Boost your speed with lazy images

11th Jun 2019

Websites need to look pretty and be blazing fast. That often means lots of beautiful high-quality images, but they can be pretty enormous to download, making the page slow to load. Images are often one of the 'heaviest' parts of a website, dragging a visitor's experience down instead of brightening it up as intended. If a website feels even a tiny bit unresponsive, that tarnishes your message or brand. Most of us have sat waiting frustratedly for a website to work (especially on mobile), and given up to go elsewhere. Drupal can be configured to deliver appropriately-resized versions, but what's...

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Meet Mike

Part of the series
Meet the Team
11th Jun 2019

As a web based company our clients often don't get to know the people behind the name they see on their screens. We want to take the mystery away and give you the opportunity to get to know the ComputerMinds a bit better. We're creating a "Meet the Team" series of articles and first up we interviewed Mike, the MasterMind.

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Upgrading your site to Drupal 8 or 9

Your current website/platform is built on Drupal 7 and news has hit your ears about 7’s end of life (EOL). Maybe your site is a Drupal 8 site and you want to know what the future has in store for you. Good news is, you don’t have to do anything immediately, but it is definitely a question that you want to start thinking about very soon.

This article is mainly aimed at Drupal 7 builds looking to upgrade to 8 or 9, and we will explore the pros and cons of each. However, if your current platform is based on...

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Notifying our clients about security updates for Drupal Core

10th May 2019

Drupal receives security updates several times a year, and we always apply them as soon as possible. Since Drupal security issues can make the headlines, it's important that site owners know that their site is secure and up to date - it provides for peace of mind and for pride in an excellent site.

We decided this year to ensure that clients know about security updates to Drupal Core on their site. Via a quick email, we plan to let site owners know not only that an update has happened, but what was affected and how it worked. Keeping site owners...

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