Website Released!

ImplicitMeasures.com just released its official website. Because we strongly believe in the strengths and merits of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), the entire website was built using FOSS solutions.

The main website relies on the Drupal CMS (content management system) framework. Drupal takes care of the 'heavy lifting' while additional content (like this news item) can be added in an easy and straightforward manner. We are proud of Drupal, as it was created by Dries Buytaert who studied engineering at Ghent University. Over the last 15 years, Drupal has evolved into a widely used framework. It is now the engine behind major websites like BBC.com, Whitehouse.org, and millions of others.

The general layout of the ImplicitMeasures.com website was based on the Drupal skeleton theme, but we customized this theme extensively to fit our needs and taste. The company logo and website icons were created by Erika Vanhulst (see her other work on Grafisserie.be). Our support ticketing system is powered by osTicket, another successful FOSS tool. We run osTicket on our own servers for privacy and security reasons.

The only external service is Clicky, which is used to log and analyze the website visits. We can see from which country each visitor comes, which pages were viewed, how often he/she returns, etc. Of course, all this happens in a strictly anonymous way. If you prefer not to be tracked, you can disable cookies for our website (see how on Wikihow). More information on how we value your privacy can be found on our Privacy Policy page.

If you have any questions or suggestions about the functionality or layout of our website, please do not hesitate to drop us a line. Contact details can be found on this page.

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