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Fresh from the Lab.

In our blog you will find information about what we are up to and what’s on our mind.  We post a mix of technical notes, thoughts about cutting edge technologies, compliance notices (boring but important), and anything we think you might find important.  It’s also a good place for COLABers to practice writing about interesting things they are working on.  Take a look and don’t hesitate to contact us if there are any topics you would like to see us cover.

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Top 5 Reasons to Update Your Drupal Website

From Dries Buytaert (the creator of Drupal) “Drupal 7 will be end-of-life in November 2021, Drupal 9 will be released in 2020, and Drupal 8 will be end-of-life in November 2021.” Check out the top 5 reasons to update your Drupal Website below: 1. The deadline is approaching.  If you haven’t heard, Drupal 7 and […]

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COLAB Wins Best Places to Work 2020

We are delighted and honored to be recognized as one of 55 Virginia Business’s Best Places to Work 2020 in the Small Employers category. Winners are determined by an independent group that analyzes quantitative data and survey results submitted by our employees. Questions include topics around leadership, business planning, culture, communication, job roles, environment, management, […]

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Drupal RVA Meetup: Integrating Pattern Lab with Drupal

We were thrilled to have the opportunity to present and host the monthly Drupal Richmond Meet Up yesterday. Our development team and the local Drupal community learned more about Pattern Lab, Drupal, and how to technically marry the two platforms to create a more flexible, sustainable system. About Drupal Drupal is an open-source CMS designed […]

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The WordPress Block Editor AKA “Gutenberg” 

There have been a lot of changes in the world of WordPress lately. The biggest update happened when WordPress introduced the new editor called “Gutenberg” (referred to as The Block Editor, which we’ll reference as “TBE” in this article) in WordPress 5.0. This gave site administrators unprecedented control over the layout of content with this […]

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Drupal 8.8: Embedded Media and Upgraded Admin UI

We’re very impressed with the latest update for Drupal. While Drupal 8.8 is technically a minor update, it introduces some pretty major features. Site owners will immediately see improvements with the added ability to embed media directly through the WYSIWYG. They will also receive the benefit of a new admin UI, which is more modern, […]

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The last digital agency you’ll ever need???

What does that even mean? Much of who we are and what we do as a company is built in response to our clients’ needs.  When I started this company my plan was to build great websites and provide an excellent customer experience.  It was really that simple.. Over the last 10 years we have […]

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