For the second consecutive year, Blend has been named to the Inc Best Workplaces list! Read the full press release here.

Thoughts from Blend Interactive

One of Blend’s core values is a dedication to advocacy and progress — to expand upon and give back to the community that fuels us. This is where those thoughts live.

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Input Sanitizing and Common Pitfalls of User Input

With the rise of malicious bots on the Internet, websites are becoming more vulnerable to data breaches. Implementing sanitizing techniques can protect your website and your users.

July 9, 2024

Blend is named a Best Workplace for Two Consecutive Years

Blend Interactive is excited and proud to announce its second consecutive inclusion in Inc. magazine’s annual "Best Workplaces" issue.

June 18, 2024

Why Small is Powerful at Blend Interactive: A Look at our Team, Culture, and Future

Over the years, we have learned to adapt quickly, grow, and lean in. Blend is a group of tight-knit employees who love working and learning together. 

June 13, 2024

Always Learning: Five Lessons From My First Five Years

Director of Project Management Nick Cobb navigates the biggest lessons he's learned as a project manager since entering the web industry. 

May 8, 2024

Redmine: Blend's Project Management Tool

A project management tool that benefits everyone involved — not just the project manager. 

April 25, 2024

Umbraco vs. Drupal

Chase Burandt, Lead Umbraco Developer, breaks down the reasons why Blend evolved from working with Drupal to Umbraco.

March 4, 2024

Embracing AI at Blend: Our Shift from Caution to Innovation

Generative AI has proven that it is here to stay. So the question is, in what manner should businesses integrate AI into their workflows and processes without creating skepticism from customers? The answer is: cautiously.

February 7, 2024

The 101s of the Web Off-site link

A playlist dedicated to all things web development, from what a CMS is to the language used for Front-End/Back-End. You have a question — we want to answer it.

February 5, 2024

Making the Most of 2023’s Quiet Ending

Clients are on vacation, meetings are MIA, and emails are napping in the inbox. This is the perfect opportunity to reclaim your space (physical and digital) and gear up for a smoother, more organized 2024.

December 27, 2023

'Tis The Season for Merrymaking and Friend-Making Off-site link

The season, with its gatherings and the soft glow of holiday lights, allows us to reflect on the importance of the Umbraco community, friendships, and the comfort they can provide.

December 21, 2023 | 24 Days in Umbraco

Beyond Blend.

Blend doesn’t just write here: we also write books, create videos, and dive deep into our individual disciplines. Check out some of our external sources of knowledge.

The Web Project Guide

A phase-by-phase look at the web design and development process, providing context to each step.

Coding with Bob

A YouTube series by our director of development, focusing on .NET coding and Optimizely development.

Eating Elephant

A blog about content strategy, information architecture, and understanding user needs.