FireRoad Blog

Eight old-time ballet dancers

Drupal 8 Extravaganza at the March North Texas Drupal Users Group Meetup

Drupal 8 is likely going to launch sometime in 2015.  So we all need to get ready - Drupal 8 is a whole new ball game.  Some come learn and share at the March North Texas Drupal Users Group meetup.

North Texas / Dallas Drupal Feb Meetup group

AngularJS and Structural SEO in Drupal - Feb North Texas Drupal Meetup Notes

The Feburary meetup of the North Texas Drupal meetup featured Hot Drupal News, AngularJS in Drupal, and Structural SEO in Drupal.  Read more for notes and links.

Men with a firehose

Firehose Program for Fixed-Price (nearly) Unlimited Drupal Development

Do you own or manage a Drupal website for a small/medium business or non-profit, and need to make regular updates, add features, and keep it updated and secure, but either don’t have in-house Drupal expertise or your IT staff never has the bandwidth to help out with that long list of site improvements you need? There’s no reason to hire an expensive full-time Drupal developer- sign up for Firehose instead and get (nearly) unlimited Drupal development for a fixed monthly cost.

Two anglers holding fish

North Texas Drupal February Meetup

Come join your fellow Dallas-area Drupal developers, site owners and managers at the first meetup of the North Texas Drupal Users Group for 2015 - learn about AngularJS and Structural SEO for your Drupal site.  And fish apparently..

Ski slide

Advanced FlexSlider Construction in Drupal 7

Flex Slider is a popular Drupal module used to create responsive sliders with the FlexSlider 2 jQuery plugin. It's powerful and flexible with hooks available for customization. It's not always clear, though, how to construct sliders in more complex situations.

View of some hills and valley

Advanced Page Title Tags Using Drupal Views

In Part 1 of Page Title Tags in Drupal we looked at setting your front page and individual page <title> tags.  But we learned we still had duplicates!  Time to use another submodule and some configuration to fix pages generated by Views.

Old Latin Page

Page Title Tags in Drupal - Make Them Descriptive and Unique

Your page title tag might just be the most important factor in on-page SEO.  Yet most Drupal sites pay it little attention- leaving it to defaults and resulting in a site full of uncompelling and ununique page titles.  I'm not sure either of those are actual words.

Old automation diagram

Making Marketing Automation Work for SMB and Non-Profits

Marketing Automation is creating and automating a marketing process that is effective in bringing you new business.  But where is a SMB or non-profit to start?  Here!  This is the beginning of a series of blog articles on creating your message, developing your process, and setting up tools to market for you while you sleep.