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Bill Brown's picture

Upgrade your print stylesheets

By using the ‘print’ media type with the @media at-rule we can provide some special CSS declarations for when someone prints out your website.


Tyler Renelle's picture

Drupal sans Github: Missed Opportunity

tl;dr Drupal moved to Git; but in not moving to Github as well (or developing a similar platform on D.O), I believe it has missed the


Beckie Moses's picture

How the Internet is Making Me Healthier

I’m a self-proclaimed research junkie. I can easily spend hours of my day reading reviews of a blender I’m thinking about buying or the pair of shoes


Apollo Gonzales's picture

Facebook's New Tools for Admins

Facebook is rolling out a few changes for Page admins today that should have people pretty excited. These new tools should make administering content


Leif Nordberg's picture

Bad words on the internet

There may be no more culturally defining characteristic than language. And on the internet, it’s our words that people experience first—they rarely see our faces or clothes, or hear our accents.


Joshua Wachs's picture

Baseball: The Root of Hate?

Well over two years ago I canceled cable TV... and the Red Sox have been in a slump ever since. If you’re a “real” Boston fan, you’re probably blaming me right now.


Apollo Gonzales's picture

Test Your Assumptions

Best practices documents are great. They give us guidelines that help us reduce the amount of time we might waste doing lots of things. Here in the digital space we've got best practices for just about everything from email to UX design.


Apollo Gonzales's picture

GM halts Facebook Ads, a lesson on Engagement and Resources

There is quite a bit of hubbub today about GM's plans to halt their paid efforts with Facebook ads.


Juan González's picture

The Comments Conundrum

The Social Web was born from the ability to transform Internet users from passive "browsers" of content to an audience that is engaged and interacts w


Alex Bea's picture

Lessons from a former nonprofit nerd

As the newest Ditto to the team, I've spent the last two weeks learning a great deal about how things work here at EchoDitto. Tyler recently posted a pretty exhaustive report of the EchoDitto culture, if you want to catch up on that.


Paul Venuti's picture

Creating Custom Formatters with Display Suite

Here at EchoDitto, we've been making heavy use of the Display Suite module. It obliterates a lot of the more tedious theming issues we typically run into when building out a Drupal site, and for the most part, we love it.

I see you like to read printed material. You should check out Nicco's book The End of Big: