Web Design and Drupal Blog

Web Design Case Study: Xenyo.com

Date: 03 Sep 2012
Author: Brendan

Getting to a website design that caters to the target audience as well as the client's brand requires a considerable time and effort spent on planning and collaboration. I wanted to go through with you the course of Xenyo’s website revamp where we’ll touch up on how our design process ultimately lead to our final product. Some parts will get a bit technical but I hope that this post will help...

Responsive Web Design - What is it & Why use it?

Date: 11 Aug 2012
Author: Brendan

As the new web designer of Xenyo, one of my first tasks was to re-design the company website. Our main concern was to make the site mobile friendly, so I looked into a concept called Responsive Design.

What is Responsive Design?
From Wikipedia:
"Responsive Web Design (RWD) essentially indicates that a web site is crafted to use Cascading Style Sheets 3 media queries, an...

2012 List of Popular Drupal Websites

Date: 12 Jul 2012
Author: mattwan

As part of our new website revamp, I had to make an up to date list of great websites powered by Drupal as their CMS. There was so many to choose from but I managed picked out the below to show a good range.

Some well-known Websites & Organizations currently using Drupal;


  • CNN - CNNGo
  • IPC Media – LOOK Magazine


Wohoo! New Xenyo Office

Date: 26 Jun 2012
Author: mattwan

We’ve officially moved into our new office (finally, as some of our clients may say). The location is still in Kwun Tong, Rm808 Apec Plaza. Its just down the road from our old office but there is now more space for us to do what we do.

Some finishing touches still but the guys are already back to work as you can see in my sneak photo.

The guys from ConnectsClub and James...

Drupal 7 SEO - no more modules

Date: 20 May 2011
Author: mattwan

We've recently upgraded to Drupal 7 for client projects, sure there are modules needing a bit more work but overall, we've been happy.

What does bug me a little, is the number of modules still needed (without custom tweaks) to keep up with Search Engine Best Practices.

Flicking open the Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide, lets see the current (21-May-2011) Drupal 7...

Ranking for Competitive Keywords

Date: 09 May 2011
Author: mattwan

We are often asked to quote for 'A Guaranteed' first place ranking on Google for 'MEGA COMPETITIVE KEYWORD' for a yet to be launched site.

Whilst we are aware that some SEO companies may claim they can do this (especially prior to your initial payment),  we try to raise a few things to consider …

  1. Do you think your page deserves to be the World's Premier Resource on the...

Simple Facts about Google Pagerank

Date: 09 May 2011
Author: mattwan

Even though its been around a while, the term PageRank still gets people a little confused. We've decided to knock up a simple post to help clear things up.

Lets start with a video from Google's Matt Cutts with Facts about Google PageRank updates

To summarize,

  • PageRank is Google's opinion of the reputation of a page.
  • For Google, PageRank of a page is...

Xenyo Website Revamped!

Date: 08 May 2011
Author: mattwan

Welcome to Xenyo's new website launch.

This site is done 100% with Drupal 7.0, an award winning CMS that we use extensively.

Xenyo is an Internet Marketing company for Small & Medium Businesses specializing in SEO and Drupal Development, you can read more on us in the About Us page or our Blog.


We've scrapped most of our old pages, but here are a few popular...