The Cheeky Monkey Media Blog

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

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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Why White Space is so Powerful in Web Design

April 2, 2022 / Why White Space is so Powerful in Web Design

When it comes to website design, there are many elements to consider if you want your website to take center stage. The use of space is one of those fundamental parameters of web design, but it is, at the same time, one of the most underestimated. Toda…
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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 Must-Haves for a Tourism Website

February 23, 2022 / 4 Must-Haves for a Tourism Website

Not daring to wander outside of our little patch of forest due to fear and uncertainty, we’ve all been cooped up in our dwellings for the better part of the past two years. As we all know, primates are not made to be confined to a single tree. This has…
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User Testing: The Sugar to the Design & Development Pie

February 22, 2022 / Ashley Olsen

User Testing has been around for what seems like forever, and it basically has in one way, shape, or form. You see it talked about in the design phases of a project and less so in the development phases, but why is that? Think of it as if you’re baking…
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How To Create An Effective Nonprofit Website

February 11, 2022 / How To Create An Effective Nonprofit Website

Harnessing the power of a strategically built website is one of the best ways to introduce a nonprofit organization to a larger and more relevant audience. It provides an incredible stage to host important information, event details and donation platfo…
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What Makes a Higher Education Website Get Results

February 2, 2022 / What Makes a Higher Education Website Get Results

Modern digital tools and websites have helped to bring the higher education sector into the future. In fact, a website is often the most important tool for an educational organization, whether it be to disseminate information or host online learning mo…
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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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Headless vs Traditional CMS Website Development – Is It Worth the Cost?

January 28, 2022 / Headless vs Traditional CMS Website Development – Is It Worth the Cost?

There are many different types of Content Management Systems (CMS) available to those looking to build a great website. However, there are 2 primary forms that are the most popular; traditional CMS and headless CMS. What’s the difference between tradit…
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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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Cheeky Monkey Media Adopt-a-Primate Initiative

January 24, 2022 / Natalie Chew

Our world is a little bananas right now. The global Covid-19 pandemic may have been introduced into our lives in 2020, but it’s still very present in 2022 and has made these last 2 years quite a thing, yes? At Cheeky Monkey Media (CMM), fortunately pro…
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Why Prototypes Will Transform Your Web Project’s Results 

January 12, 2022 / Ashley Olsen

What’s a Prototype in the World of Websites? The world of prototypes is a big one, and depending on the industry you’re in, “prototype” can mean different things. In UX and web design, there are a couple of different types of prototypes that you might…
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