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Marco Carbone
May 13, 2009

Drupal for Privacy Buffs: Configuring Your Drupal 6 Site to Work Without Cookies for Anonymous Users

A Drupal 6 site we are currently building has a requirement to not set cookies for anonymous users. In this blog post, I describe the hack-free solution we implemented for them that prevents Drupal from setting cookies. ... more
Aaron Winborn
May 11, 2009

The New York State Senate

New York State Senate
After winning control of the New York State Senate for the first time in almost 50 years, the Democratic party turned to Advomatic to quickly deploy a new website powered by Drupal. There were many challenges to be overcome,... more
Dave Hansen-Lange
May 11, 2009

Drupal Maintainability I - Let Drupal work for you.

Here at Advomatic our bread and butter are site planning, Drupal development, and Drupal hosting. We host... more
Fred Gooltz
May 7, 2009

New York State Senate, Advomatic, and the Politics of eGovernment

New York State Senate
Last November, after most of the last century in the minority, the New York State Senate Democrats finally won control of the State’s upper chamber. With the majority came budget control and the power to make Senate-wide infrastructure choices - including internet decisions. This is how... more
Jack Haas
May 6, 2009

Tales from the IE Freakshow: There's limit on the number of CSS files it can load

The prankster that it is, Internet Explorer has thrown an issue at us recently that really had us scratching our head for a little bit. It turns out, IE 6/7/8 has a limit on the number of CSS files you can load. Anyone who's worked on a medium to large Drupal site knows that you can have a very... more
Jack Haas
May 5, 2009

Calling it a wrap: A checklist for your theme's finishing touches

Whew. It's finally over. Months and months have gone by, and the project you've been working on is almost ready for launch. Normally, you'd be happy to just push the project to the back of your mind... more
Dylan Clear
May 1, 2009

Zen and the Art of Drupal Maintenance

Recently while rummaging through my bookshelf for a good book, I came across Robert Pirsig's classic Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (ZMM). One of the occupational hazards of web work is having your... more
Amanda Luker
Apr 30, 2009

Applying imagecache presets to user profile pictures in Drupal 6

Here’s a mini tutorial on applying imagecache presets to user profile pictures. This isn’t hard to do -- a breeze compared to what one had to do in Drupal 5 -- but this write-up might still save someone a little time, I hope! ... more
Amanda Luker
Apr 28, 2009

The Advomatic redesign process

Jack and I, co-designers/themers at Advomatic, were given no boundaries for our first redesign attempts. "We want to keep the Advodude and Advofont branding, but beyond that I'm open to anything," Adam said. As designers know, the word "anything" is... more
Adam Mordecai
Apr 27, 2009

Advomatic 2.0 - Now with 200% more Awesome!

Sometimes it’s not when you see the light, but when you feel the heat that things change. Here’s the saga of Advomatic’s shiny new site, and what makes it 200% great. When we founded Advomatic on January 1, 2005, word-of-mouth referrals from co-workers at the Dean campaign were already... more
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