Articles in How Tos

Gayathri Colundalur
By Gayathri Colundalur |
IN Design, IN Best Practices, IN Design Systems, IN Process, IN How-Tos |

A Step-by-Step Guide to Implementing Design Systems

You’ll find an abundance of information available about building design systems, there are fewer resources available for developers to understand how to implement them. In this blog, we share our insights and tips to help you get the most out of your design system and to make the implementation process as simple as possible.

How do web developers use a design system?

While there is an abundance of information available about building design systems (including a great breakdown of Atomic Design methodology from our art director Elena Nazzaro), there are fewer resources available for developers to understand how to implement them.

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Cassie Barden
By Cassie Barden |
IN Design, IN Best Practices, IN Accessibility, IN UX/UI, IN How-Tos, IN Spotlight |

Designing for Neurodiversity


Have you ever heard of the spoons theory? Originating in the chronic illness community, it’s a way of framing a person’s daily energy and output measured in spoons. For instance, a person may wake up with 10 spoons in their drawer. Getting ready for work and their daily routines takes one spoon, their commute requires another, they have a grueling workday with back-to-back meetings and by the time they’re off of work six more spoons are gone, then grocery shopping takes another, and meal prep takes the final spoon, depleting their day’s 10 spoons. And no matter who you are, everyone needs spoons for things like helping kids with homework, getting to the gym, making dinner, or researching that upcoming vacation.

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Sarah Hartsell
By Sarah Hartsell |
IN Design, IN Build, IN Accessibility, IN How-Tos |

Designing for Users On-the-Go: How to Make Your Website Accessible on Mobile Devices

What challenges might your users face when browsing on a mobile device? This article will discuss how the mobile experience is different and what you should consider when building for mobile accessibility.

This is Part 2 in our Accessibility Series. Read Part 1.

Accessibility is a critical part of website design. Prioritizing accessibility ensures that all visitors to your site have a productive and pleasant experience, regardless of their physical abilities or means of accessing the site.

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Gayathri Colundalur
By Gayathri Colundalur |
IN Technology, IN Programming and Coding, IN Build, IN Drupal, IN How-Tos, IN Development |

Drupal 7 End of Life: What Should You Do With Your Drupal Site?

With Drupal 7 nearing its end of life and Drupal 10 being released in December 2022, Drupal 7 users have to make the decision to wait and migrate directly to Drupal 10 or to plan a more incremental migration process. This article will walk you through making this choice and creating a custom migration plan that will work for you and your site.

Drupal 7 is nearing its end of life, Drupal 8 is already retired, and Drupal 9 will reach its end of life in 2023. Drupal 10 is expected to be released at the end of this year. With these approaching changes, what is a Drupal 7 user to do? 

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