The Cheeky Monkey Media Blog

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

Are you sure you are picking the right option for your site? Do you need to rebuild or do you simply need maintenance?

September 14, 2020 / Are you sure you are picking the right option for your site? Do you need to rebuild or do you simply need maintenance?

Introduction We have all heard it before…you have to rebuild your website every 2 to 3 years. But, Is this really the right choice for you? In today’s era of websites, it is actually very unlikely that a website rebuild is the right choice. In most c…
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Website Migrations, Teamwork & Collaboration

April 15, 2020 / Website Migrations, Teamwork & Collaboration

  What is a site migration? As an agency that provides website design, development, and marketing services & solutions to its clients, we like to define website migration as any event whereby a website undergoes substantial changes in areas th…
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Be Audit You Can Be

February 28, 2020 / Be Audit You Can Be

What is the importance of an audit? More importantly, what is the difference between a content audit and a site audit, and how do they directly impact your website? Audits are particularly important to increase and enhance your user experience, in the…
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Your New Website & You: The Discovery Phase

January 7, 2020 / Kodie Beckley

You have come to the realization that you definitely need a new, better version of your website. But WHY? What is the driving force behind this decision for you and your business? Figuring out the WHY is the first step in the Discovery process, as no o…
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The Power of Page Builders

July 10, 2019 / Kodie Beckley

From the early days of the ‘Net until recently, it took specialized knowledge to build a website. Taking your idea from a mental snapshot to reality meant you needed to know at least one coding language. You had to have the proper software to get your…
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Maintenance Packages & Pontiacs

June 18, 2019 / Kodie Beckley

I drive a four-door 1999 Pontiac Sunfire. It’s white, covered in punk rock stickers, dents, scratches, and patches of rust. I call him Cooper, he’s the first car I ever owned, and I’ve grown pretty dang attached to it. I had it through high school, use…
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Don’t be a Red Shirt: The Importance of Regular Website Maintenance

February 7, 2019 / Treena Bjarnason

All trekkers know that any crew members wearing a red shirt aboard a Starfleet vessel are expendable and will likely to be blasted or sucked out into the vastness of space. In other words, they typically have very short lifespans. Your website has the…
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Highly Critical Security Update for Drupal

April 17, 2018 / Cody Misura

Drupal sites all over the world are being hacked and compromised by an automated attack. Over the past week, Acquia has observed over 500,000 attacks from more than 3,000 different IP addresses across their fleet of servers and customer base. The Drupa…
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Top Trends in WordPress Website Development

March 29, 2018 / Kodie Beckley

With nearly 75 million sites out on the web today running on WordPress you could say it’s a big player. So the top trends in WordPress website development are currently influencing web design and development in general. If you’re building your site fro…
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Cheeky Monkey Takes Third for Leading Web Developers in Canada

February 21, 2018 / Cody Misura

We’re extremely proud to kick-off our 2018 by accepting an array of awards in Clutch’s annual report of top firms in the United Kingdom and Canada, featuring the 374 most highly reviewed companies in these locations! Against other development leaders,…
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Project AMP: How Google is Speeding Up Mobile Loading

October 13, 2017 / Cody Misura

Have you noticed that when performing a Google search on mobile, often the link you click through to isn’t the websites direct URL? You’ll see in your browser URL bar something like “https://google.com/amp/so-forth-and-so-on”. That’s Google’s Project A…
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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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