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

Track Your User Sessions With Drupal Session Limit

08/07/2018 - 12:24
To ensure that only the authenticated user has access to the website content and there are no parallel sessions going, Drupal offers Session Limit module. It imposes the limits on the number of total sessions that may be established, to the discretion of the admin. These limits are what are known as Session Limits. A user can log in multiple times and have several instances running at the same… Read more

Top 2018 Drupal Modules using Artificial Intelligence

08/03/2018 - 13:50
Considering the spectacular potential AI has, no wonder it one of the most-sought-after trends in the businesses today. You might be employing it in your online business already in the form of chatbots offering smarter features to the users.  Want to employ artificial intelligence on your Drupal website but don't know where to start from? In this blog, we will share some cool Drupal modules for… Read more

Smart Trim your Content and Modify Teasers

07/27/2018 - 20:56
Teasers provide a brief summary or a short description of an article (or any other content). They give a visitor an insight and a quick overview of the content. Hence, it becomes crucial for a teaser to be eye-catchy in order to get that one click from the reader. It should leave them with a sense of curiosity and intrusiveness. Drupal, out of the box, provides a teaser view mode and three… Read more

Kill the Spambot efforts with Drupal Antibot Module

07/26/2018 - 14:41
Spambots are just one of the many security threats that need to be taken care of if security is your priority (which should be).  The most common way is to protect your website from automated scripts, written to scour your website, is by installing the verification code module. Talking from practical application, there are still many spammers who can crack the verification code and continue to… Read more
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