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on 20th October 2017 / by fathimath.sajila
New Relic is a web application performance service designed to work with live webapp. Using this tool, a developer can analyze and increase a site's performance. New Relic works with web development languages like PHP, Python, Ruby, Java etc. Your system should meet New Relic's PHP compatibility and requirements. Note that New Relic supports only the PHP 5.4.x or 5.5.x series. New Relic Account: If you don't have any account, create a new account using the link https://newrelic.com/signup. From the account settings page, take the New Relic license key information. You need your license key for any installation. Configure the Settings: After installing the PHP agent, configure the settings for both the agent and the proxy daemon. Change the default application name to a meaningful name. Restart your Apache Hope this helps. Web Development Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marker *
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on 31st December 2015 / by Bipasha Baijulal
Websites have become an integral part of any organization; they are your brand’s first impression. Since first impression is the best impression, every organization needs to rope in the best skills and technology to design and develop a website. Websites reflect and convey your company’s image to the public, and over the years, developers and marketers have been on the hunt for various platforms to create a scalable, user-friendly, secure and speedy website design. With the current demand for a fuss-free and convenient online experience, organizations are on the look out for the best and competent website building platforms. At Zyxware, Drupal has kept our clients happy by providing them interactive and highly functional websites. Through our 9 year association with Drupal, we have had the opportunity to work with different versions of Drupal including the latest addition, Drupal 8. Give your business a competitive edge with Drupal 8! Drupal 8 is not only a delight for developers but it also has numerous business benefits. Scalability and performance: There is an increasing demand for highly interactive websites. When websites become more interactive and have too many elements, there is a tendency for the website to become slow. However, Drupal 8 has enhanced features which lets your website be dynamic without making it run slow. Drupal 8s multilingual features allow you to have quick and effortless translations for your site. More security: The inclusion of Symfony PHP and Twig has allowed Drupal 8 to hackproof a website. Since Drupal 8 is a community- backed platform, developers are always on the look-out for threats, and as of now around 62 security improvements have been made in Drupal 8. Integration with marketing tools: All versions of Drupal are capable of integrating with numerous marketing tools. However, Drupal 8 has a more flexible content delivery system, better content authoring tools and improved translation capacity which lets organizations interact with a wider global audience. Mobile-first architecture: Since users do a majority of web browsing through their mobile phones, enterprises need a responsive website design which fits into any screen size. Drupal 8 has mobile responsive themes which are customizable and can be viewed and navigated on any mobile device. Is your website currently running on Drupal 6? If yes, then now is the right time to migrate to Drupal 8. Although Drupal 6 is scalable, secure, and has a well-built framework, the above-mentioned features of Drupal 8 help in making your website dynamic and interactive. The Drupal Upgrade module offers all the required tools for migrating from Drupal 6 to Drupal 8. Drupal 8 can meet all the future demands of online marketing – the Drupal community is dedicated to making enhancements at a radically faster pace. Therefore, migration to Drupal 8 is a sensible step and is an efficient investment that ensures a greater online presence and enhanced user experience. If you want to know about the Drupal development services at Zyxware, get in touch with us today. References: 5 Drupal 8 security, scalability, performance: What devs need to know Business Benefits of Drupal 8 Drupal Development services Drupal 8 Web Development Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marker *
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on 30th December 2015 / by Moses Raymond
Online retailers are continuously searching for newer and better ways of addressing their business challenges to ensure future success. While an e-commerce business can be a rewarding one, it's owners have to face their own set of trials and tribulations. Competition is fierce and survival requires special skills and tactics of the highest level, which brings us to our topic in focus. Smartphone and tablet sales are growing rapidly and while this may be great news, it also means that the retailers have to be on their toes to keep the large and growing competition at bay. Failure or loss is the other side of this coin and cannot be ignored as this can prove fatal for the health of your business. It also means that although you have a great and exciting product to sell, unless your website is able to proclaim and announce its arrival successfully to the world, it may be difficult to get it off the shelf. Tackle challenges and stay ahead in the e-commerce space! The top challenges that the e-commerce industry currently faces can be enumerated as below: Building the perfect website: Every business, especially an e-commerce one, must have a website that is designed in a manner to provide information about your products or services in a fluid and simple manner. Since a website is your first point of contact with your potential client, it has to create an image of trust and clarity. A clear-cut layout, ease of navigation and a clutter-free website will certainly go a long way in building a trustworthy relationship with your customer in the virtual world. Content marketing strategy: This oft-heard term in the e-commerce parlance includes various strategies such as blogging, videos, mobile content, social media and newsletters. While the definition may seem simple, it is the implementation of content marketing strategy in the context of your business that requires understanding and reflection. Content marketing efforts will directly reflect on the bottom line of your e-commerce business and thus has to be given careful consideration as every business will have its unique requirements and challenges. Mobile integration: Purchases made via smartphones account for almost one-fourth of all e-commerce business being churned out. Period. Online adapters of the mobile version are growing yet less in numbers. Unless the shopping experience of a customer is heightened and customized for mobile use, it will be difficult to see sales zoom up. This is because optimization for the mobile is the key to attracting customers and ramping up sales. A mobile application is the next step to getting closer to your huge potential and should be given thought. Whether your business is small in size or a large one or whether you are a newbie or an old hand in the e-commerce space, the above challenges are common to all. A well-designed website is the key to your survival and the earlier it is addressed, the quicker you will climb the rungs of success. At Zyxware, our team will help you arm your business with the latest tools for survival in this dynamic and competitive industry. Get in touch with us today to know more about our Drupal website development services. We shall be glad to partner you and give your customer a superior e-commerce experience with our top of the line web development solutions. References: 5 E-commerce Challenges and How to Overcome them The 4 Biggest Challenges Facing E-Commerce Businesses Drupal Development services Ecommerce Web Development Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marker *
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on 05th October 2015 / by Bipasha Baijulal
Hmmm, you have already taken the first step towards building your website by selecting one of the best Content management systems – Drupal! Now comes the tricky part of picking the best Drupal development company to build your website. There is no long list of intricate factors that you will find in this article because truth being said, most of the factors involved in selecting the right Drupal development company are similar to the factors that you would consider while looking for an architect to build your home! Here is a look at the basic but very important factors that you need to keep in mind in order to find the best Drupal development company for your website: Experience: Does the company have sufficient years of experience working with Drupal and delivering high-quality projects? Firms that have prior experience in working in diverse industries would be more capable of providing innovative ideas for future web development projects. A Drupal development company which has at least 6 to 7 years of experience will surely provide better products. Reputation: All reputed Drupal development companies will feature their works on their websites. Going through the websites of the clients and talking to them will give you a good idea about how competent and efficient the company is. A long list of happy clients is the outcome of dedicated quality work. Support and maintenance: Unlike home maintenance, website maintenance is not something you can do on your own. For security reasons, Drupal websites need to be updated constantly. In fact, a professional firm will provide round-the-clock Drupal support & maintenance services so that you don’t have to worry if something goes wrong after the website is launched. They will provide an updating and maintenance plan beforehand to ensure that your website evolves constantly. Partnerships: Companies that have knowledge partnerships with companies such as Acquia, New Relic and Volacci will have access to exclusive resources and expertise that helps them develop efficient and unique websites. Effective communication: Sometimes, technical expertise and competence is not enough to determine the right company for you. Make sure that you associate yourself with people who are capable of comprehending your needs and competent enough to work based on your feedbacks and deadlines. Involving and updating the client often leads to an amazing finished product. Quality at reasonable cost: Always hire a Drupal development company that is eager to provide quality work without charging huge sums to their clients. However, make sure that there is a balance between quality and price. A firm that offers quality work will not offer their services for the cheapest price. Selecting the right Drupal development company is important to complete a winning project. All the above points will guide you to finding the best Drupal development company. We take pride in saying that Zyxware is one among the best Drupal web development companies in India. Since the past 9 years, we have been developing outstanding websites to our long string of diverse clients. If you have any queries or need any assistance with Drupal web development, please contact us. Drupal Development services Drupal Development Web Development Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marker * Rav Smith (not verified) access_time 21 Jan 2019 - 00:54 That's a great post!! The points you mention in the your post really matters while choosing Drupal or any other CMS development company. Every company must follow these points if looking for good clients Add new comment
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on 10th September 2015 / by Moses Raymond
The foremost and possibly the most critical decision to be taken at the beginning of any web development project is making the perfect and right choice of a suitable web development framework. We are sure all the team members of the development team would be nodding their heads in agreement and there is a strong and solid reason for this. During its early years, Drupal was questioned for its ability to qualify as a full-fledged development framework. However, within a short span of time, Drupal did prove its capability as a web development framework and established itself as a leader. Today, Drupal is being used by web developers across the world. While choosing the right framework for your Web development project, it is important to consider the following criteria and make an informed decision: The framework should be well-known:It is a known fact that more a web development framework is recognized and acknowledged in the development circles and communities, the more it can be expected to evolve and grow into a mature product. As a web development framework that is versatile and evolving, Drupal has garnered attention and respect from web developers and tech-teams. Growing Community size:A framework that is supported by a rapidly developing and ever-burgeoning community is bound to be pumped in with new ideas and can be assured of some great quality plug-ins on a regular basis. The Drupal community is one such community that is snowballing into a growing mass of knowledge and consistent inputs. Professional involvement: It has been well-documented and accepted by the web development teams around the world that a web development framework that has true professionals at its core will always create tools that will meet the demands and requirements of other professionals too. Security should be a key focus:A development framework that is capable of warding off potential threats and can minimize the security risk to its core should be considered for web development and applications. Drupal has focused on the security aspect from the beginning and with the introduction of Drupal 8 in the market, Drupal development services has upped the ante and raised the bar for security and safety, a notch higher. Minimization of the learning curve:The lesser the time spent on learning about a web development framework, the quicker the completion of a web development project. For this precise reason, selecting a framework that allows this liberty is bound to find popularity amongst web developers of the modern, fast-paced world. Drupal, with its minimum learning curve, is easy to grasp and commits itself quickly to the cause of speedy and swift implementation. The Drupal website development services offered by Zyxware finds favour amongst the most critical business operations. Today, many organizations are seeking strict adherence to quick and cost effective solutions and hence to meet the ever-growing high standards and development of scalable and secure platforms, Zyxware has pledged the commitment of many man-hours in the form of its dedicated teams who are always ready to accept any challenge that is thrown at them. For detailed information on our Drupal development services, please contact us. Web Development Drupal Development services Drupal Development Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marker *
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on 10th September 2015 / by Moses Raymond
Information Architecture or IA, can be defined as the science of labelling websites, organizing online communities and intranets that promotes findability and usability. Information Architecture strives to bring the principles of architecture and design onto the digital background and can be described as the basic design of shared information environments. So, what does Information Architecture consist of? Labelling Systems that helps one to symbolise or denote information Organization Systems that help information to be categorized and arranged in a relevant manner Navigation Systems that supports users to sift through humungous information Search Systems that assists users to look for information To put it Information architecture in the right perspective, imagine you are surfing the web for a company and after accessing their website, you are unable to locate their contact details. IA has evolved over the past three decades to help people know their surroundings and help them find what they are searching for. This applies to the real world as well as the virtual world too. Imagine visiting a restaurant or a mall and you are unable to locate the washroom, wouldn’t that be frustrating, given the fact that there are no directions to lead you there. Why Information Architecture? The right IA when applied to its fullest acts as a guide for the users while laying the required groundwork for an information system and helps the flow of relevant information to the user. With the exponential growth of information happening all around us, the success of websites and software applications hinges completely on its usability, and Information Architecture ensures its implementation. The positioning of the varied information and data on a website or a system has to be done according to its need and usability to the user. Non-conformance to these basic norms will create an unsatisfied user experience as users expect certain information to be available in specific places only. It can be easily deduced, that if your website is unable to implement information architecture in the right manner, your competitor may get an edge over your business as the user may prefer their website than yours. The understanding of this critical function has created the position of an Information Architect within many modern organizations who lead the way in development processes for product architecture to file systems. Organizations that do not have a similar position, use knowledge architects or internet strategy consultants to fulfil their need of developing Information Architecture. Creation of classifications within a product or handling a variety of legacy data, IA is a critical tool used to creating a solution. In order to get the necessary competitive advantage, many organizations are keen on investing with web development solution providers, who can get the content or information architecture suitably spruced up or rebuild from scratch. The proper navigation of a user along with a clear understanding of the user’s problems is the key to a great user experience that leads to increased web traffic. Zyxware provides an array of Web development services that will ensure proper restructuring of your website with a minimum turnaround time and create robust yet flexible information architecture. Call now to partner with us and get complete architectural support that your company needs. For detailed information on our Web development services, please contact us. Web Development Web Design Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marker *
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on 08th September 2015 / by ashwini.p
Adobe flash is a multimedia platform used for creating browser games, mobile applications, animated contents on blogs or websites and mobile games. It provides a magnificent graphical experience by using efficient algorithms. Visuals can be made more effective with built-in visual effects, which results in creative and smarter presentation of flash application. HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language. It plays an important role in the appearance of a website, webpage, or a blog. HTML has different versions, the latest being HTML5. HTML5 allows you to embed animations, audio files and video clips. Thus it supports multimedia content and provides various features that allow the scriptable rendering of 2D shapes. HTML5 enables the production of multimedia content without the need to install plugin or any player application. HTML5 vs Adobe Flash HTML5 has the capability to work on any device including Android, iphones and ipad. It also performs proficiently on some platforms like Linux and Mac OS. Flash also functions on these platforms but very slowly since it is not authenticated to Graphical Processing Unit(GPU). Instead, it is controlled by the Central Processing Unit, causing the application to slow down significantly. Adobe Flash cannot operate on android and iOS devices like iphone and ipad. The user has to install Adobe flash for the SWF file to be displayed. This is in fact one of the major disadvantages of Flash. Moreover, Google issues a warning message to visitors if a particular device does not support flash. For example: If a person uses iOS and the search displays a list of sites completely designed in Adobe flash, Google may issue a warning message that the device does not support Flash and prevents you from visiting the site. HTML5 works 58% faster than flash applications in platforms such as Linux, Mac and OS. Now a days mobile devices are very popular. However, flash is not compatible with mobile devices and notebooks. Flash heats up the device and flash contents are not search engine friendly and mobile friendly. Due to these factors, HTML5 takes priority over Adode Flash. Hence, Google highly recommends HTML5 instead of Adobe Flash. Web Development Web Design Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marker *
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on 31st August 2015 / by fathimath.sajila
drupal_add_js() function is mainly used to add JavaScript to the page, either as reference to an existing file or as in-line code (by writing the code directly in the page). But it also add settings to Drupal's global storage of JavaScript settings. These settings can access using Drupal.settings variable in JavaScript file. Let's look at a simple example to add a custom setting to the JavaScript Drupal.settings variable. We can set values like this in your module file. drupal_add_js( array( 'module_name' => array( 'count' => $count, ) ), 'setting' );The variable will be available in Drupal.settings in our jquery script , like this: (function ($) { Drupal.behaviors.example_name = { attach: function(context) { var count = Drupal.settings.module_name.count; } } })(jQuery);In Drupal 7 you can write code like this Drupal.behaviors.module_name = { attach: function(context, settings) { var count = settings.count; } }If you want to know more about the usage of drupal_add_js() function, please drop us a line. For further help or assistance, check this out. Drupal 7 Web Development Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marker *
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on 31st August 2015 / by anu.mathew
The Paragraphs module is a new way of content creation. Instead of putting all contents through WYSIWYG body field, including videos and images, end-users can now choose on-the-fly between pre-defined Paragraph Types independent from one another. How it works? Paragraphs module comes with a new "paragraphs" field type that works like Entity Reference's. Just add a new paragraphs field of any Content Type you want and choose which Paragraph Types should be available to end-users. You can create new paragraph bundles via admin/structure/paragraphs. On each paragraph bundle you can add multiple fields and manage the display and It behave like a separate content type. While adding a new paragraph field in a content type you can choose the paragraph bundles able to use for the end users. So that end users can add extra paragraph fields corresponding to a node. On a developer's side to load a node corresponding bundle fields able to use the function paragraphs_item_load(). Hope you got some idea about Paragraph module. If you have any doubts, let us know. For any help or assistance, click here. Drupal 7 Web Development Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marker *
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on 20th August 2015 / by webmaster
Drupal has grown to be recognized as the most powerful and practical modular framework used by numerous website developers and business owners. The CMS community has adapted to the versatile and extremely functional structure of Drupal very quickly and Drupal modules have risen high on the must-have charts of web developers. As developer of a Drupal Website, you have such humongous choices and you will do well to take a quick peek into the best ones that are absolutely necessary for Drupal web development. For Developers: Back-up and Migrate: An absolute must-have for developers when it comes to migration through environments, as it allows you to dump the site's database without the cache tables. If your back-ups run on cron runs, this one is ideal for scheduled back-ups. Devel: You can’t do without this debugging tool for sites. Stage File Proxy: Downloading of images on demand is definitely required when you are testing a site locally and this Drupal module exactly does that. For Site Builders: Context: As the block page or admin page has severe curbs due to its unreadability on large sites, Context comes as a real savior as it is much more powerful and allows stuff, other than block placing, like adding body classes to various sections of the site. To top this, it’s also exportable. Date: With view integration as a super feature and JavaScript-based pop-up calendars, this useful Drupal module allows date fields to be included in the content easily. File Field Sources: If you need to add test content to a site or want to source a file from an outside URL, then this is the module you must have in your arsenal. It also allows the site builder to reference a current file from a file field, thus generally making life easier for you. For Better Performance: Memcache: Using this module for Drupal website development is a great advantage, as it helps the site scale and can be used in place of the database for cache tables. Boost: Static page caching for Drupal websites is provided by using Boost and enables scalability boost for attracting anonymous traffic regularly. SEO: MetaTag: This wonderful Drupal module is definitely a must-have on your agenda as it allows adding of Meta tag info on the site and this includes node content. MetaTag has replaced Nodewords which was widely used in Drupal 6 despite its bug issues. SEO Checklist: As a Drupal theme user, you simply cannot do without this Drupal SEO checklist as this versatile module uses the Drupal SEO best practices to check the website for appropriate search engine optimization. Over the past 9 years, Zyxware has been developing innovative and sophisticated Drupal-based solutions for different verticals. Using agile development methodology, we design high-performance websites with integrated features, appropriate for your specific business requirements. We have a pool of professionally qualified and experienced Drupal developers who will support you through out the different phases in the project life cycle. Our fully customized Drupal solutions will help you achieve positive results by considerably enhancing performance, minimizing the project costs and improving business value. If you would like to get more information about our Drupal development services, please contact us. Drupal Development Drupal Modules Marketing Web Development Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marker *