Posts Tagged: Drupal

WordPress Disrupts Itself

WordPress is a great platform… but the things that have really held it back in my mind are: The User Experience – Sure it’s better than Drupal out of the gate. Hell, out of the box even Excel is easier for a noob than Drupal… but WordPress’ UI is fully of clunky… issues. Things that you can’t fix… Read more »

WordPress owns the web

Sometimes it goes up and down through the course of a month, but it’s still a pretty fun milestone that we can now say about one in four websites are now powered by the scrappy open source underdog with its roots stretching all the way back to a single person in Corsica, France. We should… Read more »

Don’t mistake hard problems for valuable problems

“People sometimes mistake hard problems (in the computer science sense) for valuable problems (in the business sense). Sometimes that venn diagram overlaps (like Google’s search algorithms). But there’s a number of cases where there’s a really valuable problem, but it’s not particularly hard on the technology side (AirBnB is an example of this).” – Ryan King… Read more »

The end of web design

With SquareSpace (and similar platforms) out in the market, Do-It-Yourself website design just got more powerful. Here’s what it means for website developers in terms of leveraging SquareSpace as a development tool and in terms of adding value to what SquareSpace cannot do. A new article by Christine about the changes happening in the web world.

Building High Traffic Websites

What’s the best system to build your website on? Well of course “best” is subjective, but BuiltWith can tell you what other people think. It turns out that for high traffic sites, people use WordPress or Drupal. At the lower end WordPress has EVEN MORE of a lead and Joomla has a larger market share… Read more »

WordPress for Blogs

We’ve made a number of sites for clients using WordPress, but so far all my experience with WordPress has been around using it as a CMS. I’ve known that “WordPress is great for blogs” for a while, and even written about it, but I hadn’t used it much so for the next couple of weeks I’ve… Read more »