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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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Umbraco 10 is the newest release for Umbraco’s CMS. Our Umbraco team breaks down what this new version means for site editors and developers.
Business “vacations” are never really vacations — after all, vacations typically involve some kind of rest. Our CEO, Karla Santi, recently traveled to Denmark to attend Umbraco’s Codegarden and, while she came back without a voice and a definite lack of sleep, she said it was worth every minute.
Corey and Deane talk about the first time they tracked analytics on their blogs in the early 2000s. Then, Jon Crowley, Senior Vice President of Strategy at Diamond Marketing Group, talks to us about the balance between data and insights — how to focus on questions rather than raw numbers, how to look for answers rather than “trying to be correct,” and a when we can take data at face value. (He also gives us a tour of his shoe collection.)
There’s a lot more to building a mobile-friendly and responsive site than just saying the words “mobile-first” and willing it into being. What does it mean? How is it done? In this article, we take a look at the process behind designing for mobile.
At Blend, we’ve created our own utilities and shortcuts for helping every project become a success — and we’ve released two new ones to the Umbraco community: Blend.Sitemap and Blend.RobotsTxt.
Episode 7: Know Your Content (w/ Paula Ladenburg Land) Off-site link
Corey and Deane talk about Blend CEO Karla Santi’s recent selection as Small Business Person of the Year for South Dakota. Then, Paula Ladenburg Land, author of The Content Inventory and Audit Handbook and principal at Strategic Content LLC, joins the podcast to talk about content inventories and content audits, including what separates the two, when and how to worry about auditing, and her first ever content inventory, which arrived as a spreadsheet on one-and-a-half inches of printed paper.
The following release notes highlight major or interesting changes in Umbraco's products in March and April 2022.
The following release notes highlight major or interesting changes in Optimizely's products in March and April 2022.
Talk around content management systems so often focuses on features and technological advances. But there’s another side to the equation: the people who use the content management system as an editorial tool.
In project management, the process of Agile development is dependent on a pretty important element: the “scrum” — a quick meeting designed to level-set before work begins. Here's how Blend puts it to use.