Last evening, I had the pleasure of organizing the first mobile and location-based marketing event for an organization of which I am on the board, the AMA Boston. I designed an immersive learning experience for participants, trying out location-based services in a marketing tour of Harvard Square, but I feel that at the end of the evening, I was the learner.
Or, What Bikers and Coach Bag Collectors Now Have in Common....
Visitors were out in force around Newbury Street yesterday, and although tourists enjoying the (rare) sunny weather were gathering at sidewalk tables, the Hynes Convention Center was filled with digital professionals of all stripes, there for Enterprise 2.0, the biggest social business conference around. We were there to see Acquia launch the new version of their social platform Commons at their Commons and Cocktails party.
Watch this webinar to learn what factors make a product resonate with users, how to determine what your end users really need from your product rather than what they say they need, factors beyond your product itself that help determine the user experience, and ways to structure user experience so that users learn how to use an application quickly with less training.
When working on a site redesign, one of the main questions site owners often have is how to make sure that months and years of careful SEO work, often building to #1 rankings in the search engines, can be preserved when the new site launches. We’ve all heard of site relaunches in which a company dropped from page one in Google to page 20, or disappeared for weeks altogether. Then there are complaints from users who had a specific page bookmarked, only to find it gone when they visit the site. These concerns are especially top of mind when deploying a new CMS.
Well, the content management world is about to change once again - with Drupal leading the charge. Team Drupal has been hard at work re-architecting, extending, enhancing, tuning - and just all around 'making it great' and the team will release Drupal 7 on January 7th.
Watch this webinar on academic recruiting with Drupal, hosted by Jason Smith of OHO Interactive and Bryan House of Acquia. You'll learn about research, features, and functionality, and why Drupal is great for higher education websites.
Internet Explorer has a 31 stylesheet limit for stylesheets that are added to pages using the link tag. Since this is such a large number this limit is usually not an issue but on more complex sites, especially Drupal sites with many enabled modules, hitting this limit is fairly easy. The consequence being that every stylesheet after the 31st will not load.