Content Strategy

Making Better UX Choices: Advice for Drupal Developers

I started my career as a Drupal developer, but with time I shifted towards content strategy and user experience (UX), which made me realize, among many other things, how developer decisions impact design. That's why I believe any Drupal developer can use this advice: everyone who contributes to building a website also contributes to UX. When we all incorporate UX design thinking into our work, the quality of our output can only get better.

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My First 3 Months at Evolving Web

Last August, I joined Evolving Web as a Content Writer & Editor. Three months later, I have to say this has been a fantastic journey! I'm super proud of being part of an incredible marketing team and a true digital powerhouse. Here I'll share a few impressions of Evolving Web and how its collaborative culture and welcoming environment have already taught me some lessons and enabled me to develop my skills.

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Essential CMS Features for Higher Education Websites

Higher education websites can demand a lot from their content management systems. Since there are literally dozens of CMS options and features to consider, how can we narrow it down?

With a core practice in higher education, we've seen—and resolved—all kinds of CMS implementation challenges. Here we'll take a look at some must-have CMS features for your higher education website.

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Implementing Content Publication Workflows in Drupal

Producing relevant, up-to-date online content is a challenge for content managers everywhere. The bigger your content output and the more stakeholders you have involved in the process, the harder it is to keep track of whatever is being created, edited, and published. If this is your use case, what you need is a clear, easily manageable content publication workflow.

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3 Ways to Avoid Common Information Architecture Mistakes

We all recognize bad information architecture when we see it on a website. There are some signs that the creators didn't do a great job in terms of content structure and organization:

  • Confusing menu labels
  • Haphazard topic organization
  • Critical information and actions jumbled in with general news and marketing copy
  • Site searches that return useless, obsolete information

While it's frustrating to come across these issues on someone else's website, it feels much worse when we realize we've made those mistakes ourselves.

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