Human Rights Watch (HRW) has been sharing important stories for over 30 years and we were excited about enhancing the digital story-telling experience in the latest relaunch of HRW.org. Out-of-the-box, Drupal provided a great platform for us to craft tools that matched HRW’s internal publishing workflows, while allowing their publishers to create long-form content with videos, galleries and other rich content.
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A technical architecture document is not only helpful for planning, but can also be used to automate the creation of content types and other site elements. This cuts down on development time, allowing for rapid prototyping. This process plays well into a content first approach to web development and helps the client understand the power of structured content.
One of the greatest challenges when starting a new project is determining how best to align an organization's content with both user needs and business goals. We look to the Core Model approach to guide user behavior.
Clients often request the ability to control the crop of the images. In this post we will look at the Manual Crop module, and apply it to what we set up in part one.
Solid imagery can make or break a design. In our current world of changing screen sizes, screen resolutions, and bandwidth the effective use of imagery has not only become more important, but a lot more challenging.
Google has developed a wide range of products to help teams collaborate on projects. Here at Aten, we use Google Drive to foster collaboration between Aten employees and the awesome organizations we work with on a daily basis.
User surveys are just one tool you can use to understand user preferences that can lead to a successful design.
Most non-profits are great about establishing a vision, mission, and goals for their organizations. All too often though, that strategic work ends up divorced from an organization’s online presence and communications approach. When you’re in the throes of the non-profit hustle and staff are strapped for time with deadlines looming, the website, blog, or Twitter account is oftentimes the first thing to be neglected. While this reality is understandable, an organization’s content is crucial to its success.
Drupal has some powerful tools for creating and managing complex content relationships. Views relationships using Entity References across more than one content type can be used to establish multi-tiered content relationships.