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#AberdeenCloud FAQ

Important facts about the ongoing #AberdeenCloud situation and how it might affect their customers and our own.

   

Design-led Drupal for a local authority

Over a three month period, we rebuilt the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea's website, implementing a design created by Clearleft, leading an internal team, and migrating all legacy content.

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (www.rbkc.gov.uk) worked with Clearleft during 2014 to create a new website design in line with the Government Digital Service design pr

#AberdeenCloud - what happened?

A short tragedy on the demise of #AberdeenCloud.

  UPDATE 1: #AberdeenCloud have made the platform available for 36 hours, as of last night, 30th June 2016. You can, for a short time only, get files and backups again. Sounds like the platform will be available until some time around Saturday lunchtime, 2nd July 2016.

Hosting Service Comparison

How does Code Enigma private cloud hosting stack up against other supported hosting products? Find out on this page.

The table below explains our private cloud offer and also gives you a sense of the depth of our service and our contracts, the real reason why we provide the best insurance for your online applications.

Denial of Service, what you need to know

Head of support and hosting, Greg Harvey, explains what a denial of service attack is and how you can protect yourself.

Not many people have been unfortunate enough to be at the sharp end of a serious denial of service (DoS) attack.

Design and build a website in a day: Part one

So Aaron's inaugural post on the Code Enigma blog he takes on the challenge of designing and building a website in a day without templates or frameworks.

I’m writing this paragraph before undertaking the challenge and this point I’m not sure of how this will turn out.

My site doesn't load for me, is it down?

Sometimes your site appears down for you but it really isn't. This FAQ explains how to tell the difference.

The short answer is "maybe, but not necessarily". Jump straight to "What can I do?"

Drupal Migrate Tricks: Disabling rules before running a migration.

Plenty of sites use the Rules module, and plenty of sites need to perform data migrations on a regular basis. Learn how to easily work around rules when they get in the way of a migration.

Most Drupal sites make use of the Rules module in some way, and plenty of Drupal sites use the Migrate module to perform either one-off or regular migrations of external data into the site.

Optimise your CSS

Even if you are an experienced front end developer who structures CSS files coherently, concisely and into something that resembles fine art, there are still ways of squeezing a little more performance out of your CSS files by reducing their file size using post processing.

Fairly simple. You'll notice that there's no particular order to the rules, and it could be better optimised. It's rendered out like this.

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