Important notice for our Drupal clients regarding critical security announcement

An unusual public service announcement was issued by the Drupal Security Team earlier today as a "highly critical" follow-up to a previous security advisory from October 15.  It warns that Drupal sites (version 7.x) that have not been patched or that were not patched quickly enough should be assumed to be compromised

This notice is to reassure our customers that Othermachines acted quickly to patch all Drupal sites within the specified safe window, so no further action is required. Read on...

Solving performance issues with Windows 8 + Wampserver + Drupal

For quite some time I had been having performance issues working with websites locally on my Windows 8 machine. This is not exactly an uncommon problem, and there seems to be no one solution that works for everyone. After spending a Saturday working through many issue threads resulting in at least a dozen possible solutions, I found a particular combo that worked for me.

Does your mobile navigation work?

In Luke Wroblewski's excellent 5-minute video,  he pinpoints four considerations when deciding what will work best for your mobile app or website navigation:

Content first, navigation second - Are you giving your visitors immediate value?

Maintain context - Can your visitors explore their navigation options without losing their place?


Strong market for Drupal talent

This week the the DrupalAssociation released compelling numbers that confirm there is strong demand for Drupal skills in the job market. 

Web Design Throwback: Mid-90s

In August, Microsoft celebrated its 20th anniversary by reminding everyone what their original homepage looked like in 1994. I thought it would be fun to play, too. Remember, this is the mid-nineties, so don't judge! :-)

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