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.
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
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.
Without further ado, here is what struck me about Drupal modules in the past month: 1. Hide submit button
Last Thursday I had the honour to speak about Headless Drupal on a sold out Drupaljam. See the slides of my presentation at the bottom of this blog. First I would like to thank the stichting Drupal Nederland for the invitation and their hard work which resulted in a very successful Drupaljam this year. Many interesting talks were planned in at the same time. In total 20 sessions, including the keynotes.
Drush, the must-have toolkit for every Drupal developer. Installing Drush is not a problem when working via Composer. However, as with most of the applications that are dependent on other applications it can go wrong. Especially after upgrading your system or upgrading your MAMP / AMPPS / XAMPP / ... stack.
Let’s start straight away with the things that struck me about Drupal module updates of last month: 1.
After reading the book 'Swimming with Sharks: My Journey into the World of the Bankers', the bestseller from Joris Luyendijk, I wondered: how will our financial system look like in 10~20 years? Since the book is describing a dark financial future: a future crash seems to be in sight.