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Mon, 12/08/2014 - 10:12
Twitter Cards - Up Close and Drupally We've all heard of Twitter, how it can help you boost your business and engage with your supporters. But have you ever noticed that some tweets now come with a nice little description, or maybe an image, or even an embedded video? That's the magic of Twitter cards, and you can do it with Drupal.
Mon, 12/08/2014 - 07:00
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Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:38
When using Features module to move changes from one  development environment to the next, it can be tricky to track which Feature ought to be 'reverted' in order make the new code be incontrol.  Sure you can revert them all in one shot with `drush features-revert-all`, but that is pretty intensive to do especially on a production site and can lead to some race conditions.Read more about Manage...
Sat, 12/06/2014 - 00:27
Episode Number: 183By default a Drupal site has a lot of flexibility when it comes to assigning user roles and permissions. There are times however when the default flexibility is not quite enough. The Drupal Role Assign Module extends this flexibility a little by allowing more fine grained control over setting user roles. The Drupal RoleAssign module allows you to allow other roles to...
Sat, 12/06/2014 - 00:16
We are thrilled to announce that, in collaboration with the Drupal 8 branch maintainers, the Association is launching a brand-new program: Drupal 8 Accelerate. Modeled after our Community Cultivation Grants program, Drupal 8 Accelerate is a $125,000 fund to help solve critical issues and accelerate the release of Drupal 8. The Drupal community is filled with a plethora of opinions and ideas, but...
Fri, 12/05/2014 - 23:32
It's just a few days now until our Drupal 8 criticals sprint in Ghent! The sprint will be held December 10-14, 2014 and hosted at the Wunderkraut offices. Upgrade path blockers Our top priority for the sprint will be to make progress on D8 upgrade path blockers (critical issues with the 'D8 upgrade path' tag) that affect the Entity Field API, Views, and the Configuration System. Here are the...
Fri, 12/05/2014 - 23:20
Anecdotally, Drupal 8 is slower than anything before it - maybe 4x slower. While installing Drupal 8.0.0-beta3 so I could work on upgrading the Masquerade module, I found the installer dreadfully slow. I started a timer when I got to the Batch API-enabled "Install site" page. The installer ran for 10 minutes to get as far as step 32 of 37. Then it errored-out. An AJAX...
Fri, 12/05/2014 - 22:53
What happens when a user bookmarks an access-protected page? If their session expires before they next visit the bookmark, they'll see an "Access Denied" message with no login form. How confusing for the end user! Let's change that.
Fri, 12/05/2014 - 19:57
Column A funny thing happened in 1991, when the Americans with Disabilities Act started compelling businesses to make their premises more accessible. People discovered that long-handled faucets are easier to turn when your hands are wet; wheelchair ramps enabled parents to bring their strollers inside; and athletes relied on handrails after...

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