How to make layered banners with multiple images and gradients

We wanted to create a banner that could give a layered effect, similar to a Photoshop compilation. Why would we take this approach you ask? The main reason is so that we could change the images on the website dynamically (another post), have the headings as text, and have the banner be responsive. In the …

Updating to Drupal 9 from Drupal 8

Drupal 8 is now end of life, and if you haven’t already upgraded your site to Drupal 9, now is the time to do so! We’ve finished the process with most of the sites we manage, and here are some notes on how to prepare and go about the upgrade. Check to see that your …

Easy editing with WordPress Gutenberg editor

Getting to know Gutenberg The Gutenberg WordPress editor, also called the WordPress block editor, is a new page builder included in WordPress 5.0+. The Gutenberg editor adds content blocks and page builder-like functionality to every up-to-date WordPress website. Essentially, Gutenberg allows you to take a post or page, and break up the content into various “blocks.” For …

Are you ready for Drupal 9?

We are finishing the process of upgrading Drupal 8 sites to Drupal 9, and can say that the process is a lot easier than it was upgrading 6 to 7. This is because starting with Drupal 8, Drupal switch to work with the underlying Symfony and Twig frameworks, and will remain on these going forward. …

What is Flexbox?

The Flexible Box Layout Module aka “Flexbox”, makes it easier to design flexible responsive layout structure without using float or positioning. Based on the article from W3 Schools, I provide some examples of how to use Flexbox. With Flexbox, the outer layer is called a flex container with its display parameter set to “flex” in …

Adding Default Blocks and Block Patterns to WordPress Post Types?

My colleague, Leon Rainbow, wrote about the advent of Block Patterns in the WordPress Gutenberg Editor back in March. With it, Web developers can assemble a set of blocks that could be reused within the editor to construct relatively complex page elements. Block Patterns can also be assembled without programming using a number of third-party …

New Zoom Apps

Zoom has announced on July 21, 2021 the integration of apps inside of their video conferencing platform. ” Zoom Apps, you can streamline workflows, collaborate with colleagues, and also bring elements of fun and wellness into your interactions with colleagues, friends, and family members. Zoom Apps gives you plenty of screen space to collaborate with …

Art All Night Selects Show Launched

For the last few years we have been working with Artworks Trenton and the Art All Night event to create an interactive gallery for the Art All Night and 10 x 10 events. We created a custom WordPress based Online Art Gallery Service that uses a Contact Form to create a gallery and slideshow. This …