A/B testing is around for a long time, yet a surprisingly small amount of companies do it. People will spend days deciding on what the main front page banner should say, but when they do decide, they never bother to check whether they were right. We say test it! We do and we get great results.
Drupal is readily used by numerous large, international enterprises, including Nokia, Timex, Pfizer, and Cisco. What do all these brands have in common? All of them need stable websites that respond to rapidly changing trends while ensuring security and enabling editorial teams to work quickly and efficiently.
In a year or so, the stable release of Drupal 9 will finally be made available to everyone. The previous release – Drupal 8 – was published in 2015 and it caused a lot of controversy among its users, mainly due to the complicated update path resulting from the rather significant differences compared to Drupal 7. All of this led to a schism of sorts, with Drupal 7 supporters going with a separate project named Backdrop.
Besides social media, the website remains the main marketing tool for a vast majority of companies, which is why it is paramount to constantly develop and adapt it to the business goals you want to achieve. A company website should be an effective tool, used to reinforce business activities, and its development should go hand in hand with business development.
React is fantastic for building super fast and slick frontend applications. It is great for building UIs for complex data intensive backends. In this post, I will show how we used React to build a modern application for a Drupal 7 system.
You can find many comparisons between popular CMS systems on the internet. Whenever Drupal is mentioned in them, it is always described with words like: safe, open, regularly updated. Today I'm going to explain why it has such an opinion. I will also present evidence that the level of security claimed by the Drupal community is not just empty words.