Drupal 8 development: non-content | Part 1/3: Backend configuration form

Within a Drupal 8 website, there are usually a number of texts that the content manager must be able to manage but that are not real content items. We resolve this by making a user-friendly configuration form in the backend of Drupal 8, accessible to content managers. This allows us to make sure that all non-content is easy to manage, so that content managers do not have to dig through all kinds of screens in a technical backend to find the correct settings.

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16 Cool Drupal modules For site builders | April 2017

It took a while before I could write a new edition, I was just busy with the production of customer social intranet projects :) Here again with a brand new version, what struck me in module updates in the past month: 1. D8 Editor Advanced link

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9 Tips & tricks for OpenLucius users | A Drupal work management solution

Previously we published 17 tips and trick for OpenLucius users which was well received by OpenLucius users, this sequel was inevitable. The use of standard features in OpenLucius is usually readily apparent, for example: adding groups, members, tasks, messages, files, folders and book pages. There are many useful functions in OpenLucius that make working in it more fun and easy, but are a little less obvious:

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17 Tips and tricks for OpenLucius end-users | A Drupal work management platform

The use of basic functions in OpenLucius are pretty clear most of the time. Think of basics like: adding groups, members, tasks, messages, files, folders and book pages. But there are many useful functions in Drupal distro OpenLucius that make working in it more fun and easy, but those functions are a little less obvious for end-users. 17 tips and tricks to work faster, smarter and more efficient: Groups 1. Choose which apps are enabled by group: 2.

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Update OpenLucius | December 2016

We updated OpenLucius, an open source work management system -contributed as a Drupal distribution. These are the 5 most important improvements: 1.Modern layout for folders and files The app ‘files’ takes care of central management of files and folders. Prevents messy document management on 'G-drives' and in email boxes.

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Drupal 8 and Solr: Google-fast search on your own website | Why and how

Speed is important in a Drupal website, very important. For visitors as well as search engines, it’s an essential benchmark to success. But how do you keep your Drupal system fast, even when it has millions of pages and documents? Solr is the answer, here is why and how in Drupal 8.

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Module release: 'Pop-up question redirect'

The 'Popup question redirect' module allows Drupal site builders to show website visitors a pop-up in which a question can be asked. If the vistor clicks "Yes" they will be redirected to a given webpage.

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Update OpenLucius | September 2016

We've updated OpenLucius, a Drupal social intranet / work management system. This is the most important new stuff we built for you: 1. Board We added a new app: Board. In this Kanban board you can collaborate on tasks more easily and efficient:

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14 Cool Drupal 8 modules for site builders | August 2016

Here’s what struck me last month about Drupal modules. This month I have chosen to focus on Drupal 8 as this is slowly becoming the go-to version - partly because many required modules have been migrated and grown up. 1. Require Login

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Don’t ask what the blockchain can do for you…. Ask what you can do for the blockchain!

The title is the abstract. The article is aimed at current reputable CMS web-based frameworks like Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, Hippo, Rails, Django, etc. Why this blog post? Dries Buytaert creator of Drupal raised a simple, yet extensive question on twitter (‘@Dries’): “What could the Blockchain mean for a CMS like Drupal? #brainstorm” Let us analyse this question step by step. And then come to a surprising conclusion: it is much more interesting for Drupal to change the question.

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