Drupal node_save action firing in a hook (gotcha)

Recently while developing a website for a client I ran into this issue which is so simple, yet the effects so devastating. First a bit of background. I was trying to use a hook that is fired by an existing action to update some fields on the same node after the action has occurred. This […]

Published on: 5 October 2012
Posted by: Sami K.

Is Twenty Twelve Good Enough for Your WordPress Blog?

Every year, WordPress comes out with a new theme to serve as the default theme for its growing population of bloggers. For this year, the WordPress team has come up with the Twenty Twelve, which numerous users have described as being infinitely readable and, best of all, remarkably responsive – a welcomed quality considering how […]

Published on: 17 September 2012
Posted by: Chad C.

Drupal vs. WordPress – Why recommend Drupal instead of WordPress?

A client recently asked us why we would recommend Drupal instead of WordPress for migrating a custom content management system to Drupal. This is a multilingual site for an IPTV company. Below is our answer. Now each client is different, and the factors mentioned below were important to the specific client. Drupal is more secure […]

Published on: 6 September 2012
Posted by: Sami K.

Content centric networks are the future

According to this interesting article: Such changes could make things much more interesting for the years to come. Instead of worrying about where content was stored, you simply have a cache in your house that hosts all of your files and ask for them… Once they are found they are delivered to your desktop. If […]

Published on: 7 August 2012
Posted by: Sami K.

Web design mistakes and a suggestion for restaurants, bars, bistros, and cafes in Calgary

Developers of websites intended for bars, restaurants, bistros, and cafes in Calgary, Airdrie, Edmonton, Red Deer, Lethbridge, and many other cities in Alberta are notorious for creating web sites with bad design. This is because of the voluminous images and excessive elements that makes it difficult for the visitors to determine exactly what their menus […]

Published on: 22 July 2012
Posted by: Sami K.

Google vs. Bing Load Times

Now this is conjecture and opinion, I do not have proof of anything that I am about to say, and you have to make your own conclusions on the veracity of these claims based on your own experience. One interesting thing that I recently noticed is that Google search seems to be slower on Firefox, […]

Published on: 30 June 2012
Posted by: Sami K.
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Useful elements of modern web design for website owners

We know that every website owner requires hands-on involvement with their web sites. That’s why we develop our websites on publishing platforms in such a way that they are easy to use and to edit. Drupal, WordPress, and Joomla are typical tools we use, and we use these tools in such a way that it […]

Published on: 26 June 2012
Posted by: Sami K.

E-mail marketing, still lovin’ it

Every company aspires to satisfy their clients. When customers are satisfied, they may return giving a company return business. They may even recommend your organization to their friends, earning you even more customers and more business. When more visitors wind up on your website, you should be able to convince them to enroll on your […]

Published on: 25 June 2012
Posted by: Sami K.

Open Source CMS – WordPress vs. Joomla! vs. Drupal

WordPress, Drupal and Joomla are the three most well known content management system (CMS) applications that are commonly used by web developers today. These applications are essential for the design and development of websites and blogs. The three are free, open source software which can be used forever without paying a licensing fee to any […]

Published on: 21 May 2012
Posted by: AJ B.