Insights & Updates: The NPG Blog

6 Factors to Consider When Hiring a Web Development Partner6 Factors to Consider When Hiring a Web Development Partner

6 Factors to Consider When Hiring a Web Development Partner

PeteOctober 20, 2017

As we’ve discussed many times on this blog, hiring a web development firm is a complicated process that has many unknowns. Unlike most other industries, there are not many global certification organizations for web developers. Likewise, there are no licenses required to practice web design or development. Add the...

read more
Our Encounter with a Zero Day WordPress VulnerabilityOur Encounter with a Zero Day WordPress Vulnerability

Our Encounter with a Zero Day WordPress Vulnerability

AvramOctober 12, 2017

In our discussions of custom CMS solutions and how they compare to off-the-shelf options like WordPress, we consistently run into the question of security. As the CMS with the largest market share, WordPress is a big target for hacks. Running your site on WordPress comes with a responsibility to run...

read more
Best Practices for Designing & Integrating a User Interface for Your Custom CMSBest Practices for Designing & Integrating a User Interface for Your Custom CMS

Best Practices for Designing & Integrating a User Interface for Your Custom CMS

PeteOctober 9, 2017

One of the most liberating benefits of building a custom CMS is the ability to either design your own custom user interface and experience (known as UI/UX) or, at the very least, choose the best UI/UX for your system from the many libraries available off the shelf. Most people who opt for an off-the-shelf CMS have zero...

read more
Future-Proofing Your Web ContentFuture-Proofing Your Web Content

Future-Proofing Your Web Content

PeteSeptember 29, 2017

One of the many concerns that companies face when undergoing a content management system evaluation or conversion is the concept of future-proofing their content. This is especially a concern to those who publish content as a primary source of their business, such as news sites or other publications. If you’ve...

read more
Beware of “Trendy” Software ChoicesBeware of “Trendy” Software Choices

Beware of “Trendy” Software Choices

PeteSeptember 22, 2017

When I started as a web developer back in 1998 (insert old man groan here), the technology available to us was limited. Most scripting was happening via CGI. Over time, other technologies became more mainstream, such as PHP, Linux, and Apache. On the front-end side of things, there wasn’t much to choose from. HTML...

read more
Is CaaS Ready for Prime Time?Is CaaS Ready for Prime Time?

Is CaaS Ready for Prime Time?

PeteSeptember 15, 2017

One of the latest emerging technologies in the content management space is the concept of Content as a Service, or CaaS. Much like SaaS (an acronym we are all familiar with), CaaS providers offer hosted solutions aimed at making content management something you can offload to a third party. In fact, you may have already...

read more
Our team is available to answer questions you may have.  Contact us today!

Our team is available to answer questions you may have.  Contact us today!

We're happy to help!

get in touch