I am pleased to announce that Lee Rowlands has accepted our invitation to be a Drupal 8 provisional framework manager.
Lee is based in Australia and has been heavily involved with the Drupal community both at home and internationally. His involvement with core and his contributions to a huge variety of projects on Drupal.org is impressive. You can read more about his contributions at his Community Spotlight. A quote:
"As a contributor... - News from Planet Drupal
There is no tools or modules available for Drupal project management in drupal.org. It's all about your men and how you manage them. A few weeks back my colleague wrote about ‘How to set the right expectations for project delivery?’.
I am a Drupal Project Manager and in this blog, I have written about the ways I manage a Drupal Project.
Let’s list down... - News from Planet Drupal
There is one module that makes designing for Drupal 7 much, much easier: Theme Developer.
You can think of Theme Developer as a Drupal-specific version of Firebug or Chrome Developer Tools. Using Theme developer you can click on any element of your Drupal site and get a breakdown of how it was built.
Theme Developer... - News from Planet Drupal
Agaric is grateful to the Drupal community for all the effort poured into the amazing collaborative project. As part of giving back to it, we go to conferences to share with others what we have learned. These are some events where Agaric will be presenting this month.
Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy
This is a convergence of worker-owned cooperatives. Representatives come from all over the country... - News from Planet Drupal
Lots of stuff has been changing in Drupal 8 recently. In 8.3.0, a new experimental "layout... - News from Planet Drupal
Over the past two years, I’ve had the opportunity to work with many different clients on their Drupal 8 site builds. Each of these clients had a large development team with significant amounts of custom code. After a recent launch, I went back and pulled together the common recommendations we made. Here they are!
1. Try to use fewer repositories and projects
With the advent of Composer... - News from Planet Drupal
As part of our series discussing... - News from Planet Drupal
First off, I want emphasize that the below blog post is my opinion and personal feelings as someone who has spent the past year building the Webform 8.x-5.x module for the Drupal community. Now I want to see it continue to grow and flourish. There are many thought leaders, including Dries, that have contemplated and publicly discussed the concept and benefits of crowdfunding and have used this approach to fund Drupal 8 core... - News from Planet Drupal
Drupal 8 is a powerful and customizable CMS.
It provides a lot of different tools to add, store, and visualize data, however spatial data visualization is a sophisticated and complicated topic... - News from Planet Drupal
Creating a responsive mega menu is often a regular prerequisite on any project, Drupal 8 or other. And if we can find some solutions offering to create mega menus easily, very often these solutions remain quite rigid and can hardly be adapted to the prerequisites of a project. But what is a mega menu? It is nothing more than a menu that contains a little more than a list of links (proposed by the... - News from Planet Drupal
How do you import an RSS feed into entities with Drupal 8? In Drupal 6 and 7, you probably used the Feeds module. Feeds 7 made it easy (-ish) to click together a configuration that matches an RSS (or any XML, or CSV, or OPML, etc) source to a Drupal entity type, maps source data into Drupal fields, and runs an import with the site Cron. Where has that functionality gone in D8? I recently had to build a podcast mirror for a client that needed this... - News from Planet Drupal