Happy nineteenth birthday, Drupal!

01/15/2020 - 19:11
What started out as a hobby project of Dries Buytaert, is now a global project with millions of users, active contributors and a strong ecosystem. Drupal is truly a phenomenon. It has continued to see a surfeit of experimentations. Thanks to the perpetual support by the Drupal Community over the years as it has always chosen the path of innovation, reinvention and evolution. 15 January 2020 marks… Read more

Creating your own Twig Extension in Drupal

01/06/2020 - 12:37
The templating engine of Drupal 8 has seen a massive turnaround. Unlike Drupal 7, there’s Twig in Drupal 8 instead of PHPTemplate. Twig is basically a templating language for PHP i.e a tool used to output variables inside HTML. Fabien Potencier, the creator of the Symfony framework, gave life to Twig. Contrary to Drupal 7, you cannot call the regular PHP functions in your templates in Drupal 8.… Read more

‘Terraform’-ing with Drupal

01/03/2020 - 11:23
If you look up the word ‘terraform’ in the Oxford English Dictionary, the meaning that you find may make you reminisce about some of the science fiction movies or TV series you have watched or heard of. And you may start wondering if something like ‘terraforming’ is actually possible. Transformation of another planet to make it Earth-like, which is what terraform means, would seem like a glorious… Read more

Drupal 2019: Year In Review

01/02/2020 - 14:14
A magnificent year has gone by! 2019 saw Drupal evolving by leaps and bounds. As the year comes to an end, here is a look at some of the significant moments from the Drupal world that happened during this time. 18 years old: Drupal is no longer a kid! It was on 15th January 2001 when the world saw Drupal burst onto the scene. Drupal 1.0.0 was released on this date. Since then, with the support… Read more

Drupal 8.8 released: What's new?

12/13/2019 - 22:44
A number of significant improvements have been introduced with Drupal 8.8. The update was released in December 2019 and significantly deprecated a lot of elements in the process of preparing the codebase for Drupal 9. The release has mostly focused on improving the management and contribution that will aid the impending update. Let’s take a tour of updates introduced in Drupal 8.8.0 #1 Media… Read more

Bringing Acquia Lightning to Drupal

12/05/2019 - 13:59
Organizations are looking for enterprise-ready and fast sites rich in features that can be built with ease and minimum maintenance. If you are looking to elevate your content delivery across channels and want your site to fulfill the increasing demands, then look no further. Drupal, an open source CMS, is the one for you! In addition, Acquia Lightning is the latest endeavor launched to pace with… Read more

This is the time to upgrade to Drupal 8

11/29/2019 - 16:20
It’s the best time to be in open source and particularly to be associated with Drupal. The software development trends are sprouting out of the open source community and the tech world is experiencing all new things. In this respect, the Drupal community is eyeing on the launch of Drupal 9 scheduled for June 2020. This countdown made us think about all of you who are still on Drupal 7.  The jump… Read more

Road of JSON:API to Drupal 8 

11/26/2019 - 12:30
As an encoding scheme, JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is designed to eliminate the need for an ad-hoc code that communicates with servers. It aims to improve the efficiency of the friction of requests that takes place between the clients and the servers.  “The recent JSON:API 2.0 stable release on January 7th, 2019 marked the start of the module's move to Drupal core.” How a client should… Read more

Top 15 Tips for Drupal 8 Developers

11/22/2019 - 15:49
Drupal 8 is on the edge of transformation and it’s just a couple of months before Drupal 9 will take over. However, the version update will not eliminate the workings of Drupal 8 and instead deprecate gradually.  This brings a lot of new attention to the software and many look forward to being a part of the Drupal Community. In case you are one of them, then these are some advice for novices in… Read more

Best of Drupal 8 Modules for Social Login

11/08/2019 - 20:20
From gated content to event enrollments, social logins and easy registration are the go-to for many sites now. The website captures data and permissions from your social accounts and gives you access to the content. There are modules primarily dedicated to integrate social accounts and run the process.  Drupal offers many modules for seamless integration of social logins for your website.  Let’… Read more
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