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How Drupal is Helping Victims of Crime Find Assistance

Abhijeet Chavan's picture

There are hundreds of non-profit organizations in Texas whose mission is to assist survivors of crime with their legal needs or provide other supportive services. But finding the right service provider is a challenge for victims of crime. Matching a crime surviver with appropriate service providers depends on many factors including the type of crime, the mix of services needed by a victim, the services provided by an organization, and the provider's current capacity. Some victims of crime may have to apply to several organizations in order to fully meet their needs.

Add Legal Glossaries To Websites with ReadClearly 3.0

Abhijeet Chavan's picture

OpenAdvocate ReadClearly is a free tool that enables website visitors to look up explanations for complex legal terms on your website. ReadClearly's pre-built glossaries are designed to assist with improving the readability of  legal services websites.

It's easy to add ReadClearly to a website. Just add a Javascript code snippet to your website and ReadClearly does the rest. ReadClearly’s legal glossaries are created and actively maintained by plain language professionals.

How to implement Ajax autosave in Drupal 8 forms

Jill Lasak's picture

Although Drupal 8 uses Garlic (a JS library) to cache the state of a partially completed form to the local storage of your browser, sometimes a more permanent type of storage is required. In this case, we needed to save a form field to the database immediately after it was filled out, not just on "submit". Using Drupal 8's form API, we can easily add Ajax autosave to fields in a form.

DLAW 5.0 Released: Open source platform for public information websites

Abhijeet Chavan's picture

We are happy to announce the release of DLAW 5.0, an open source website management solution for building effective and beautiful public information websites.

Exploring Polymer js through the Polymer CLI

Lehel Matyus's picture

A few words about Polymer's World View before we get started. Polymer has a sort of back to nature approach in the sense that it puts elements in the center of developing the web. From polymer's perspective web applications should be built using and extending the web components instead of scripts hanging here and there acting and reacting to user action.

Improve Readability of Web Content With WriteClearly 3.0

Abhijeet Chavan's picture

OpenAdvocate WriteClearly is a web tool that helps authors write more readable website content. WriteClearly analyzes the reading grade level of a web page and offers suggestions for improving readability. WriteClearly is a free “bookmarklet” that runs in your web browser. Simply drag-and-drop the bookmarklet to your browser’s bookmarks bar. Nothing to install or update.

Get WriteClearly at http://openadvocate.org/writeclearly

Redesigning a site as a long-term project

Ki Kim's picture

One of the earliest sites developed by Urban Insight is planetizen.com. It still remains one of biggest sites that we actively develop and maintain. When the site was upgraded from Drupal 5 to 7 a few years back we had to plan and implement a full content migration. That is, we built a brand new Drupal 7 site from scratch and migrated all data and settings from the Drupal 5 site.

GuideClearly: Add Interactive Guides To Your Website

Abhijeet Chavan's picture

How to add an interactive guide to your website without writing any code.

Best Practice Benchmarking For Legal Services Websites 2016

Abhijeet Chavan's picture

Nearly half of traffic to legal services websites comes from mobile devices.

Encrypting Sensitive Data in Drupal Node Fields

Gergely Lekli's picture

We needed to implement a method for content editors to encrypt some parts of the nodes' content.

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