Choosing the Right Website Platform for your Business

I have met a number of small business owners who used Wix to create and manage their website.  I haven’t used it personally before but am familiar with its do-it-yourself-drag-n-drop features that make it easy to build your own website without hiring outside designers and developers.  In the same category are Weebly and Sqaurespace all […]

Why You Must Have SSL for your Website

If you have a website, you must have SSL on your website. If you’ve never heard of this term, it stands for Secure Socket Layer and it is a means to provide security and authentication for your website. Why SSL is Important Let’s say that you are at a Starbucks and using their free wifi. […]

Drupal as a mobile backend platform

Drupal can be a great backend platform for building native mobile applications rapidly. For those not familiar with Drupal, it is an open-source content management system like WordPress that has been gaining popularity and attracted a strong base of developers and users since it was initially released in 2000. Most notably, is running on […]

Enable Distance Filtering in Drupal Services

When developing mobile apps, location is one of core components that nearly all mobile apps are developed with.  However, when it comes to building mobile apps with Drupal, working with location can be challenging.  There are number of geo-related modules and discussions on enabling location by working with Views.  But in our case, we decided not to […]

Time Spent on Mobile Continues to Rise

US consumers spend nearly 2.5 hrs on mobile devices everyday. According to a report by eMarketer, US consumers now spend more time on mobile devices than on desktop and laptop combined.  Nielson released a related report titled “The New Digital Consumer.”  According to the report, US adults spent on average 34 hours per month using the […]

Fixing permissions and ownership in Drupal 7

If you work with Drupal a lot and you’re on linux, you will come across times when you have to migrate/copy/restore your site from one location to another – sometimes on the same server, other times on a new server or your local machine. And when you move/copy/migrate your Drupal instance, you will notice that […]

Setting Up Local WordPress using Staging and Git on Siteground

This article is for WordPress developers who use GoGeek plan with Siteground. Siteground provides staging and git features to make it easy to develop WordPress themes and plugins for developers and their teams. Using the staging feature, you can create content and test plugins and themes safely on staging environment before deploying to production. To […]

How to Reach Mobile Consumers for Small Businesses

Latest findings in mobile trends show that businesses numbers that we should pay attention to: 187.5 million people in the US have smartphones – that’s 77% of entire US population! Apple’s iPhone is the most popular device – almost 43% of all smartphone owners have Apple devices, followed by Samsung with 28% Google Android leads […]