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Visualizing Drupal's Diverse Capabilities for Business Success
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Drupal isn't just a CMS anymore. It has evolved to become a central part of the larger digital experience platform ecosystem. Designed to cater to agile marketing and communication teams, its functionality extends far beyond a traditional CMS. It offers a vast array of capabilities, suitable for a wide range of digital projects, thereby showcasing Drupal's versatility. This article explores seven business requirements ideally suited for Drupal solutions.
Entity Reference Display in Views
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In Drupal, the default behaviour of entity reference fields allows us to select unpublished content if the content creator has permission to view unpublished content, which can be useful in specific scenarios where we need to establish relationships even with unpublished content. However, in many cases, we want to refer only to published content. The problem arises when we add references during content creation without verifying whether the referenced items are published. This can lead to confusion later when we wonder why the referenced contents are not visible when viewing the content. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to use a Drupal view to filter the values appearing in an entity reference field
Webform Submission Workflow
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Adaptability and swift implementation of feature requests from business owners are important for successful digital ventures. When faced with the challenge of meeting the dynamic demands of the operations team and ever-changing business requirements, relying solely on native implementations can lead to prolonged deployment times and missed opportunities. Learn how we have leveraged no-code, low-code solutions and Drupal to quickly deploy a feature that made a media portal's lead management process efficient.
Back-To-Work program for women
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ICFOSS and Zyxware Technologies organized the 5th season of the "Back-To-Work" program for women, with the topic being "Building digital experiences with Drupal". As part of the event, The Director of Programs at the Drupal Association, Von R. Eaton, gave a presentation covering various aspects of Drupal, Drupal.org, and the Drupal Association, followed by a question and answer session with participants. The questions addressed topics such as the cost of Drupal, the necessary skills to work in the Drupal Association, mentoring opportunities, and payment for freelancers contributing to Drupal.
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Drupal Earns Digital Public Good Status: Recognized by the UN for Helping Achieve Sustainable Development Goals. Drupal's recognition as a Digital Public Good by the DPGA is a significant achievement that invites more governments and non-profit organisations to explore the benefits of using Drupal.
Back To Work For Women
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The "Back to Work for Women" program is a residential training program organised by ICFOSS (International Centre for Free and Open Source Software) designed to help women who took a career break due to personal commitments to re-enter the workforce by acquiring new skills in the free software domain—the 5th edition of the program which was centred around using Drupal to develop digital experience platforms. The program was organised by ICFOSS, with support from various organisations such as Kerala Knowledge Economy Mission (KKEM), Kerala Development and Innovation Strategy Council (K-DISC), and as part of the Gender & Technology initiative by the government of Kerala. Zyxware Technologies, a leading digital transformation firm, participated in the program by providing training on Drupal technology to expand the talent pool of Drupal developers and the Drupal community in general.
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Drupal Association in a press release stated Drupal version 8’s End of Life (EOL) to be this November( 2021). This coincides with Symfony 3’s EOL. Drupal Association has already announced EOL of the recently released Drupal 9. EOL of Drupal 9 will be in 2023 to concur with that of Symfony 4.4. But why this dependency is a valid question that can come to a client’s mind. Both Drupal and Symfony are free and open source, written in PHP and used to build websites. Why EOL of Drupal Versions Depend on Symfony? Drupal 8 in its core library has a lot of reusable Symfony components. Symfony comprises a major chunk of Drupal’s third party dependency. Drupal 8’s end of life thus coincides with Symfony 3’s falling in November 2021. Drupal 9, the new version is updated to Symfony 4.4. Drupal had built its core without using third parties from its conception till Drupal 7. Why did Drupal then break off from the practice of developing all its Core features?
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Drupal is a very secure content management system and provides a lot of security for website owners out of the box. Drupal 8 and 9 come with flood prevention capabilities that protect against brute force login attacks on your website. However, if you want to go that extra mile and prevent access to the user/login page to anonymous users, you can use Disable Drupal Login Page module.
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Digital transformation is the defining feature of this era. If you want your business enterprise to establish its online presence and take full advantage of the latest digital technology you need Drupal for your web development needs. Drupal is a content management system that provides the back-end framework for 13% of the top 10,000 websites worldwide and is extensively used by corporations, governments, and businesses looking to ensure a fast and smooth user experience on their websites for an enhanced and integrated user engagement experience. Transform your Digital Presence with Drupal Drupal is the go-to choice for corporations, educational institutes, governments, and many more entities looking to build their online presence.
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A new version of Disable Messages has been released on the same day Drupal 9 has been released. This version fully supports Drupal 9. With this release, the module chose to go with the fully semantic versioning model, which means, version 2.0.0 supports Drupal Core 8.8.3 or a higher version. The 8.x-1.0 release will be there for some more time to support older versions. The 2.0.0 release mainly removes the deprecated code and uses the new solution that is supported by Drupal 9.