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Next month marks two years since the release of Drupal 9, and among the hundreds of thousands of site owners who have migrated, there’s a general consensus that D9 is a bit of a masterpiece with unrivaled scalability, security, and flexibility.  Backed by the brainpower of a million member strong… Read More
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Hearts with the Drupal 9 logo
Among the Drupal site owners who are experiencing first-hand how easy (and actually, how fun) it can be to make updates and switch up layouts whenever needed, the first generation of Provus is a rather big deal. The same can be said for developers, for whom component-based design systems are… Read More
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Unwrapping a new content editor
I’ve done a lot of Drupal training over the years. Drupal is an awesome CMS and I love the opportunity to help those who are new to Drupal to get solid, career-boosting skills. Invariably, there are "AHA" moments among class participants who learn something about Drupal that they had never heard… Read More
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As as one of the Drupal trainers for Promet Source, I have the privilege, month after month, of witnessing the lights going on among participants in our online classes as they realize the game-changing differences between Drupal 9 and Drupal 7.  Considering that Drupal 7 is slated for end-of-life… Read More
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Drupal Now with Drupal 9 logo
Optimal user experience is an essential aspect of web development, and key to that is the assurance of correctly sized images. If some of your visitors are using a mobile device, the use of very large images that are suitable instead for desktop is not optimal. Ensuring the right-sized image for… Read More
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Examples of 3 different devices
I teach developers how to use Drupal. I think Drupal is one of the best content management systems out there today, and as developers begin to learn all that Drupal is capable of, they tend to agree that it is awesome. Throughout the training process and we go through content types, fields,… Read More
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In the midst of Covid-19 upheaval and uncertainty, the Drupal organization decided to defer the Drupal 7 end-of-life date from Nov. 2021 to Nov. 2022. In March of 2022, with more than 50 percent of Drupal sites still on Drupal 7, the end-of-life date was extended again to November of 2023.  To… Read More
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Drupal 7 to Drupal 9
Drupal 9’s big splash in early June sparked a widespread realization that migration needed to move to front burner status. While the Drupal organization has extended the Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 decommission date in response to COVID-19 related upheaval and uncertainty, other factors fueling migration… Read More
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Drupal 9 Migration
With this month’s release of Drupal 9, factors fueling migration have moved up a few notches, but as the November 2021 decommission date for Drupal 7 and 8 rapidly approaches, there’s one huge factor that’s superseding all others. Drupal 7 and 8 are both heading toward end-of-life status.  Now is… Read More
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Drupal Migration Planning
Drupal 9 is here at last. The big question within the Drupal sphere as we enter this new phase in the evolution of my favorite CMS:  What now? In an environment of Covid-19 quarantines and stay-at-home orders, websites are being relied upon to do more heavy lifting than ever before.  I’m… Read More
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Drupal 8 to Drupal 9 migration