Effective integration of different systems in a company today is an elementary factor for success. In a world of dynamic technologies and IT tools, Drupal stands out because it’s a constantly evolving open source software with the support of a large community. With its flexible structure of modules written in PHP and the ability to use tools such as Composer, Drupal becomes an ideal solution for integrating various programs in an organization.
In the dynamic technology world, we see a growing challenge with legacy software, i.e. outdated systems and applications. The reasons for maintaining them range from large infrastructure investments to business disruption concerns. In this article, we outline the importance of legacy software, the challenges associated with it, and strategies to improve the performance, security, and flexibility of IT systems.
Workflows and Content Moderation – both modules presented in this article are add-ons that extend Drupal’s capabilities in the area of content management, revisions and adding custom statuses. Workflows and Content Moderation Workflows and Content Moderation improve content workflows in Drupal 8. By default, the content in Drupal (Node) can be either published or not, since these are the available statuses. Admins can see and edit all articles.
The entry barrier in e-commerce is relatively low, which is confirmed by the fact that there are over 800,000 e-commerce websites in Europe alone. However, entering the industry comes with great competition. So, what are the unique e-commerce challenges? Newbie online merchants need to tackle not only small players but also e-commerce giants like Amazon or Alibaba.
It’s been two years since the première of Drupal 8. We already got used to the differences between versions 7 and 8, and a lot of websites were created based on D8. Many Drupal 7-based websites are applications that use Drupal Commerce – an e-commerce module for Drupal. Many of the applications were set-up with the Commerce Kickstart distribution, which was based on this add-on. What’s the way to do it with D8?
After the deployment of our Drupal development agency's new websites – droptica.pl and droptica.com – in mid-2016, we decided to improve a few things related to content optimisation, page loading speed and SEO. At the end of the year, we carried out a technical Drupal SEO audit, which enabled us to detect a certain number of shortcomings. While at it, we decided to implement the solutions recommended by Google.
Over the course of recent years, websites have undergone a significant change. Many new services and social media websites have been created. Mobile applications now play a very significant role on the internet, and various on-line services exchanging data is nothing out of the ordinary anymore.
Time has already passed since the premiere of Drupal 8. New projects and modules are released all the time, and there is an ever-increasing number of projects compatible with version 8.x at drupal.org. Unfortunately, these versions are often still unstable and filled with various bugs. As of today, the number of additional modules available for Drupal 8 is around 2,250, compared to 12,400 Drupal 7 modules.
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