Who We Are: We Are Innovators

Why do we call ourselves “Chapter Three”? It’s often said that in a novel, the real action doesn’t start until three chapters in, with the first two used to set up the characters and the scene. We like to think of ourselves as a place where the “real action” takes place, hence the name Chapter Three. It’s a name we landed on nearly two decades ago and one that still suits us.
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Susan

DrupalCon Portland is Here!

The first DrupalCon of 2024 kicks off today and we are excited! Portland is always fun to visit, and this DrupalCon looks like a particularly good program, with topics ranging from Drupal 7 migration to AI integration to Drupal 11.
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Stephanie

Entity Tracer: Untangling Your Drupal Data Model

Drupal’s entity relationship system is incredibly robust and powerful, but there is a messy dark side to this power. Countless times I’ve struggled to find a field because I assumed it was just in ...
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Ryan

Childress Klein Spotlights: Microsites Made Easy

For organizations with diversified business operations, there are pros and cons to operating multiple websites. On the pros side, you get to give each website its own personality, with its own branding and distinct domain name.
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Ronald

National Nurses United: Supporting a Large Website

At Chapter Three we do more than build websites from the ground up. We also support existing websites that require new or additional resources. The type of work we do is flexible and depends on the client’s needs.
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Susan

Admin Dialogs: A Simple Innovation for Better User Experience

Small innovations can have a big impact. The paperclip was just a bent piece of wire that somebody repurposed in the late 19th century and we all now have in our desks. The Post-It note was just a low-grade adhesive applied to a piece of paper before it became a key office supply.
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Minnur

Tackling Complicated Drupal 7 Migrations

As of April 5, Drupal 7 will have nine months before it’s entirely unsupported and becomes a liability. Because Drupal 7 has been around for well over a decade, many websites built on it have accumulated vast amounts of content, resulting in complex data structures with custom content types, fields, taxonomies, and entity relationships.
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Susan

Turning PDFs into HTML with Document OCR

Do you manage a website or multi-site system for a large enterprise? If so, you almost certainly have a PDF problem, since search engines prioritize HTML over PDF content. Government agencies, healthcare organizations, universities, and non-profits tend to have a lot of PDF content on their websites.
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Minnur

Accessibility Audits by Chapter Three

At Chapter Three, we do more than just build new websites and update existing ones. We also advise clients on ways they can improve their websites, and accessibility audits are one of the many services we offer. Online accessibility for people with disabilities has moved from “nice to have” to being legally mandated and non-negotiable.
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Susan