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An update on the Media Initiative for Drupal 8.4/8.5

November 10th, 2017

In my blog post, “A plan for media management in Drupal 8“, I talked about some of the challenges with media in Drupal, the hopes of end users of Drupal, and the plan that the team working on the Media Initiative was targeting for future versions of Drupal 8. That blog post is one year…

Major League Soccer (MLS)

November 1st, 2017

Completed Drupal site or project URL: https://www.mlssoccer.com/ Multisite Drupal Migration to Score the Best Fan Experience Major League Soccer (MLS Digital) is a professional soccer league representing the sport’s highest level in both the United States and Canada. Since its initial season in 1996, the league has expanded to include 22 teams – 19 in…

5 Steps to Get Your Drupal Site Multilingual Ready

November 1st, 2017

The following blog was written by Drupal Association Premium Technology Partner, Lingotek. Everyone is jumping on the localization bandwagon because it’s dawning on enterprises everywhere that creating site content in a customer’s language is one way to personalize their experience and improve engagement. That means more organizations are going to prioritize making their Drupal websites multilingual,…

Pinterest for Business

October 31st, 2017

Completed Drupal site or project URL: https://business.pinterest.com/en Elevating Global Brand and Driving Growth with Drupal 8 Working closely with the engineering and design teams at Pinterest, Phase2 architected a Drupal 8 system to elevate their global brand and drive growth via a new suite of marketing, business, and community sites. Creating Truly Reusable Design Systems…

Community Spotlight: Rwandan enthusiasm for Drupal causes big challenge

October 18th, 2017

For Ildephonse Bikino (bikilde) of Rwanda, it was supposed to be an uneventful Drupal Global Training Day call-out; he expected 50 people but he got 388! Bikino began working to get local interest in Drupal, sharing information by creating a simple website and posting information about the trainings on groups.drupal.org and sharing it locally. Hoping…

Drupal looking to adopt React

October 11th, 2017

Last week at DrupalCon Vienna, I proposed adding a modern JavaScript framework to Drupal core. After the keynote, I met with core committers, framework managers, JavaScript subsystem maintainers, and JavaScript experts in the Drupal community to discuss next steps. In this blog post, I look back on how things have evolved, since the last time…

Progress on the Salesforce Suite for D8 and a Call for Participation

October 9th, 2017

The following blog was written by Drupal Association Premium Supporting Partner, Message Agency. After months of work, hundreds of commits, and lots of new thinking, the Salesforce Suite for Drupal 8 is reaching maturity.  There is tremendous interest in these modules, and many enterprises are waiting for this milestone to integrate D8 sites with Salesforce….

An update on projects created for Drupal

October 7th, 2017

About six months ago we made a significant change to the way that modules, themes, and distributions are created on Drupal.org. In the past, contributors had to first create a sandbox project, and then request manual review of their project in the Project Applications issue queue. The benefit of this community-driven moderation process was that…

Drupal 8.4.0 is now available

October 4th, 2017

What’s new in Drupal 8.4.0? This new version is an important milestone of stability for Drupal 8. It adds under-the-hood improvements to enable stable releases of key contributed modules for layouts, media, and calendaring. Many other core experimental modules have also become stable in this release, including modules for displaying form errors inline and managing…

State of Drupal presentation (September 2017)

September 27th, 2017

Yesterday, I shared my State of Drupal presentation at DrupalCon Vienna. In addition to sharing my slides, I wanted to provide some more detail on how Drupal is evolving, who Drupal is for, and what I believe we should focus on. Drupal is growing and changing I started my keynote by explaining that Drupal is…