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Mon, 06/27/2016 - 14:55
DDD is mostly for – surprise! – Drupal developers. This year it took place between 21 and 26 of June in Milan. People were on code sprints all week long and on Thursday, Friday and Saturday there were sessions and workshops as well. I went to 2 sessions. The keynote of Bojan Živanović was about building reusable php libraries. Bojan is the architect behind Drupal Commerce 2 which is a...
Mon, 06/27/2016 - 04:45
On a recent Drupal 8 client project our client was building listing pages using views exposed filters and adding these to the menu. This resulted in several menu URLs pointing to the same base path, but with the query arguments determining the difference. However Drupal 8's default menu-trail calculation was resulting in the menu highlighting all instances when one of them was viewed. Luckily the...
Sun, 06/26/2016 - 15:04
Case Studies Read time: 15 minutes There are several interesting rankings of top government sites built with Drupal. However, Drupal is good not only for Ministries and NGOs - it is also a great choice for schools and universities. Harvard, Yale, MIT and many other of the most prominent schools worldwide choose Drupal as a CMS for their sites because of its...
Sun, 06/26/2016 - 03:56
Custom Block in Drupal 8 JK Sun, 06/26/2016 - 09:56 In this article, we will see how we built custom blocks in EK management tools suite with a sample basic block in a module called 'mymodule' used for demo. It can be used to display multiple content, static or dynamic as in the example above. Create the block script First we will create a script that will...
Sat, 06/25/2016 - 19:52
Gregg Marshall's Mastering Drupal 8 Views is one of the (I can only assume) many Drupal 8-focused books that will be released in the coming months. It is a very good deep dive into many of the hidden corners of the Views module, albeit with an interesting format. Not completely structured like a typical how-to software book, Gregg takes a bit more of a novel approach (pun intended) - he takes...
Sat, 06/25/2016 - 14:42
Pan India Code Sprint - Pune Edition Body Drupal India Community have been talking about Pan India code sprint and with effort and cooperation of regional communities we were finally able to organise a combined sprint, we had participation from Mumbai, Jaipur, Delhi and Pune. This is an account of Pune sprint which happened at QED42 Office in Viman Nagar. We had a total...
Sat, 06/25/2016 - 08:45
Creating an installation profile in Drupal 8 is quite easy according to my humble opinion. Why? Because of the Configuration Management System in Drupal 8. In Drupal 7 we had lot of amazing contributed Installation profiles like Commerce Kick Start, Open Atrium, aGov, etc. Here we are going to discuss about how to create the installation profile in Drupal 8 and the benefit of using an...
Sat, 06/25/2016 - 08:45
Creating and installation profile in Drupal 8 is quite easy according to my humble opinion. Why? Because of the Configuration Management System in Drupal 8. In Drupal 7 we had lot of amazing contributed Installation profiles like Commerce Kick Start, Open Atrium, aGov, etc. Here we are going to discuss about how to create the installation profile in Drupal 8 and the benefit of using an...
Fri, 06/24/2016 - 18:44
Your time is limited. By the time you finish this sentence, someone will visit and abandon your website. Unless you give your visitors a reason to stick around, they're gone. High bounce rate is an indicator of visitors' lack of interest. It may be absolutely fine for a user to check out one page, especially if it's a press release or another event driven piece of content. But if your...
Fri, 06/24/2016 - 18:24
06/24/2016Drupal 8, Pantheon & GitKraken: IntroFor those of you who know me well, you know I do not like to play around with code all that much or even use command line tools if I can avoid it. There are many reasons for this but mostly I am just not that comfortable setting up, maintaining and using these type of tools.  That being said I do like to site build in Drupal….A LOT :).  Lately I...

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