Drupal Development

Exploring Symfony2 in Drupal 8

With Drupal 8 just around the corner, every Drupal developer is in a nirvana of excitement and eagerness. Drupal keeps getting better and better every day and Drupal 8 will make website development and management a five-finger exercise, because this latest version of Drupal has included some amazing and potent Symfony components to serve the big businesses better.

Drupal 8: Built for a Mobile-first world

Dries Buytaert, Founder and lead developer of Drupal CMS, set the tone for Drupal 8 in his Chicago Keynote back in 2011 when he said, “If I were to start Drupal from scratch today, I’d built it for mobile experiences first, and desktop experience second.” His vision has come true with the Drupal’s latest version, Drupal 8.0.0 RC (release candidate) due to be released on 19 November 2015.

Drupal 8: Opening a world of possibilities for Enterprise marketers

It’s been almost two and a half years since the launch of Drupal 7 and it has proved it's reputation as a reliable and stable platform that is being ably supported by some brilliant function expanding modules. Without resting on its past laurels, Drupal has decided to launch its latest version, the much awaited CMS, Drupal 8. With a fascinating array of features and improvements, Drupal offers a world of possibilities for developers, site builders, themers and marketers.

Excitement in the air: What's hot in Drupal 8?

The web development world is buzzing with the news of the launch of Drupal 8, the world’s most loved CMS. With an amazing array of more than 200 new features and improvements, the upcoming release of Drupal 8 is sure to win hearts. Drupal 8, the latest version of Drupal slated for release this month, is touted to be a boon for API writer and application builders and of course, all those looking for a smoother mobile interface.

Global media and entertainment industry: Trends, challenges and a future with Drupal

The global media and entertainment sector is at the heart of a rapid transformation where current business models continue to coexist alongside the new emerging models. An analysis of the global media trends gives us a deeper insight into the ever-expanding possibilities of connecting with consumers in new and innovative ways.

Time for a change: Be a successful Drupal developer

Do you like working with challenging software that produce stunning results? And do you want to make big bucks as you build websites with sophisticated tools? If yes, then I see no reason as to why you shouldn’t become a Drupal developer. Drupal is not for the faint-hearted, it requires loads of expertise and consistent effort to work with Drupal successfully. So,if you are really passionate about designing websites, then Drupal is the best CMS to get started.

Why is Drupal the best CMS for the publishing industry?

The digital publishing industry is growing leaps and bounds as a result of the extensive use of various smart devices. In fact, publishing e-magazines offers several benefits such as less investment, low production costs, minimum inventory storage costs, and most significant of all, the possibility to build a stronger global customer base.

Empowering Media: Managing multimedia content with Drupal

In this digital age, how does a media organization effectively manage the massive volume of images, graphics, videos and photographs that it gets access to every single day? This inevitably throws up a whole lot of questions.Does the company have a copyright for a particular image? Does the company give image credits? How can the organization know who is tracking the image and how many times it has been already used? Quite often, companies use the time-consuming and laborious method of making calls to determine the answer to these questions. Needless to say, it's an absolute waste of effort and resources.

Unleashing the power: Drupal for Digital Asset Management

Digital Asset Management (DAM) refers to the processes and tasks an organization follows to effectively manage, recover, share and distribute their digital assets or files. Today, Digital Asset Management has proven to be a crucial resource for marketers. By utilizing a vast array of digital assets, marketers can easily communicate brand messages across a rapidly-changing digital landscape.

Drupal does wonders: Revolutionizing the global media industry

The massive strides in digital communication technologies has transformed the Internet into a virtual hub for different consumers to enjoy quality entertainment with a simple swipe and tap of the finger. Thanks to its tremendous growth, the entertainment and media sector has also forayed into the networking space, to enhance its utility through the Internet.

Solving missing files issue when setting up a drupal site without files folder

When you try to set up a local development environment from a drupal dump which includes just the code base and the database without the Drupal files folder you will run into the issue of missing files. Drupal would think that it still has all the files in the Drupal files folder and would create links / process images as usual. This would however lead to a lot of unexpected errors in a lot of unexpected places. If you really do not care about the content in these files and want to recreate the missing files here is how you do this.

What makes Drupal special?

If your agenda is to build a new web project, real quick and real fast, Drupal, the open source platform for web content management, is the one that you should embrace. Drupal has powered millions of websites across the virtual universe inclcuding those of large organizations including the White House, Economist, Al Jazeera and World Economic Forum. With a large number of Drupal themes and modules freely available, you are guaranteed to rush through your web project in a flash.

Going gaga over Drupal: Why Drupal is the favoured choice of marketers?

Did you know that Drupal has been the content management system (CMS) for a lot of popular organizations and companies across the world such as the White House, Al Jazeera, The Economist and World Economic Forum? Drupal provides a flexible platform for creating innovative and vibrant community web portals, personal websites, eCommerce sites, social networking sites, newsletters and a lot more with absolute ease. Moreover, it comprises extremely powerful modules that can be used for building large, complex sites, and it's the best platform that exists today for SEO.

Going the agile way with Drupal: Benefits of Agile Drupal website development

Agile is to project management what OOPs (Object Oriented Programming) concept is to programming languages (like PHP, Java, C). It divides the complexity of large projects into bite-sized chunks. Compared to a traditional sequential process like Waterfall, Agile promotes a disciplined project management process that encourages frequent inspection and adaptation. It encourages teamwork, self-organization and accountability.

How to make your Drupal site rank better?

The World Wide Web is getting cluttered with numerous brands and products. In this scenario, how will you get search engines to favour your Drupal website? Search engines are obsessed with quality content and so your “content” is ultimately going to decide how well your website gets ranked in search engine results. Drupal is the best and most efficient platform for you to easily create and manage your content.