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The landscape of web technology is complex. We help guide our clients, partners, peers, and community through the web by building awareness and educating whenever possible.

Visual Regression Testing
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Save Time, Money, and Your Reputation Through Visual Regression Testing

For teams that maintain websites and want to avoid costly errors in production, visual regression testing is a must-have tool in your quality assurance (QA) tool belt.

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Kenmore Cares eCommerce Website Spotlight

Recently, COLAB was given the opportunity to help the Kenmore Envelope Company on its mission to support and protect those working on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19 in Virginia. We helped them develop a WordPress-based eCommerce website using WooCommerce. We’re proud to be able to help companies support first responders, nurses, doctors, and […]

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Block Editor Letter Press
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Gain Marketing Empowerment with the WordPress Block Editor

Our philosophy on website redesigns and application builds is that after launch you should have a great tool, but like any other tool, you have to use it to get the return you’re looking for. Websites should be supported, maintained, and improved over time through the addition of quality content and features that are valuable […]

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5 Website Services Our Customers Are Often Surprised That We Provide

Around Virginia, we are often recognized as a web and digital agency that provides results-driven brand and marketing websites through our website design and development services. During a website redesign, we deliver on a standard set of capabilities including strategy, design, development, software engineering, QA/testing, and deployment. While we package these as a single service, […]

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Team Spotlight: Juan Juan

We take pride in the incredible staff we’ve built here at COLAB, and we’d be doing ourselves a disservice if we didn’t show them off. We asked one of our UX/UI Designers, Juan Juan, to tell us a little bit about himself and his role, both at COLAB and in the world. Here’s what he had to say.

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Blog Post Pantheon Webinar Survive and Thrive
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Our President Eddie O’Leary Helps Advise Agencies in Pantheon’s Survive and Thrive Panel

We were honored to be selected by Pantheon to participate in an agency panel. Pantheon is our web hosting platform (a.k.a. WebOps platform) of choice for WordPress and Drupal. Our President, Eddie O’Leary of COLAB, had the opportunity to weigh in on agency life during the COVID-19 crisis.  Pantheon helps us save time on every […]

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COLAB supports virginia businesses and nonprofits during COVID-19
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COLAB Supports Virginia Businesses and Nonprofits During COVID-19

COVID-19’s Effects on Virginia Businesses The unprecedented COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has affected businesses and nonprofits in Virginia in unpredictable ways. As Governor Northam put social distancing restrictions into place and eventually imposed a stay-at-home order, organizations’ leaders have to make calls on what to do next. Many businesses and nonprofits have scaled back their operations, […]

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COVID-19 Alert Banner
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Free COVID-19 Website Alert Banner for Richmond Nonprofits

As COVID-19 becomes increasingly real for our Richmond, VA community, COLAB is offering to implement a COVID-19 website alert banner as a free service to any Richmond City-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Why are we doing this? At COLAB, our purpose is to help others achieve more and it is important to us that the most […]

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Engineer teleworking
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3 Tips for Efficient and Effective Remote Work

As part of our COVID-19 preparation, I want to provide some tips for creating an efficient and effective remote work environment.  At COLAB, remote work is part of our weekly habit. We recognize the importance of flexibility and it’s amazing what a change of scenery can do for your creative juices. It turns out this […]

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