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Third & Grove: Issue Queue Analysis by TAG's Drupal Core Contributor

20 Jun 2021

I decided to look at the Drupal core issue queue to understand better how many issues are open and the direction things are going. The results were a bit of a shock. First, let's get the shock out of the way, then let's take a look at what's happening, and finally, what we can do to change things...

Drupal Atlanta Medium Publication: Configuration Split in Drupal 8 and 9. How to Add Config To Your Live Environment

19 Jun 2021

How do enable that module for just the live site again?Let’s first start off with understanding what the Configuration Split module does. In simple terms, it allows you to have different site configurations for your different environments. For example, you want to turn off the Views UI module on...

Lullabot: Improve Your Users' Experience with Quicklink 2.0

18 Jun 2021

Quicklink is an open-source JavaScript library created by Google that can dramatically speed up your site’s perceived page speed. It does this by detecting when hyperlinks enter the viewport and then instructs the browser to prefetch each link and store it in its cache. Then, when the user...

Mediacurrent: Risks of Staying On Drupal 7 After Its End of Life

18 Jun 2021

Drupal 7's end of life is scheduled for November 28, 2022. Up until then, the Drupal Security Team will continue to provide patches to Drupal 7 core and contributed projects should any security threats arise. After that point, however, the Drupal Security team will no longer support Drupal 7. Is...

Talking Drupal: Talking Drupal #299 - Sustainability of the Webform Module

18 Jun 2021

Today we chat with our friend Jacob Rockowitz about the sustainability of the webform module and module maintainership sustainability in general. Topics Jacob's 5th appearance John got a new job! Jason launching 6 sites this week Nic went to the drive-in Jacob no more...

Morpht: Announcing Sajari AI powered search for Drupal

18 Jun 2021

Those of you who work with Drupal, you are probably familiar with the combination of using Search API with a search backend such as MySQL or Solr. A pluggable architecture makes Search API a good choice for indexing content in Drupal.

OSTraining: OSTips - Alternatives to Acquia’s DevDesktop For Local Drupal Development

17 Jun 2021

If you've installed or updated Acquia’s DevDesktop lately, you've seen this message: And so you know that DevDesktop is approaching end of life.   In this video, I'm going to give you two alternatives to Acquia’s DevDesktop For Local Drupal Development. You know I've used this...

Tag1 Consulting: DevOps is a culture, not a Technology

17 Jun 2021

DevOps is a word or phrase that’s getting more and more attention as organizations move more towards delivering applications and infrastructure services through automated IT processes. Rather than automate IT staff out of a job, DevOps aims to reduce time spent on repetitive processes and enable...

Lullabot: How to Plan Your Drupal 7 Migration

16 Jun 2021

Migrations from Drupal 7 can be as varied and diverse as humanity itself. Goals, audiences, servers, content models, and more all come together to form a unique fingerprint. No two migrations are ever really the same. But despite the uniqueness of each, there are some commonalities. You can take...

Redfin Solutions: Drupal Migrate Basic Fields to Entity References

16 Jun 2021

The Drupal migration pipeline wants each source entity to go to one destination entity, but a single node may need to transform its text fields and list text fields into several entity references. So how do you break up data from one entity and migrate it into multiple entities?