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The pandemic has accelerated digital disruption in every sector, and possibly none more so than higher education. Faced with expectations to pivot on a moments notice with websites that need to do more heavy lifting than ever before, colleges and universities are taking a closer look at the… 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-… Read More
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The proprietary software upon which Orange County’s previous website had been built, represented the best available solution at the time it was developed. Over the course of a decade and a half, as Drupal made quantum evolutionary leaps forward, the county’s proprietary web software proved to be… Read More
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Orange County California home page
There’s much about 2021 that did not play out as planned. The list is longer for some than others, but despite big-picture setbacks, 2021 proved to be a year of powerful momentum within the Open Source Community.  With Drupal 8 having reached end-of-life status on Nov. 2, 2021, and Drupal 7… Read More
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most read blog posts of 2021
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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When designing, developing, and migrating a large county site that incorporates more than 40 separate sites into one Drupal codebase using core muti-site features, it can be expected that some individual site owners will have particular requirements that pose distinct challenges. One such… Read More
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More so than ever before, the public sector is relying on websites to handle a depth and breadth of heavy lifting —serving as a central information hub, providing a venue for taking care of official business, advancing civic pride, alerting citizens to weather and public health emergencies, and a… Read More
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On the surface, there’s not much about Drupal maintenance and support that seems compelling.  The exciting part, of course, is the design, development, and launch of a new site—this phase is full of promise, game-changing possibilities, and anticipation on many levels.  If the… Read More
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Drupal Support and Maintenance
For St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in Yonkers, N.Y., the migration of a Drupal 6 website built in 2010, to a redesigned Drupal 8.9 site that's positioned to seamlessly migrate to Drupal 9, stands to drive the next phase of the institution's growth and global impact.  Keys goals… Read More
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St. Vladimir's Website
Whether working with a Drupal consulting company on a new web build, or starting out as a Drupal developer, Drupal terminology often emerges as a sticking point. There’s a lot of Drupal jargon that’s not intuitive.  As a Drupal Trainer, I’ve found that a lot of time can be saved, and… Read More
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Drupal terminology and jargon