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Thu, 01/15/2015 - 16:00
A list of items to check and test for when launching a Drupal website.
Thu, 01/15/2015 - 14:44
Published: Thu, 01/15/15Download this episodeUse Cases Okay, I can already see huge benefits of utilizing these tools. But, I’d love to get your opinion on what the benefits are for Developers/Site-builders/Themers? There are two big benefits as I see them, and another not so apparent. First, a lot of these tasks are repetitive. And things like copying a database may take a bit of time. Or...
Thu, 01/15/2015 - 14:11
Episode Number: 190The Drupal 7 Auto Assign Role module allows you a lot of flexibility in deciding what roles users receive on your Drupal 7 website. If you have ever needed to allow a user to select their own role, or if you have ever needed to automatically assign a role to every user on your Drupal site. This is the module for you.Tags: DrupalUsersDrupal 7Drupal Planet
Thu, 01/15/2015 - 14:07
Happy birthday to Drupal! On this day in 2001, Drupal 1.0 was released. This milestone is the perfect time to talk about some of the findings of our recent community survey. The survey findings offer a window into what community members are thinking as the project matures and evolves. It also gives us at the Drupal Association a way to better understand what we're doing right and what we could be...
Thu, 01/15/2015 - 06:17
In an effort to continue the velocity of work on Drupal 8 criticals from the Ghent criticals sprint, we've taken it upon ourselves to get together for at least one hour each Friday to focus on Drupal 8 criticals Read on to find out what we got up to in the first week, but also how you can get involved.
Thu, 01/15/2015 - 05:58
Last year we wrote about 5 technologies to focus on in 2014. Last year’s article is still worth a read. Many of the things on the 2014 list are still very relevant. In keeping with the best of yearly traditions, we want to follow up with the 5 technologies worth your attention in 2015. These are not bleeding edge technologies. Rather, these are technologies or platforms or ideas that are...
Wed, 01/14/2015 - 22:04
I'm updating a Drupal 6 theme to Drupal 8.  One thing I'm doing is making the logo in my Twig template a Twig variable instead of hardcoding the path.  Here's how you do it.  This assumes a theme named 'acton', but you'll change that to your own theme's name. In 'acton.theme', assuming your logo is 'logo.png' in your theme's root:...
Wed, 01/14/2015 - 22:00
Lullabot has a new monthly show, hosted by Matthew Tift, featuring in-depth interviews with open source and free software advocates. This inaugural episode of Hacking Culture introduces the idea of software forking, one of the fundamental characteristics of free software, and Matthew talks with Nate Haug about Backdrop, a Drupal fork. Backdrop CMS Drupalize.Me...
Wed, 01/14/2015 - 18:27
Language Undefined Stephan Hochdörfer from bitExpert AG and I got the chance to sit down and chat in the event hotel lobby following his session (and my keynote address :-) at SymfonyLive Berlin, 2014.
Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:43
It's that time again. Time to look back at 2014, and to look forward to 2015. For Drupal in 2014, it was all about Drupal 8. As Drupal 8's development enters its fourth (and hopefully, final) year of development, it's a good time to reflect on all the work achieved by the Drupal 8 team so far, and to talk about Drupal 8's momentum heading into the final stretch to the release. Drupal 8 will have...