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Chapter Three: Hell is Programming a Calendar (Part 1)

5 May 2022

A project team is managing a site for people to see events in their local community. The client asks the team to make a (seemingly) pretty simple feature; they want logged-in users to be able to make their own events. The site already lets admins do this, so it shouldn’t be too bad. The team agrees...

Gábor Hojtsy: The epic story of the last week of how Drupal's frontend and backend look changed after 11 years at DrupalCon Portland

5 May 2022

Last week was DrupalCon Portland, our first in-person big DrupalCon back together with 1300+ attendees. I was fortunately one of the attendees along with leaders of in-the works Drupal admin theme Claro and frontend theme Olivero. Both Claro and Olivero have been in the works for years, and both...

Dries Buytaert: Drupal is for ambitious site builders

4 May 2022

With Drupal 10 around the corner, it's time to start laying out Drupal 11's development roadmap. It's important we begin that work by reflecting on Drupal's purpose. Drupal's purpose has evolved over the years. In the past, the goal might have been to build the world's most powerful CMS. Today, I...

Web Wash: Generate Sitemaps using Simple XML Sitemap in Drupal

4 May 2022

The Simple XML Sitemap automatically generates a XML sitemap for your Drupal website whilst adhering to Google’s latest recommendations and guidelines. There are various customizations that this module allows, all of which are listed in more detail on the module’s page. This tutorial will...

The Drop Times: “Where Inclusion Is No Exception but the Norm,” into That Heaven of Freedom, St. IGNUcius, Let My Community Awake!

4 May 2022

Demetrius Cheatham, the Senior Director of Diversity and Inclusion Strategy at GitHub, talked about how people are left out and what we can do to ensure our community is more inclusive.

Drupal blog: State of Drupal presentation (April 2022)

3 May 2022

This blog has been re-posted and edited with permission from Dries Buytaert's blog. DrupalCon North America 2022 Driesnote presentation Last week, 1,300 Drupalists gathered in Portland, Oregon for DrupalCon North America. It was the first in-person DrupalCon in more than two years. I can't tell you...

Dries Buytaert: State of Drupal presentation (April 2022)

3 May 2022

Last week, 1,300 Drupalists gathered in Portland, Oregon for DrupalCon North America. It was the first in-person DrupalCon in more than two years. I can't tell you how amazing it was to see everyone face-to-face. In good tradition, I delivered my State of Drupal keynote. You can watch the video...

DevCollaborative - Planet Drupal: Maxlength 2.0.0-RC2 - A More Accurate and Easy to Configure Character Limit

2 May 2022

The latest version of Maxlength fixes a user permission, character count discrepancies and more. Plus an improved the UI based on user feedback.

Chapter Three: Avoid a Drupal 9 Migration Headache: Use NEXT-DRUPAL to Upgrade Your Drupal 7 Site

2 May 2022

Drupal 7 and PHP’s end-of-life are right around the corner and many people are thinking about the best path forward.* The three options tend to be: a.) traditional “Lift and Shift” to Drupal 9, b.) “Lift, Shift and Improve a few things,” and c.) “totally rethink,” and rebuild the site. Each option...

Talking Drupal: Talking Drupal #345 - Live from DrupalCon

2 May 2022

Today we are talking about DrupalCon 2022. Topics First in person DrupalCon Most impactful thoughts from DriesNote Best Sessions Next year in Drupal New technologies What are you going to try on the flight home How was your session? Any interesting people or...