Edmonton | Web Dev

Moving from GitHub to Bitbucket – Why and How

By Eddy Sims

GitHub is my source for everything from jQuery plugins to grid frameworks to PHP libraries, so why would we abandon it? Well, if you’re a developer working with large numbers of private repos, you might make the move too. Find out why Top Draw transferred to Bitbucket and how we made it happen.

Web Dev

Tweaking WordPress Defaults

By Karim Jetha

WordPress is one of the most popular website platforms on the Internet, and is the platform of choice for most of our clients. One of the great things about WordPress is its flexibility and customizability. There are a lot of ways to modify WordPress—typically through plugins or theme functions.

News | Web Design

New Top Draw Website is Launched

By Adriel Michaud

One of the great things about WordPress, the platform we use to build websites, is that once you’re on it, it’s easy to re-skin and update the look. We chose to quietly launch our new website a couple weeks ago as we continued updating and rewriting content. Soft launching often results in better real world […]


The 10 Best WordPress Designs in Edmonton

By Adriel Michaud

If you follow our blog, you’ve likely figured out that we are pretty big fans of WordPress. Once just a platform for blogging, this dynamic application now allows almost unlimited versatility in design, layout, functionality and content handling. As proud as we are of some of the websites we are creating, we are also impressed […]


Security in WordPress

By topdrawinc

Consistent with what we’ve come to expect from WordPress, security within this application is reliable and simple to manage. Just like a vehicle, however, it does take regular maintenance to keep it humming! Here are some best practices to ensure your WordPress website runs safely and securely.

Events | Presentations

A Recap of WordCamp Edmonton – November 18-19th, 2011

By topdrawinc

The hottest ticket in Edmonton this weekend wasn’t a music, film, or food festival – which is hard to believe given our city’s nickname, “Festival City”. No, this past Friday and Saturday, the Edmonton design and development community descended upon the Shaw conference center for two days of learning about WordPress. (I suppose you could […]