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We are all adjusting to a strange new world where suddenly work meetings, university classes, pottery lessons and conference presentations are delivered online. While at times there can be some adjustment pains, everything going virtual has some advantages too. I've been able to virtually attend a web accessibility talk in Miami, a synthetic biology conference in Hong Kong and a dance class in New York, all while wearing grey sweatpants I've had since high school. But I'm young, tech savvy and abled. I'm sure not everyone is benefiting from the world moving online in the same way I am.Read More about 9 Easy Ways to Make Your Webinars and Meetings More Accessible »
During a recent Web Fundamentals training, I was showing students how to make lists of content. If you've written any HTML before, you've likely used the
<ul> tag to create an unordered bullet list.
After showing the class how to do this, I showed them the less frequently used
<ol> tag, which creates an ordered list, like so:
Drupal 9.0 was launched earlier this month as a continuation of Drupal 8. This time around, the core update was more about updating the technology underlying Drupal's codebase and eliminating dependencies than introducing brand-new features, but fear not: we'll be getting some of those soon enough.
Drupal releases features on a semi-annual basis, and version 9.1 is expected to be rolled out around December this year.Read More about What's Next for Drupal 9? »
At Evolving Web, we're committed to sharing our expertise and insights so that you can remain productive while working remotely.
Here are some things you can consider doing—and examples of how we've been doing them—to help your clients, your teams, and your community.Read More about Evolving Web's Guide to Remote Working »
Originally from Winnipeg, MB, I moved to Fredericton, NB before beginning high school. I’ve always had interests in a variety of areas. I have a background as a musician, experience with content creation and design, and a fascination with computers. I was interested in learning more about web development, and working with an experienced agency seemed like an ideal way to gain those valuable skills.Read More about My First Month as an Intern at Evolving Web »
The recent official launch of Drupal 9.0 represents 4 and a half years of improvements (and more than 4,500 individual contributors) to the open source CMS designed to support the most ambitious digital experiences. The official party line, so to speak, is that "the big deal about Drupal 9 is that it's not a big deal."Read More about Drupal 8 vs. Drupal 9: More Features for Content Editors »
Use the web for a short amount of time and you'll no doubt bump into an accordion, one of those collapsible elements that, when clicking on the title, opens up to reveal more information. Click the title again, and it closes back up.
For higher education IT departments, it's a familiar scenario.
Your team is in charge of managing hundreds of websites that support different mission-critical areas of your organization. You are responsible for updating the sites, keeping them all up and running, and optimizing their performance. Additionally, each site has its own small team updating content, creating new features, and working within the Drupal admin system. They are predominantly non-technical users, and reach out to your team whenever they need help.Read More about Empowering Universities With Large-scale Drupal Platforms Using Custom Upstreams »