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The Power of Drupal in Educational Website Content Management

September 06, 2016 - 16:05

Think about big names in the education sector and the technology happens to be Drupal. Harvard, Duke, Brown and Rutgers University, all rely on the scalable, flexible, accessible Drupal platform to handle their content. Drupal core records ever climbing usage statistics, showing a marked increase in popularity with every new version available in the market.

[SOLVED] How to include third party libraries in Drupal 8 for custom modules?

September 05, 2016 - 11:44

In Drupal 8, third party libraries are downloaded and managed via composer. In Drupal each project must contain only one vendor folder. Composer Manager allows single vendor/directory shared across all modules which prevents code duplication and version mismatches by merging the requirements of all the found modules into the consolidated composer.json file.

[Drupal 8] How to send a mail programmatically in Drupal 8

August 24, 2016 - 18:03

This article covers, how to send email programmatically in your Drupal 8 site. There are two main steps to send an email using Drupal 8. First we need to implement hook_mail() to define email templates and the second step is to use the mail manager to send emails using these templates. Let's see an example for sending an email from the custom module, also the following name spaces.

Why you need to go to DrupalCon Dublin?

August 23, 2016 - 12:17

DrupalCon Dublin is right around the corner, and the preparations are going full steam ahead. DrupalCon is like a Carnival that has come to town for the Drupal developers especially those in Europe. The excitement is rocketing sky high with a thousand and one things to get done before the 26th of September. The conference is to be held at The Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland from 26th September to the 30th September.

[Drupal-8] How to send a mail programmatically in Drupal 8

August 17, 2016 - 18:37

This article covers, how to send email programmatically in your Drupal 8 site. There are two main steps to send an email using Drupal 8. First we need to implement hook_mail() to define email templates and the second step is to use the mail manager to send emails using these templates. Let's see an example for sending an email from the custom module, also the following name spaces.

[Solved] Drupal 7 Feeds Excel module Upgrade from 7.x-1.0-beta1 to version 7.0-2.x

In Drupal 7 we can upgrade a module in many ways but we fail on upgrade feeds excel module. The reason being the newer version of the module is entirely different from the old version folder structure and file naming. We can overcome this situation by uninstalling the older version and installing the new version. Sometimes we cannot uninstall the module due to the module dependency and data lock. We can achieve this manually using the following steps.

Education Marketing Strategy using Drupal Website

August 04, 2016 - 12:45

Drupal, an Open Source content management system has been gaining popularity over the last decade and is currently in use by reputed names such as The White House, UN, NBC, Ikea, Oxford University, Nike. Interestingly MIT, Stanford, and all Ivy league colleges use Drupal. Close to three-quarters of the top US universities use Drupal. So do many of the best university websites the world over.

All Ivy League Colleges use Drupal for their websites

July 19, 2016 - 18:14

Drupal has established itself as a solid platform for Educational websites. The fact that all Ivy League colleges have Drupal websites is proof enough of Drupal’s popularity as a great Content Management Framework to build educational websites. Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University and Yale University are the eight old and distinguished colleges in the north east of US are the highly sought after Ivy League colleges.

An enhanced experience with Acquia Lift

May 31, 2016 - 17:58

Digital is said to be the ‘most measurable medium ever’. In digital marketing, by understanding the target audience and their interests, consumers can be segmented and targeted. Acquia Lift introduced by Acquia, is a SaaS solution that increases engagement, conversion and customer satisfaction.

Drupal 8: An agile and strategic digital marketing platform

Digital trends are evolving and transforming quite rapidly. Digital marketers can monitor what is being viewed, for how long and how often. Being able to analyze what content works, what doesn’t and see the sale conversions should help in making a strategic marketing plan that is agile. Drupal known for its flexibility and scalability, is a great tool for building an amazing digital marketing platform.

Avoid online fraud, keep your e-commerce business risk-free using Riskified

E-commerce businesses depend on electronic transactions to receive payment from customers for products and services. The massive volume of electronic transactions has lead to a rise in fraudulent activities. As per the data released by Global Fraud Attack Index TM, the number of attacks by fraudsters increased by 163 percent in 2015, rapidly growing two and a half times in a three-quartered period.
Credit card fraud impacts all those involved in it: the consumer whose credit card information is stolen, the merchant from whom the product is purchased, the bank that enables the transaction and the issuer who is obliged to protect its cardholders. In this dynamic e-commerce landscape, as merchants constantly sell their products through multiple channels and provide different payment methods to cater to local customer needs, keeping abreast of fraud risks is a challenging task. Riskified provides a flexible fraud prevention solution for enterprises.

Drupal E-Commerce site in 2 weeks

May 02, 2016 - 16:57

Drupal is the No.1 CMS used to build e-commerce websites. To make your business have a wider impact, an online e-commerce site is quintessential. According to Gartner's survey of 2015 marketing budgets and projection of 2016 expectations, they predict digital commerce as the mandate for driving profitable growth. The essential features that make Drupal the CMS of choice for e-commerce sites are that it is flexible, scalable and can be used to build websites of all sizes and complexities. The powerful Drupal CMS helps build sites that are secure, SEO friendly and most importantly mobile friendly. Drupal Commerce support multi-lingual, multi-currency websites.

Moodle: The smarter way to learn, share, collaborate and discover!

April 27, 2016 - 17:18

E-learning is rapidly transforming the education sector around the globe. A large number of corporations and educational institutions are switching over to e-learning due to the convenience and effectiveness it offers. E-learning is particularly useful for organizations that have offices in multiple locations and require an effective training solution that connects people at any given time, helps them achieve new competencies, launch new services/ products or improves skill sets, thus accelerating enterprise transformation and maximizing ROI.

Getting the best website by decoupling Drupal

From the static website to the latest interactive web applications, sites are built to maximize potential. But think of a scenario in which we could integrate different software components to deliver the best possible website. This is possible with decoupled architecture. Decoupled architecture refers to the whole system being split into different software components.

[Drupal] How to use Clientside validation in Drupal?

April 11, 2016 - 10:40

As part of form creation process in one of our recent project we came across one module called 'Client side Validation'. As the name implies the module supports basic as well as most advanced sort of validation methods. Validating the form user inputs is the one task we could not ignore on developing forms for a web project. Let's find out how the 'Client side Validation' will make life easy.

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