Drupal 9 Support Has Ended: Are You Ready for Drupal 10?

Drupal uses a lot of Symfony code; Symfony is a crucial Drupal dependency. Symfony Drupal 9 support ended November 1st, 2023, when Symfony 4 reached its end of life. Drupal 10 was released December 15th, 2022. Since then, many (but not all) contributed modules have released Drupal 10 compatible versions. This past year we have […]

Drupal 7 Support Extended to January 5, 2025

Drupal 7’s end of life has been extended from November 1, 2023 to January 5, 2025. Read the Drupal.org announcement. This gives Drupal 7 site owners an extra 14 months to either migrate to Drupal 10 or rebuild their sites with another system, such as WordPress. We do site migrations; feel free to get in […]

The Pros and Cons of Automatic WordPress Updates

Every site owner knows (hopefully!) the importance of keeping the site’s software up to date. If you don’t keep up with that your site becomes vulnerable to hackers, functionality breaking, etc. Maintaining software can be a tedious thing, and automating it is an understandable objective. Drupal does not generally support automatic updates, though work is […]

Announcing Plethora Plugins

We are excited to share some news with you. We have launched plethoraplugins.com, a new website for plugins that we create and support. Our first plugin is Tabs + Accordions for the Gutenberg editor; this plugin has 1000+ active installations since releasing it in May ’22!. You can read more about it here. We built […]

Casper Voogt Interviewed by Cybernews

Content management systems or CMS, enable everyday users to create websites without having to spend time learning programming languages. With CMS apps, users are able to tinker with a variety of features like editing, creating, and publishing content. They are commonly used for web content management (WCM) and enterprise content management (ECM). There are tons […]

Plethora Design wins a Washington D.C. Manifest Award

The Manifest, a business news and how-to resource, has released its leaders’ rankings for Washington DC’s most recommended B2B companies in 2022. We are grateful for our customers for their reviews. Thank you! Read more

Plethora named 2022 Clutch Market Leader for Virginia

Clutch is a leading ratings and reviews platform for IT, marketing, and business service providers. Each month, more than half a million buyers and sellers of services use the Clutch platform, and the user base is growing more than 50% a year. For the last several years Plethora has ranked as a market leader, and […]

Evergeen vs Deciduous Content

We talk to website owners every day about managing their website, and see the evolution of sites over many years. Here are some of the pros and cons of evergreen vs “deciduous” (or one-off / seasonal / fresh) content. Evergreen Content Evergreen content stays relevant year after year. This can include: ‘Static’ pages like About […]

Cloud Hosting Review: Why We Love Cloudways

We have supported sites on various hosting platforms over the years, and lately have moved many of our customers’ sites to Cloudways. Read on to find out why. Starting in the late 2000’s we began noticing a gradual shift away from bare-metal hosting / VPS servers to cloud infrastructure.  Of course, shared hosting plans (GoDaddy, […]

Migrating to Drupal 9

Drupal 7 reaches ‘end of life’ November 28th, 2022. Any sites running Drupal 7 should be migrated to Drupal 9 or to an alternative CMS by then.

Friends of Florence Website Redesigned

We have just completed a total redesign of Friends of Florence’s website using WordPress. Our aim was to let the gorgeous Renaissance work shine, and to reinforce Friends of Florence’s mission of restoring these treasures.