Sitback Blog

Posts by

Imon Hoque

As Sitback's CTO, Imon is responsible for guiding, motivating, and inspiring the team to deliver exceptional value for our clients in line with the strategic direction of the business.

Drupal 7’s End-of-Life is Coming: Are You Ready?

Drupal 7 users have earned a bit of a reprieve recently, as the popular content management system (CMS) has extended its planned end-of-life date from November 2021 to November 2023 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

But even though the platform has afforded users more time, this upcoming deadline is still something to take seriously. If you aren’t already thinking about an upgrade plan from Drupal 7 (D7) to Drupal 9 (D9), now is the time to do so. Read on for more surrounding D7’s upcoming end-of-life, how your organisation may be affected, and how to move forward with a D9 migration.

Read More

How to Optimise Your Drupal Website for SEO & Accessibility

For the last 20 years, I’ve been lucky enough to work across multiple platforms — including several different Content Management Systems (CMSs) across the .NET and PHP tech stack — as a software engineer, development manager, and now as Sitback’s CTO. But out of all the different CMSs I’ve worked with, Drupal is one of my favourites — and it’s the one I use most often in client engagements. 

Out of the box, Drupal offers robust content management tools and sophisticated APIs for multichannel publishing that are useful for individuals and organisations alike. Yet, there are still opportunities to improve upon the Drupal core for performance, SEO, and accessibility. 

Read More
Tagged with: Support & Optimisation

How Website Maintenance Services Support Your Business Goals

Businesses and technologies are constantly changing. What may have been a cutting-edge website back in 1998 would look like an ancient, virus-infected relic to a modern audience. Thankfully, most long-running websites have kept up with the times to some extent and updated their designs — even though there are still a few sites out there that look like time capsules from an era gone by (we’re looking at you, Ling!). 

Read More

How Ongoing Website Maintenance Keeps Your Site Secure, Compliant & Accessible

When most people think of UX, website maintenance isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But although a website’s nuts and bolts often take a backseat to frontend design and functionality in public opinion, it’s the backend of a site that keeps everything running smoothly. Suffice to say? If the backend of your site isn’t well-maintained, the user-facing parts of your site will suffer too. 

Read More