Stuff about Drupal Development


Celebrating 20 Years with a New Look

Back in 1999, when the world was bracing itself for the dreaded Y2K bug, a budding entrepreneur was building a business during his college classes. When Shaun Tyndall was shy of 20 himself and people were dialing into their America Online accounts, he was learning how to design a logo and build websites in “cyberspace.” In May of 1999, Inclind was incorporated and, over the last twenty years has evolved significantly from a one man band crafting proprietary ColdFusion websites to a digital agency that champions open source in all aspects of our work — from how we build websites to how we work with people.

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Get to the BC Gets an Upgrade to Drupal 8

With the launch of its new website, gettothebc.com, not just Butler County, OH’s donuts are looking good. The Butler County Visitors Bureau (BCVB) made the move from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8, while getting a whole new website look and feel. With an improved landing page for their famous Donut Trail, a new interactive and engaging home page design, and a simplified site architecture, web visitors can “get to the BC” with ease.

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Preparing for Drupal 7 End-of-Life in 2021

It was recently announced that Drupal 7 will no longer be supported as of November 2021 which sent up a big firestorm throughout the Drupal community. If your website is in Drupal 7, you may not be feeling concerned since 2021 sure feels far away, right? Well, if your website is on the D7 platform, you might want to start making plans and getting the budget together to make a migration. There are a lot of websites that will need to be upgraded and if you get down to the wire, you could be competing for your developer’s time and attention to make this move.

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5 Reasons to Consider a Website Maintenance Plan

The team here Inclind tends to compare the process of building a website to building a house. Our crew has been building website “homes” for businesses and nonprofits for 20 years now and similar to the expectations of a modern house, websites today look a lot different from the those of 20 years ago. Another similarity — websites require ongoing support and maintenance to keep them looking good and functioning properly.

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Break Up With Your Closed-Source CMS Like AEM

We’ve seen it first-hand — marketing teams buried under cumbersome content management systems yet fearful of making the move to a content management system (CMS) that will better serve them. The concern of a lengthy time frame and intense level of effort to migrate to a more suitable platform can prevent teams from achieving their digital marketing goals. The thought of a long, drawn out replatforming can evoke sheer dread. But guess what...we are here to tell you that making a move from a closed source CMS like Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) can actually be completed efficiently, within a reasonable time frame and without a whole lot of pain.

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Increase Engagement with a Customer Portal

Are you thinking beyond your Drupal website just being, well, a website? If your website simply functions as an internet brochure for your business, there are ways to leverage your website’s platform to improve engagement with your customers or simplify processes to make communication easier.

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Weighing the Benefits of Open Source Over Proprietary Content Management Solutions

Here at Inclind, it’s no secret that we’re crazy-big fans of the superhero-like software and content management systems provided by Drupal and WordPress. But we thought we’d point out why we feel open source software (OSS) is a much more viable option for businesses over proprietary, or closed source, software. And we’ll show you first-hand how we proved the benefits of converting from proprietary to open source with the Beebe Women’s Health website.

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Going Headless and Leveraging the Power of Decoupled Drupal to Create Powerful Web Applications

You might have heard the terms decoupled Drupal or the more sinister sounding headless Drupal - but what the heck does that mean? Basically, you can use the powerful Drupal 8 CMS with custom front-facing website that stands alone as opposed to having the theme and backend powered solely by Drupal.

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