Website Development
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Premier music publication.

Billboard is the world's premier music publication company, serving the entertainment business since 1894. Initially covering the advertising and bill posting industry, Billboard’s popular music charts have evolved into a primary source of information on trends and innovation in music. Today, Billboard serves as a prominent source among music fans, artists, top executives, tour promoters, publishers, radio programmers, lawyers, retailers, digital entrepreneurs and the like.

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The Challenge

Digital destination for music.

One-of-a-kind, Billboard sought a team of developers capable of reproducing their dynamic music experience on top of a legacy codebase, containing thousands of articles published from a global team of content authors. In addition to a Content Management System (CMS) which would provide their phenomenal team back-end services to manage digital content in-house.

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The Solution

Hot 100 chart topper.

Layering Drupal's web services with a Content Management System (CMS) back-end, in addition to a fully custom front-end leveraged by a backbone Javascript framework. The skilled team of developers at Billboard and Stauffer worked alongside one another to developed solutions for the various forms of content available to visitors of the heavily trafficked site. Together, we designed a flawless “headless” Drupal application with unparalleled flexibility and performance.