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3 Secret Features in Drupal 8

Posted on Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 10:20

You've undoubtedly heard about some of the major new features in Drupal 8.

Creating Adaptable Content with Drupal 8

Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 13:25

Not long ago, the only way content was delivered to you from the Web was via Web pages. You typed something into a browser and a server returned a page of information.

Why Drupal, Why Now? An Agency CTO’s Perspective

Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 09:22

For the past 15 years Velir has been customizing and implementing top-tier content management systems.

Speed up Your "404 Not Found" Page in Drupal

Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015 - 16:34

It’s bound to happen: Visitors will try to access URLs on your website that no longer exist, prompting them to see a “HTTP 404 Not Found” page.

Ask Acquia: How can I protect my Drupal website from XSS security vulnerabilities?

Posted on Monday, August 17, 2015 - 14:17

Cross Site Scripting (XSS) is a type of injection attack that takes advantage of the dynamic nature of a web page. XSS vulnerabilities present a real and potential threat to the websites you create and manage. In fact, as of WhiteHat’s 2014 Website Security Statistics Report, XSS was the most common vulnerability found for almost every language used in website development.

In their 2014 white paper, the Drupal Security team states that over half of all contributed project Security Advisories reported at least one XSS vulnerability – a number more than double that of the next most common vulnerability class.

XSS is clearly a threat - but time spent wringing your hands is time wasted. Take a proactive approach to protecting your website by taking advantage of the resources Acquia has made available.

Ask Acquia: Is it worth the effort to hide that my site runs Drupal?

Posted on Friday, August 14, 2015 - 14:44

You might think that hiding the content management system (CMS) your site is running will make it difficult for attackers to identify your site as a target when new security vulnerabilities come to

Ask Acquia: Where can I learn about available Drupal security updates?

Posted on Monday, August 3, 2015 - 17:13
When you're managing your website, keeping track of all of the updates that you may need to maintain security can feel like trying to balance on a beachball.

Ask Acquia: Why is Varnish necessary for your Drupal website?

Posted on Monday, July 27, 2015 - 14:05

Q. Why is Varnish recommended so often for Drupal websites?

Ask Acquia: Should Drupal Developers Learn Composer?

Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:25

Q. I’m new to Drupal and want to know if I need to learn Composer. Is it worth the time investment to learn?

Front End Performance Strategy: Scripts

Posted on Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 11:31

In the last installment of this series, we considered

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