The Cheeky Monkey Media Blog

A few words from the apes, monkeys, and various primates that make up the Cheeky Monkey Super Squad.

There is no reason to wait until Drupal 9

June 10, 2019 / Treena Bjarnason

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 monkey’s bottom.…
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The Drupal Checklist Every Developer Needs

November 8, 2017 / Treena Bjarnason

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 2022, there are over 1.3 billion websites on the internet, with more being updated and created each day. Selecting the right Content Management System(CM…
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Working Towards a Consistent Local Environment

April 6, 2017 / Treena Bjarnason

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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Serious Accolades Prove that We Do More Than ‘Monkey’ Around

February 27, 2017 / Treena Bjarnason

At Cheeky Monkey, one of our goals is to have fun at work. After all, it’s been said that the average worker spends 5 hours and 41 minutes per day at their desk, so why not make the most of it? That being said, we take our work very seriously and it sh…
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Insights from the NHF on Building an Online Community Website

February 9, 2017 / Treena Bjarnason

Two weeks ago, I had the chance to sit down with the National Hemophilia Association (NHF)’s marketing and education team: Jay Patel, Director of Online Marketing and Data Systems Beth Marshall, Director of Communications Kate Nammacher, Director of Ed…
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Making Your Online Properties Fast and Efficient with AMP

December 27, 2016 / Treena Bjarnason

AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) The official definition: The Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Project is an open-source initiative that embodies the vision that publishers can create mobile optimized content once and have it load instantly everywhere. Our…
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PHP 7 Improves Website Performance & User Experience

December 8, 2016 / Treena Bjarnason

PHP 7 Upgrade Gives Cheeky Monkey an Extra Little Something When we decided to convert the Cheeky Monkey Media corporate site to PHP 7, we expected some improvements in web performance We expected the site to run faster and smoother. We expected the pa…
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Branding DrupalCon: A Stunning Brand & Web Style Guide

November 24, 2016 / Treena Bjarnason

Cheeky Monkey Media has been involved in the design and creation of the Drupal Association’s North American DrupalCons since 2015. DrupalCon Los Angeles in 2015 inspired the work of Shepard Fairey and his propaganda/street art stylings. DrupalCon New O…
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Drupal SEO: Hottest Modules & Tools to Boost Organic Traffic

November 9, 2016 / Treena Bjarnason

Wondering how to get your site to rank higher? Are you using Drupal or thinking about using Drupal? You’ve come to the right place! This definitive SEO guide for Drupal websites will give you tips on which SEO tools and Drupal modules you can use to ra…
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Cheeky Monkey Media Named Leading Digital Agency

September 21, 2016 / Treena Bjarnason

Do you want to kick ass in the digital environment? We thought so! Our cheeky monkeys have been helping clients do just that since 2008—longer than many digital agencies have been around. Our work speaks for itself, but we really like it when our clien…
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More than Websites

September 15, 2016 / Treena Bjarnason

We have established ourselves as experts in the Drupal and Web development sphere. However, few people are aware that we bring much more to the table. We are a diverse team of creative thinkers, designers, and marketers with the single-minded desire to…
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