The Cheeky Monkey Media Blog

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Considerations When Moving from Drupal to WordPress

April 27, 2022 / Considerations When Moving from Drupal to WordPress

When thinking about moving from Drupal to WordPress, there are many reasons why organizations wait to upgrade. It can be budgetary constraints, lack of CMS knowledge, or technical complexity. But whether you’re just starting to research your CMS option…
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Drupal 7 Support Extended to Nov 2023

March 14, 2022 / Drupal 7 Support Extended to Nov 2023

One of the greatest Drupal platforms, but a little past its prime, Drupal 7 is still actively operating on over 600,000 websites, out of more than 1.7 million sites that use the Drupal platform. Its legacy and usage is significant, considering Drupal 9…
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4 Ways to Budget for a Drupal 9/10 Migration

February 2, 2022 / Dennis Powers

Just so you’ve got a brief backstory and timeline for the last few years of Drupal platform updates: Back in September 2018, Dries Buytaert, founder and project lead of Drupal, announced: “Drupal 7 will be end-of-life in November 2022, Drupal 9 will be…
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Drupal 10 Is on Its Way: How You Can Prepare

January 26, 2022 / Drupal 10 Is on Its Way: How You Can Prepare

The next evolution of Drupal is just around the corner! The Cheeky Monkey Media team are breaking down everything you need to know, including when Drupal 10 is being released, a summary of the new features and how you can prepare your Drupal site for t…
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Keep your customers! Drupal + eCommerce + You

May 1, 2020 / Danielle Thornton

  Snapshot: eCommerce + Drupal Every business can benefit from e-Commerce. As we are learning to accommodate the changing landscape of our businesses and how we connect with our customers, e-Commerce is a great way to start. Similar to our previou…
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Migration; More Than Monarchs

February 13, 2020 / Kodie Beckley

Hi. Please read the next paragraph in your best David Attenborough voice. When the majestic monarch takes flight on its marathon migration to Mexico, it’s easy to be moved by their mission. Each year hundreds of thousands of the small, winged creatures…
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Module Mayhem in the Drupal Kitchen

August 29, 2019 / Kodie Beckley

In my opinion, there’s nothing in the world quite like learning a new skill. It’s a huge rush figuring out how to do something you didn’t know how to do before. You start with the basics, and then once you’ve got the gist of it, you begin to improve. O…
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Drupal 8 and 9 Features That Have Us Going Bananas

June 13, 2019 / Cody Misura

Just when you think Drupal couldn’t get any dumber, it goes and adds some great new features….. And TOTALLY redeems itself! via GIPHY Released back in November of 2015, Drupal 8 has been slowly but steadily upping its game. In case you’ve been lost in…
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There is no reason to wait until Drupal 9

June 10, 2019 / Cody Misura

Why? Because instead of building a radically new version of Drupal in a separate codebase, Drupal 9 is being built in Drupal 8. You might be thinking… “Huh?!” Well, what this means is that the upgrade experience will be as smooth as a monkeys bottom. D…
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The Drupal Checklist Every Developer Needs

November 8, 2017 / Cody Misura

Are you almost finished setting up your Drupal website? At a glance, everything might look ready to go. But, before you hit “publish,” you need to make sure you haven’t made any mistakes. A writer proofreads before they post an article. Similarly, a de…
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WordPress vs Drupal Showdown

August 11, 2017 / Treena Bjarnason

Introduction In today’s technology era, now is the time to have an engaging online presence. As of 2020, there are over 1.74 billion websites on the internet, with more being updated and created each day. Selecting the right Content Management System(C…
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Working Towards a Consistent Local Environment

April 6, 2017 / John Lutz

The Situation That Prompted Change The monkey house (aka Cheeky Monkey Media) has been expanding a lot during the past few years. Our team has been growing. We’ve been working on more and larger projects, and we’ve been branching out to include more se…
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