Create Menu for Vocabulary in Four Easy Steps in Drupal 8

09/10/2018 - 17:38
E-commerce is the buzzword in today's era. It has successfully allowed people to shop without stepping out of their comfort zone. Making the visitor experience smooth is part of UX. Menus are therefore created to categorize the products.  The extensive list is called vocabulary in Drupal. In this blog, we will create a menu for Vocabulary in Drupal 8 with an example of SUV. Decoding the Term:… Read more

HowTo: Change the PHP version on Apache or Nginx

09/05/2018 - 13:12
New versions of PHP bring new features and fixes for security issues and bugs. Migrating from one version to another can often lead to incompatibilities. As of writing this article, PHP 7.2 is the latest stable release and PHP 7.3 is expected to be released in December 2018. Drupal.org currently recommends PHP 7.1+ for new projects and encourages the community to plan an upgrade for older… Read more

HowTo: Migrate Content from a CSV file to Drupal 8

08/27/2018 - 18:21
Upgrading involves shifting lots of files and content from one site to another. Although there are a number of modules to help you migrate to and in Drupal, the process can turn out to be messy.  Migration of content can have various meanings and the scope of file formats - JSON, CSV, spreadsheet or text files - is also important. In this article, I am going to demonstrate the migration of… Read more

HowTo: Use Twig Filters

08/24/2018 - 10:15
In Drupal 8 Twig replaces PHPTemplate as the default templating engine. Twig, often referred to as a modern template engine for php helps making websites fast, flexible, secure. Also, it keeps the code clean for further maintenance. In this article we will understand What is Twig Filter? Drupal Specific Twig Filter Other Twig Filters What is Twig Filter? In some cases, as an editor, we are… Read more

HowTo: Store Cache in Redis bins in Drupal 8?

08/21/2018 - 13:07
Redis, an acronym for Remote Dictionary Server is an open-source in-memory database project implementing a distributed, in-memory key-value store with optional durability. An in-memory database also called a main memory database system or a memory resident database is a system that basically uses the main memory or Random Access Memory (RAM) for data storage which makes it faster than disk-… Read more

Preventing Brute Force Attacks with Drupal Login Security Module

08/20/2018 - 14:50
The internet is a wild place. You never know who’s on the hunt for vulnerabilities of your site. In fact, the moment you deploy your application on the web, you are inviting all sorts of requests on your server. Apart from genuine users, these could potentially be automated scripts, (mostly harmless) bots or crawlers, ethical/non-ethical hackers or some curious geeks (like me). One of the key… Read more

Creating Custom Themes in Drupal 8 | Part 2

08/16/2018 - 16:46
In my last blog Creating Custom Themes in Drupal 8 | Part 1 we made custom themes and added CSS, JavaScript, and basic page templates. In this blog, we will explore the twig template. TL;DR Following things will be covered in this blog: Overriding twig templates Twig naming conventions Using Basic Conditions in twigs Overriding Twig Templates In Drupal twig provides the HTML code. Many… Read more

HowTo: Add Google maps in Drupal 8

08/13/2018 - 18:23
Google Maps is the easiest way to display a map on your website. Google maps provide web mapping that is capable to channelize in a convenient method with geolocation. Quite popular, it is a widely used element to provide directions through your website. Drupal provides an API to embed Google Maps to your website.  In this blog, I will show an implementation of simple Google maps on the website… Read more

Content Staging With Drupal Deploy Module

08/13/2018 - 11:52
There might be instances where an editorial team comes across challenges in the process of publishing its content. These include: Living a number of articles at the same time. Sending the final copy of approval on a website to different people but not living it.  Publishing a number of articles on different websites/subdomains.  Luckily, the Drupal Deploy module allows content staging and… Read more

Improving the Website Admin Experience with Drupal 8 Module Filter

08/10/2018 - 15:16
It is not an easy job to manage a website. Add to it that it is built on Drupal. Listing and managing the modules can become quite difficult. In order to manage the modules in your Drupal website and quickly find them when in need, Module Filter can help sort out and filter the right module. What is the Module Filter? A module filter organizes modules according to various categories such as… Read more
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