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Wed, 07/16/2014 - 17:05
When people ask me, “What’s Drupal?” I find it a complex answer. Of course, in a technical sense, Drupal is a CMS— but to me, and to many others, it’s far more than that. It’s a community full of amazing people with inspiring leaders and huge hearts. At DrupalCon Austin, I was able to share several stories about community members who really pushed the project further, all with the help of...
Wed, 07/16/2014 - 14:49
Bojan and I chatted at Drupal Dev Days 2014 about one of the newest and most important weapons available in Drupal's eCommerce arsenal: recurring billing for digital commerce in Drupal Commerce.
Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:27
Since we integrated the EdgeCast CDN for one of our clients, and released a related EdgeCast Drupal module we have been encouraging more and more clients to consider a CDN layer to accelerate performance to multiple geographic locations and maintain an excellent uptime even during site maintenance periods. A recent international...
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 15:45
In Deliver digital faster with Drupal Part 1, I showed you some of the many examples of successful sites built rapidly thanks to Drupal’s modularity. To stay ahead of your competition, you need to be nimble and agile; Drupal helps you do this with reusable, transferable digital experiences that can be customised to suit various niches even within a single business enterprise....
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 15:35
This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Drupal 7 to Wordpress 3.9 MigrationMigrate Drupal 7 to WordPress 3.9  - To recap, in a previous post on this series, I’ve set the background for my action to migrate  from Drupal 7 to WordPress 3.9. In this post, we will explore the process of making this migration happen. If you’ve been on this search before to migrate from Drupal to WordPress...
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 15:00
As you start down the road of learning Drupal 8 module development, one of the first new Drupalisms that you're likely to encounter are plugins. After writing a blog post about creating blocks, which uses the new plugin architecture, I thought it might be interesting to take a step back and talk a little bit more about plugins at a higher level. This blog post contains an introduction to the what...
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 15:00
Bringing "reusable features" to Drupal 8.This is a preview of Nuvole's training at DrupalCon Amsterdam: An Effective Development Workflow in Drupal 8. Configuration Management in Drupal 8 elegantly solves staging configuration between different environments addressing an issue that is still haunting even the most experienced Drupal 7 developer. In earlier posts we covered the new...
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 09:26
From time to time, there might arise a situation where you want to password protect your Drupal site. Maybe the site is under development, or you just want it to be available to a selection of users. This is usually done with something called "HTTP Basic Auth", which allows you to password protect a site. This can be done in Apache by modifying the .htaccess file.  There are some great tutorials ...
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:10
Sprints are an important part of DrupalCon you will want to experience. Arrange your travel and hotel to take advantage of the extended sprints before DrupalCon on 27-28 September, the big sprint day on Friday, 3 October, and the extended sprints after DrupalCon on 4-5 October. Stay for the sprints on Friday Every DrupalCon, we cap off the week with a full day of Drupal sprints. DrupalCon...

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