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Dog Mushing, Aurora Borealis and Fig Leaf

Posted by Bret Peters on Aug 2, 2017 4:50:55 PM

Take a trip to Alaska! It's the perfect time with a new website launched by Fig Leaf using the Drupal CMS. 

The new guide to experiencing Alaska's Public Lands provides easy access to citizens seeking to visit, or simply learn more about our nation's Alaska treasures.  Visit the Alaska Plublic Lands Information Centers website to learn, explore or plan your trip. 

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Topics: Drupal, Content Strategy, Case Studies, Website Redesign, content management, 508 Compliance, Accessibility, Government, Usability

Fig Leaf Launches a New Wordpress Website for iSynchrony

Posted by Seth Land on Jun 21, 2017 3:08:40 PM

In late 2016, plans to import from California a novel protocol for treating sufferers of neuropsychiatric disorders began in Oakton, Virginia by a new company called iSynchrony.

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Topics: Case Studies, Inbound Marketing, Wordpress, Healthcare, Public Affairs, Search Engine Optimization, Google Analytics, Commercial

Fig Leaf launches new Machine Shop Website on Wordpress

Posted by Bret Peters on Jun 20, 2017 3:54:33 PM

When Phoenix Companies, LLC needed a firm to support their corporate growth and re-branding, they turned to Fig Leaf.  The company's CEO, Sina Sabet, had recently acquired several small businesses and consolidated them under the Phoenix Companies brand to provide end-to-end design and delivery of custom computer enclosures for government and businesses in the United States. 

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Topics: Case Studies, Inbound Marketing, Wordpress, Cloud Hosting, HubSpot CRM, Manufacturing

New Redesigned Dental Association Website Launched

Posted by Bret Peters on Apr 10, 2017 4:12:00 PM


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Topics: Case Studies, Website Redesign, nonprofits, Associations, Healthcare, Mobile, Medical, Responsive

CASE STUDY: Custom Video Learning System for iPasos

Posted by Bret Peters on Apr 6, 2017 12:53:11 PM

IPASOS provides Spanish-speaking students with hundreds of video lessons in their native language to supplement instruction in mathematics.  This web-based learning system gives students extra support to master critical concepts and academic content with number sense and operations, pre-algebra, algebra-1, and geometry as they gain English proficiency.  The lessons are aligned to state standards, and organized into supplemental courses that mirror curriculums commonly used in middle and high schools.  Students are using these materials to build prior knowledge, review difficult concepts, and prepare for classroom quizzes and state exams.

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Topics: eLearning, Adobe, Case Studies, Education, Custom Web Development, K12, Video

CASE STUDY: Custom Web Development for Curtis Direct

Posted by Bret Peters on Apr 6, 2017 12:22:21 PM

Curtis, a leader in print fulfillment recognized for quality work, reliability and its commitment to customers, has been providing printed solutions to businesses across the country since 1882.  Curtis hired Fig Leaf to create an online pre-press proofing system for business cards and identity packages.

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Topics: Case Studies, Corporate, Custom Web Development, Agile Development, Scrum

CASE STUDY: Custom Web Development for Discovery Affiliates

Posted by Bret Peters on Apr 6, 2017 12:01:44 PM

The Discovery Channel hired Fig Leaf Software to design and develop a custom content and asset management system for the company’s affiliate program.  The Discovery affiliates include organizations such as the Oprah Winfrey Network, TLC, BBC America, Military Channel, Animal Planet and a host of other organizations.  The purpose of the affiliate portal is to enable affiliates to browse, access and order co-branded marketing materials.

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Topics: Case Studies, content management, Corporate, Media, Custom Web Development, Agile Development, Scrum

CASE STUDY: Custom Learning Software Development for A+Rise

Posted by Bret Peters on Apr 6, 2017 11:47:46 AM


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Topics: eLearning, Case Studies, Education, Custom Web Development, K12, Agile Development, Scrum

Fig Leaf Launches New Wordpress Website for Author Peggy Grande

Posted by Bret Peters on Feb 8, 2017 1:08:55 PM

Fig Leaf is proud to announce the launch of a new Wordpress website for Peggy Grande, keynote speaker and author of, "The President Will See You Now:  My Stories and Lessons from Ronald Reagan's Final Years".  Peggy's memoir chronicles her decade working alongside President Ronald Reagan as his Executive Assistant, and shares behind the scenes stories and never-before-published photos from her personal collection.

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Topics: Case Studies, Website Redesign, CMS, Wordpress, Cloud Hosting, Managed Services

5 Great Drupal Websites for Government Agencies

Posted by Bret Peters on Jul 21, 2016 12:33:18 PM

Government websites aren’t always known for being nice.  In fact, a simple google search reveals some very poor examples of government websites, much to the shame of the agencies that host them.  Yet, in today’s age, it’s becoming easier for government agencies to make stunning, user-friendly websites with content management systems like Drupal.

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Since Drupal is known as the “developer friendly” CMS, it offers increased flexibility and usability across comparable CMS. This allows government agencies to make stunning websites that attract more monthly visitors than before.

Here are five government agencies that have taken advantage of Drupal’s versatility with great websites. The following examples were selected based on three main criteria:

  • Design: aesthetically pleasing, professional, mobile responsive
  • User Experience (UX): easy-to-use navigation, meeting the needs of users
  • Content: delivers quality based on the purpose and mission of organization  

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Topics: Drupal 7, Drupal 8, Drupal, Case Studies, Government

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