Responsive & adaptive grids with Susy, Sass & Compass in Drupal 7

Here at Advomatic we've experimented with several approaches to responsive design over the past few years. I think the "mobile first" philosophy became popular right in the nick of time. There was a point when we'd detect if the user was on a mobile device and then deliver a separate mobile theme. This meant two… Read more »

Vote for Advomatic in the Blue Drop Awards

The Blue Drop Awards honor the best Drupal websites. They are voted on by the Drupal community and two sites developed by Advomatic are now finalists. Global Zero is a finalist for Best Advocacy Website US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is a finalist for Best Government Website Support us by… Read more »

Website Developed by Advomatic a 2013 Webby Honoree

American English, a site Advomatic developed for the US Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs is now a Webby Honoree! “The American English website provides resources for teaching and learning English as a Foreign Language (EFL), exploring American culture, and encouraging conversation within the global EFL community” says the Bureau’s site. The… Read more »

Congrats to Global Zero on Their New Site

Congratulations to Global Zero on the launch of their new site. In case you haven’t been reading the news Global Zero is the international movement for the elimination of all nuclear weapons. Global Zero came to Advomatic because they needed their new website to serve as a platform for member-driven activism. Additional goals for the… Read more »

Should you be interested in the new Drupal 8?

Drupal 8, originally scheduled for an August 2013 release, will from all appearances not just be another version upgrade. There will be extensive improvements on issues that matter to all types of Drupal users. That last sentence doesn’t do it justice. Really Drupal 8 will be a quantum leap among Content Management Systems and Web-Application… Read more »

Advo Workshop at Rootscamp Conference

We are presenting an updated version of our popular session How to Ensure Your Web Project is a Complete Failure at Rootscamp this week. Our session is 3:00 PM on Friday in Room 154A. It’s a sarcastic and informative look at what organizations often do wrong in their website planning process. Rootscamp is an “Unconference”… Read more »

Congrats to AlterNet on Their New Site [UPDATED]

Have you been to AlterNet.org lately? Doesn’t their new site look great? Wait… it looks the same to you? Good! Because Advomatic was hired to migrate their site to Drupal while maintaining the existing visual design that was working so well for their readers. AlterNet is one of my favorite news sites– great coverage of… Read more »

How To Ensure Your Web Development Project is a Complete Failure

Our workshop at Netroots Nation was a huge hit so by popular demand we’re sharing Aaron’s slides. The presentation is called “How to Ensure Your Web Development Project is a Complete Failure”. Our section of the presentation addresses the project management mishaps that can happen when nonprofits (and really anyone) want to launch a web… Read more »

Committed To Drupal

We’re proud to announce that Advomatic developer David Rothstein has been named a new Drupal 7 core co-maintainer! Drupal works because incredibly talented people like David put their time and creativity into making this open source platform the strongest around. Excuse me while I play James Lipton for a minute to ask David how he… Read more »