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Fri, 07/31/2015 - 21:09
React.js, CouchDB, Node.js, de-coupling Drupal; if any of that sounds cool to you, then this is the podcast for you. Kyle Hofmeyer gathered a several Lullabots together, who helped create the new lullabot.com, to learn what kind of wizardry was used to make this thing purr like a happy kitten. Jared Ponchot talks about the advantages this process provided for him and his design team. Sally Young...
Fri, 07/31/2015 - 21:05
Mmmm… love that new website smell! Some history It's been nearly 10 years since we launched our first company website at lullabot.com. During that time, we've done five full redesigns of the site. The company has grown from two people to 62. We've expanded from a small Drupal consulting and education company to a full-service agency with a complete Design team, dedicated front-end developers,...
Fri, 07/31/2015 - 19:48
I've been working with Drupal 8 for a long time, keeping Honeypot and some other modules up to date, and doing some dry-runs of migrating a few smaller sites from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8, just to hone my D8 familiarity. I finally launched a 'for real' Drupal 8 site, which is currently running on Drupal 8 HEAD—on a cluster of Raspberry Pi 2 computers in my basement! You can view the site at http://...
Fri, 07/31/2015 - 19:15
One of the biggest factors to a slow page load is unoptimized image sizes. The bigger the image, the more time it takes the browser to load it. This tutorial will show you the two free tools that I use to optimize images quickly. These services will be useful whether you use WordPress, Drupal, Joomla or any other platform.
Fri, 07/31/2015 - 17:57
Many website owners have recently received an email from Google with the title, "Googlebot cannot access CSS and JS files". It doesn't matter whether you're running WordPress, Drupal, Joomla or another platform entirely. Google has sent these emails to 100,000's of sites. I'm going explain the issue that Google is complaining and how you can resolve it.
Fri, 07/31/2015 - 16:57
Hi, drupalers! Enjoying your summer? Time to make plans for your awesome autumn! We have checked the forecasts, analyzed the position of stars, written php scripts to define the luckiest date and place for you. Here you go, the answer is: October 17-18, Lviv Euro DrupalCamp. The time and place cannot be changed ;) Read more
Fri, 07/31/2015 - 15:40
How does Drupal work? Let's find out.For years now I've wanted to dig through Drupal core, line by line, and understand how the big pieces do what they do. I'm finally doing that, and writing up my notes as I go. Drupal 7 Deconstructed is the in-progress result of that. If you've ever wondered what happens in the bootstrap process, or how Drupal's Form API works, or how exactly Drupal...
Fri, 07/31/2015 - 12:29
We met again today to discuss critical issues blocking Drupal 8's release (candidate). (See all prior recordings). Here is the recording of the meeting video and chat from today in the hope that it helps more than just those who were on the meeting: If you also have significant time to work on critical issues in Drupal 8 and we did not include you, let me know as soon as possible. The meeting...
Fri, 07/31/2015 - 00:47
There are several tools that that makes designing for Drupal much, much easier. In particular, we recommend the Theme developer module and also Firebug. Many of you may know about Firebug already. It's a browser tool that allows you to inspect any CSS, HTML or JavaScript elements. Think of Theme developer as a Drupal-specific version of Firebug. Using Theme developer you can click on any element...
Thu, 07/30/2015 - 21:46
When we create themes in Drupal, there are great number of reoccurring tasks that we have to do like adding IE conditional comments, remove or replace some core or contributed modules CSS/JS files to prevent conflict with the theme, putting some JavaScript at the bottom of the page or even adding inline CSS or JS files. The module which i'm going to introduce, makes it possible to take care of...

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