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Free SSL upgrade for our Drupal customers

Today we implemented an important security upgrade for many of our Drupal Managed Hosting customers.

You are likely already aware of secure web pages, and the importance of looking for the padlock icon in your browser's address bar when making online purchases. What you may not know is that the entire web is moving towards this standard.

With a secure web page, all traffic between the site and your browser is encrypted. This is obviously important for e-commerce, but as the web becomes more sophisticated, it is becoming important for ordinary web pages as well.

When does decoupling make sense?

From "The Future of CMS" by Todd Ross Nienkerk, Digital Strategist, CEO, and Partner at Four Kitchens.

Online publisher Quartz throws out tradition in its new homepage design

In their approach to their latest homepage design, designers at online news outlet Quartz posed the question,  "If you start throwing out the old conventions, what can you do instead?" For a long time homepages for news outlets have served as a dashboard of sorts, featuring streams of headlines and teasers. Quartz's latest approach, launched last week, aims to put a face on the publication. 

Smart Autocomplete Navigation with Drupal 7

Recently we were tasked with building a simple widget that would provide prospective students with suggestions for school programs based on a catalogue of pre-set keywords.  The idea was to help visitors narrow down their choices based on a variety of criteria including program topics (e.g., "ecology", "modern languages") and personal interests (e.g., "research", "singing"). Since some visitors would certainly know a program by name, it would also look up matches on the title.

5 Quick and Easy Enhancements for your Mobile Website

To design and develop an optimum mobile experience requires a great deal of skill, not to mention an aptitude for patience. But there are a few things anyone with basic web skills can do that take little time yet make a big difference. 

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