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Ideas about the things we know best: web technology, digital strategy, and creating compelling digital experiences.

Win a 360 Camera at DrupalCon Dublin

Thought by Leigh Anderson, Marketing Content Writer

At FFW, we’re packing our bags and grabbing our passports as we prepare to travel to Ireland for next week’s DrupalCon. Expect to see us in sessions, on signs, and at the exhibit hall: we’re sponsors, we’re speakers, and we’re excited to be there.

September 20, 2016

Calling all Texans: Come Learn about Drupal 8 in DFW and Houston this Month

Thought by Ray Saltini, Director, FFW Center of Excellence
If you live in Texas and you’re interested in helping your organization reach the right audiences more effectively for less money, you’re in luck! FFW is offering two free trainings later this month in both Dallas and Houston.
September 02, 2016

The ABC's of Drupal: Dev Ops, Display and Distribution

Thought by Ray Saltini, Director, FFW Center of Excellence

For anyone who's ever looked up a definition of a Drupal term and been left wondering what it all means, here are some practical real world explanations you can use to navigate the Drupalverse. Watch this space and use comments to send us your feedback and requests.

August 24, 2016

Mastering the Basics: The Content Plan

Thought by Ray Saltini, Director, FFW Center of Excellence

It is amazing how often the content equation is underestimated or misunderstood whether building new properties or renewing existing sites.

August 09, 2016

Breaking New Ground - Tapping Free Open Source Drupal to Achieve Big Gains in the Energy Sector

Thought by Ray Saltini, Director, FFW Center of Excellence

Upheavals in the energy sector in recent years are driving a new Texas-sized need for efficiencies in all facets of business operations and are leading companies to begin mining new areas for streamlining and savings.

Houston, we have a solution.

August 09, 2016

Real Time Government Personalization

Thought by Ray Saltini, Director, FFW Center of Excellence
We got a great response to our Real-Time Personalization Strategies for Government Websites session at Drupal GovCon last week. Download a copy of our slide deck and read more about personalization strategies.
July 29, 2016

The Power of Extending Twig Templates

Thought by David Hernandez, Manager of Learning and Contributions

Extending in Twig is a method by which one template can inherit content from another template, while still being able to override parts of that content. This relationship is easy to imagine if you are familiar with Drupal’s default system of template inheritance.

July 21, 2016

The ABC's of Drupal: Component, Composer, Console

Thought by Ray Saltini, Director, FFW Center of Excellence

When we said we'd introduce you to the ABC's of Drupal we didn't just mean the easy stuff. Here are three C's that will help you understand the power behind Drupal 8.