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Drupal for Nonprofits and Educators

Drupal for Nonprofits and Educators

Kurtis Shaner December 5, 2016

The development team at WDG loves nothing more than to mold the power of Drupal into a custom digital solution that betters our clients' reach online. See why Drupal is quickly becoming the premier choice for Education and Nonprofit organizations, alike.

3 Reasons to Bring Your Tech Business to Washington, DC

3 Reasons to Bring Your Tech Business to Washington, DC

Ab Emam September 24, 2016

Traffic, politicians, bureaucracy—sure these are all expected in the DC metro area. What no one expected is the rise of the tech industry as a cornerstone of the city. See why we chose to build our business here, and why you should too.

Web Development for Nonprofits: A Spotlight

Web Development for Nonprofits: A Spotlight

Kurtis Shaner September 5, 2016

At The Web Development Group, we build websites for all types of brands and businesses. Sometimes we work with large organizations, like universities, and sometimes we work with smaller companies or local nonprofits. Web development for nonprofits will have a large influence on an organization’s success. We recently hosted GiveBack DC, a 72-hour design and […]

Big News for Google Mobile Search Ranking

Big News for Google Mobile Search Ranking

Homiera Fields June 15, 2016

Have you noticed a decrease in your mobile website traffic recently? Google just finished rolling out the latest update to their mobile search-ranking algorithm, and your website might be affected, so listen up!

WDG Partners with Ashburn-based Web Host, BlackMesh

WDG Partners with Ashburn-based Web Host, BlackMesh

Ab Emam June 1, 2015

The Web Development Group is pleased to announce its latest community-based partnership with local Web Hosting and Support company, BlackMesh. Headquartered out of Dulles, Virginia’s technology corridor, BlackMesh is one of the industry’s leading experts in Drupal hosting and support and has already collaborated with WDG on several Drupal projects. “We are excited to announce a partnership […]

WDG Web Agency Expands to Washington, DC Location

WDG Web Agency Expands to Washington, DC Location

Ab Emam May 29, 2015

The Web Development Group: Web Agency in DC The Web Development Group, a full-service creative agency, is pleased to announce the official opening of its newest location in Washington, DC. Located on 718 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 in the WeWork co-working space, the new location will help WDG expand the availability of digital strategy services to […]

Small Business, Big Brands: Converge SE 2015

Ab Emam April 23, 2015

When I was asked to give a talk at Converge SE last week, I knew exactly what I wanted to focus on. Since WDG was founded 10 years ago, we’ve made some enormous strides. From a development-focused shop, we’ve transformed into a full-service creative agency that has partnered with some of the biggest brands out […]

Monsters, Content Strategy, and Sharknado: Converge SE 2015

Homiera Fields April 21, 2015

What do you get when you throw in four designers, one communication specialist, and a three-day trip to Columbia, South Carolina? One awesome conference, of course! Last week, the creative team and I switched cities for a few days to attend the annual web design and technology conference, Converge SE. After 7 hours of driving […]

What Google’s Mobile-Friendly Ranking Means For You

What Google’s Mobile-Friendly Ranking Means For You

Homiera Fields April 20, 2015

Gone are the days of designing just for desktop. With 58% of Americans owning a smartphone and 42% owning a tablet, ensuring your website is as usable as possible is crucial. Especially now that Google has big news to share! Starting April 21st, mobile-friendliness and responsiveness is going to be a new ranking factor in Google’s search engine results. Mobile-Friendly: What […]

WDG Talks UX at U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Ab Emam March 26, 2015

This March, WDG’s creative and technical experts were invited to give a talk about our user experience and redesign processes. When the United States Patent and Trademark Office—the agency responsible for granting patents and registering trademarks—saw the great work we had done for the Folger Shakespeare Library, they reached out immediately asking if WDG could give a UX […]

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