24.02.2021
Posted by Matthew Grasmick
Acquia Dev Desktop will reach end of life on June 30, 2021. Dev Desktop was a powerful solution when it launched in 2009, but overtime Drupal development practices have evolved beyond it. New and better development environments are now available. With the advent of Acquia Cloud IDE, the best development environment for Drupal, it’s now time to close the book on Dev Desktop. Dev Desktop’s History Dev Desktop was first launched in March 2009 (as Drupal Stack…
08.02.2021
Posted by Tim Plunkett
Web accessibility standards cannot be an afterthought. Web accessibility extends to every part of how a site is built from themes to link structure to navigation. The consequences for failing to meet web accessibility guidelines can result in expensive lawsuits for an organization and a loss of trust from your users. The Drupal community believes that web accessibility is essential to building a truly inclusive open source project, and has made strides to ensure Drupal…
19.01.2021
Posted by Mark Royko
I recently created a new site on Acquia’s hosting platform, and of course, had to install an SSL certificate. Because I anticipate the addition of several subdomains in the future, I wanted to simplify things by creating a single certificate that would cover each of these with the fewest headaches. The trouble is, wildcard certs are expensive: Spending over $200 on what amounts to the most basic security requirement for any website seems way, way out of line,…
09.12.2020
Posted by Mike Madison
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 successor in use. Note: This blog post was originally published on mikemadison.net and has been republished here with permission.  Source: https://www.drupal.org/project/usage/drupal With Covid…