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Sun, 10/04/2015 - 09:46
Yes, we did it again! After some weeks of hard work, lots of coffee and allnighters we released a new version of our Drupal distro OpenLucius. These are the most important new features: 1. NotificationsIn the main menu you'll see a notification center permanently, also on mobile. You'll receive notifications of following actions:
Sun, 10/04/2015 - 00:00
DrupalCon Barcelona 2015... It was a really successful event again.There have been more than 2030 people attended the Con.
Sat, 10/03/2015 - 20:49
A quick note for core contributors regarding Drupal 8 issue tags related to the upcoming release candidate phase: rc deadline issue tag Issues that are not critical but can only be committed before the first release candidate is released (e.g., issues that change translatable strings or APIs). If they're not finished by the time the release candidate is ready, they must either be postponed to...
Sat, 10/03/2015 - 09:51
On Friday, 2nd Oct 2015, we organized the first virtual media sprint. Four sprinters showed up and worked on D8 media issues. First a bit of background At Examiner.com we get an entire day to spend (along with contributions that we do as part of our regular work) on community contributions every other week. We call it "Drupal day" and we love it! It is our way of saying "Thank you!" to the...
Sat, 10/03/2015 - 02:44
We previously wrote a tutorial on how to create custom 403 and 404 pages in Drupal. That tutorial used Drupal's built-in functionality, but that approach does have a few disadvantages. So today we'll look at another approach, the CustomError module.
Fri, 10/02/2015 - 22:14
Too often we assume that some things are plainly obvious. However, for a brand new user to Drupal, knowing the best practices for Drupal site creation is a must. This video tutorial will cover the basics of installing a new module in Drupal 7.
Fri, 10/02/2015 - 20:30
Everyone’s excited for Drupal 8 to come out. Now that we’re flirting with 0 critical bugs, we wanted to give a shout out to everyone who has put their hard work and love into building Drupal 8. We’re almost to the finish line, and everyone deserves hugs and high-fives for all their amazing work. We’re looking forward to the announcement of a Drupal 8 release candidate as soon as October 7, and we...
Fri, 10/02/2015 - 20:10
The Simple XML Sitemap module was originally created by gbyte as a temporary replacement for the non-functioning Drupal 8 XML Sitemamp Module. After putting some more work into it however, we decided to use it for some of our future projects, as it is very lightweight and simple to use.
Fri, 10/02/2015 - 18:41
I've mentored a number of students in 2013, 2014 and 2015 for Debian and Ganglia and most of the companies I've worked with have run internships and graduate programs from time to time. GSoC 2015 has just finished and with all the excitement, many students are already asking what they can do to prepare and be selected for Outreachy or GSoC in 2016. My own observation is that the more time the...
Fri, 10/02/2015 - 18:00
cTools is one of those critical Drupal 7 modules many others depend on. It provides a lot of APIs and functionality that makes life easier when developing modules. Views and Panels are just two examples of such powerhouses that depend on it. cTools makes available different kinds of functionality. Object caching, configuration exportability, form wizards, dialogs and plugins are but a few. A lot...