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Drupal 8.8.0 is available

December 4th, 2019

What’s new in Drupal 8.8.0? The last normal feature release of Drupal 8 includes a stable Media Library as well as several improvements to workspaces and migrations. The new experimental Claro administration theme brings a fresh look to site management. This is also the first release to come with native Composer support. Download Drupal 8.8.0…

“Headless Mode”

December 2nd, 2019

A couple of months ago, we invited Marc Anton Dahmen to show off his database-less content management system (CMS) Automad. His post is an interesting inside look at templating engines, including how they work, how CMSs use them, and how they impact the way we write things, such as loops. Well, Automad just released version…

The Month in WordPress: November 2019

December 2nd, 2019

November has been a big month in the WordPress community. New releases, big events, and a push for more contributors have characterized the work being done across the project — read on to find out more! The release of WordPress 5.3 “Kirk” WordPress 5.3 was released on November 12, and is available for download or…

Crack the ‘Giving Tuesday’ Code on December 3rd

November 27th, 2019

Giving Tuesday (known online as #GivingTuesday) is the Tuesday after the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, held on December 3, 2019. What began in the States has grown over the years into an international day dedicated to charitable giving at the beginning of the holiday season, whereby hundreds of millions of people give, collaborate…

Product Search and Filters Are a Snap With WooCommerce

November 26th, 2019

Let’s say you visit an e-commerce site because you want to buy the latest banana peeler model. Bananas are hard enough to peel, right? Only a tool will do! What’s the first thing you’re going to do on the site? Chances are, it’s entering something into the (hopefully) prominent search field. You need a way…

Drupal Business Survey 2019

November 20th, 2019

This blog has been re-posted and edited with permission from OneShoe’s blog. The following are results from the 2019 Drupal Business Survey conducted by One Shoe and Exove, in partnership with the Drupal Association. The annual Drupal Business Survey is an initiative of Drupal agencies One Shoe and Exove and was published in 2016 for…

JAMstack, Fugu, and Houdini

November 19th, 2019

What has me really excited about building websites recently is the fact that we, as front-end developers, have the power to do so much more. Only a few years ago, I would need a whole team of developers to accomplish what can now be done with just a few amazing tools. Although the projects/tools/technologies are…

WordPress 5.2.4 Update

November 18th, 2019

Late-breaking news on the 5.2.4 short-cycle security release that landed October 14. When we released the news post, I inadvertently missed giving props to Simon Scannell of RIPS Technologies for finding and disclosing an issue where path traversal can lead to remote code execution. Simon has done a great deal of work on the WordPress…

JAMstack CMSs Have Finally Grown Up!

November 15th, 2019

This article is based on Brian’s presentation at Connect.Tech 2019. Slides with speaker notes from that presentation are available to download. In my experience, developers generally find the benefits of the JAMstack easy to comprehend. Sites are faster because the resources are static and served from a CDN. Sites are more secure because there is…

WordPress 5.3 “Kirk”

November 12th, 2019

Introducing our most refined user experience with the improved block editor in WordPress 5.3! Named “Kirk” in honour of jazz multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk, the latest and greatest version of WordPress is available for download or update in your dashboard. 5.3 expands and refines the block editor with more intuitive interactions and improved accessibility. New…