15.09.2020
Introduction This blog is a step-by-step guide for developers to set up a project enabled with Acquia Build and Launch Tool (BLT) on their local Ubuntu machine. BLT is a powerful tool that helps dev teams implement Drupal best practices (automated testing, CI, CD, coding standards) across all of their Drupal projects and Acquia cloud hosting environments. You can also extend BLT with custom BLT commands to perform operations specific to your project. In order to…
10.09.2020
Posted by Mike Madison
This blog was originally published on mikemadison.net in August 2020 and has been updated and republished here with permission.  One of the real challenges in the Drupal community today is that roughly 60% of the reported installations are still on Drupal 7. This data (as of the time of this writing) shows that despite Drupal 8 being out for nearly five years, Drupal 7 still significantly dwarfs its predecessor in use. Source: https://www.drupal.org/project/usage/…
25.08.2020
Posted by Marvin Oey
Drupal Views are used to create, manage, and display lists of content. For example, a list of blog posts, a list of upcoming events or a list of users. Drupal core allows a View to be displayed as a Page or a Block and uses a specific format for displaying the content that includes Unformatted list, Grid, Table and HTML list. However, modifying the default look and feel of these formats requires a good deal of coding and a strong command of Twig templates and pre-…
29.07.2020
Posted by Mike Madison
This blog post was originally published on mikemadison.net and has been republished here with permission.  I recently posted an Introduction to Drupal 9 Configuration. If you aren’t up on the topic, I’d read that post before diving into this one! There are many ways to manage Drupal 9’s configuration. You’ve got some options here, and while this may make your life a little more challenging—especially if you haven’t yet had time to wrap your head around configuration…