal users: Blocks – part of Drupal 7 core Panels - a contributed module This blog helps site editors understand how to work with blocks and ..... Read more
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How to Restore a Drupal Website After It’s Been Hacked

Security management has become a vital part of a website administrator’s role. With hacker attacks taking place every few minutes, Drupal administrators are finding there’s more to do when it comes to securing the site, troubleshooting, and resolving problems caused by malicious code. ..... Read more
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How to Back Up and Restore a Drupal Website

In the old days, system administrators backed up files on a regular schedule so that they could recover after disk errors or a faulty software upgrade. Now that hacker incursions are so common, backups aren’t just good IT practice: they’re an essential part of security management . A ..... Read more

Drupal Security for Admins

“Drupal is designed to support enterprise level security.” What does it really mean when you’re accountable for the security of your Drupal website ? The Internet is a dynamic environment. Software changes, new threats appear, and your website maintenance needs to keep pace. A 100 ..... Read more

Git vs Subversion: A Management View of Version Control

We all know that the version control system (VCS) a development team uses impacts efficiency and workflow. From a management standpoint, however, it’s also important to know whether a VCS supports your business requirements. The decision to use a centralized or distributed VCS should ..... Read more

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