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Promet Source: 3 Things You Need to Know about Drupal 9

21 Feb 2019

“But I don’t want to think about Drupal 9 yet!” Adulting sometimes means doing things we don’t want to do, like thinking about CMS version upgrades.  We can help. For now, here’s what you need to know about Drupal 9.   1. Drupal 9 is targeted for a June 2020 release.   Eighteen months...

Kanopi Studios: Drupal 9 is Coming, Part 3: Making the switch to Drupal 8

21 Feb 2019

This is Part 2 of a three part series about choices you can make with the news of Drupal 9’s release. Part 1 is an overview. Part 2 is what to do if you choose to stay on Drupal 7. Part 3 is what to do it you choose to upgrade to Drupal 8.  If you’re following along in our series about the...

Lullabot: A Security Checklist for Drupal 8 Sites with Private Data

21 Feb 2019

Drupal has a great reputation as a CMS with excellent security standards and a 30+ member security team to back it up. For some Drupal sites, we must do more than just keep up-to-date with each and every security release. A Drupal site with private and confidential data brings with it some unique...

Dries Buytaert: Optimizing site performance by "lazy loading" images

21 Feb 2019

Recently, I've been spending some time making performance improvements to my site. In my previous blog post on this topic, I described my progress optimizing the JavaScript and CSS usage on my site, and concluded that image optimization was the next step. Last summer I published a blog post about...

Drupal Mountain Camp: Drupal Mountain Camp Program updates

20 Feb 2019

Drupal Mountain Camp Program updates admin Wed, 02/20/2019 - 22:08 Hi everyone, we are excited to share a few program updates on Drupal Mountain Camp as the team behind the scenes is working hard preparing the last bits before the conference in just 2 weeks. We are extremely grateful...

Jeff Geerling's Blog: How I upgrade Drupal 8 Sites with exported config and Composer

20 Feb 2019

Over the years, as Drupal has evolved, the upgrade process has become a bit more involved; as with most web applications, Drupal's increasing complexity extends to deployment, and whether you end up running Drupal on a VPS, a bare metal server, in Docker containers, or in a Kubernetes cluster, you...

Security advisories: Drupal core - Highly critical - Remote Code Execution - SA-CORE-2019-003

20 Feb 2019

Project: Drupal coreDate: 2019-February-20Security risk: Highly critical 20∕25 AC:None/A:None/CI:All/II:All/E:Theoretical/TD:UncommonVulnerability: Remote Code ExecutionCVE IDs: CVE-2019-6340Description: Some field types do not properly sanitize data from non-form... Blog: Interview with Amber Matz: How will Drupal's greatest challenge shape its future?

20 Feb 2019

This week we talked with Amber Matz, Production Manager and Trainer at In addition to these two important roles, Amber is actively involved in a number of projects in the Drupalverse, the current most notable one likely being the program team for the Builder Track at DrupalCon...

Sooper Drupal Themes: Sooperthemes Terms of Service and Pricing Update

20 Feb 2019

With growth comes changes and today we're introducing changes to our legal terms and pricing. The basic susbcription remains the same at $78 USD per year and the Professional subscription was bumped from $249 to $360 USD per year. The Enterprise subscription now starts at...

Dries Buytaert: Two internet entrepreneurs walk into an old publishing house

20 Feb 2019

A month ago, Matt Mullenweg, co-founder of WordPress and founder of Automattic, visited me in Antwerp, Belgium. While I currently live in Boston, I was born and raised in Antwerp, and also started Drupal there. We spent the morning together walking around Antwerp and visited the Plantin Moretus...