Remodeling Four Kitchens: A look inside our new brand
With the additions of Advomatic and Manatí, we’ve had an exciting few years at Four Kitchens. While we’ve remained fundamentally the same organization, we’ve also been evolving into something new. It’s time for our brand to catch up.Learn more
A more modern, sustainable approach to higher ed websites with YaleSites
A higher ed website is a product, not a project. Learn about Yale’s sustainable approach to digital development and how your team can do the same.Learn more
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Content is key
Let’s look at various types of content and where their value is derived, which formats best fit certain demands, and how you can employ different content types to deliver the message you want—and that your audience finds useful.
NBC.com: Building streamlined solutions and trust
NBC.com: Manage the content once, then deliver it across all kinds of different platforms. And make it fast!
Changes to university research are coming: a profile of Stanford Dean of Research
Our work with the Stanford Dean of Research has been featured on eCampus News this month! Read more about the work we did for Stanford and how it is changing the face of research at the University.
Case study: Big gains from small changes
One of our clients came to us with a performance issue on their Drupal 6 multi-site installation. Views were taking ages to save, the admin pages seemed unnecessarily sluggish, and clearing the cache put the site in danger of going down. They reported that the issue was most noticeable in their state-of-the-art hosting environment, yet was not reproducible on a local copy of the site -- a baffling scenario as their 8 web heads and 2 database servers were mostly idle while the site struggled along.
Four Kitchens builds Wikimedia’s new fundraising system
What do you do when you're one of the world's top-ten websites, and you support 50 languages, 30 currencies, and four payment systems? And you have, at any given time, about 700 users hitting "reload" to find out up-to-the-minute results of worldwide contributions. You also need a meter to show progress on a site that serves 20,000 requests per second.
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