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How to Import External Feeds into your Drupal 9 Website with the Feeds Module
03 Nov, 2020
As a developer, you will come across several situations when you need to import data from external sources. Sometimes you will need to import data from more than one source into your Drupal 9 website. The Feeds module in Drupal is a simple, no-fuss module that enables even non-technical users to import content from different data sources. What makes it simpler than other Drupal modules like the Migrate module, is that the entire import process is done through Drupal’s UI. It delivers content to you the way you want it as soon as it is available.
Drupal 9.1 is set to release in December 2020 but will enter the alpha phase this month, Oct 2020 and will have a beta release in November 2020. The minor version update of Drupal will see more deprecations and updating third party packages. However, there are 2 notable changes which will be happening in the Drupal 9.1 release.
Business Process Automation with Drupal – Top Drupal 8 (and 9) modules and distributions
13 Oct, 2020
Today, business process automation is not just considered by bigger organizations but by SMBs too. And why not? When you can have a process that can do your work while reducing your overheads in the long run, why wouldn’t you choose one? Business process automation (BPA) is a process that uses a software program or platform instead of human intervention to improve your cost and workflow efficiency. It can be implemented in various stages/processes of your organization like Marketing, Sales, Project Management, or any other process that needs automation. Drupal 8 and Drupal 9 offers many modules and distributions that can help you automate your business process easily. Let’s look at some of them in this article.
Get Up to Speed with the AMP module for Drupal – A brief Tutorial
06 Oct, 2020
As the number of mobile users are increasing rapidly on a daily basis, it is essential to provide a speedy performance and uninterrupted user experiences for mobile users. AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) helps in improving the page load time for mobile experiences. Launched in October 2015 by Google, the open-source AMP project has been remarkably successful at expediting content to mobile devices. In this article, we will talk about how you can install and configure the AMP module for your Drupal website. The Drupal AMP module supports Drupal 8 and Drupal 9.
A Comprehensive tutorial on the ColorBox Module for Drupal 9 (And how to extend it)
29 Sep, 2020
Images play a significant role in improving the user experience of a website. A study shows that 90% of the information we pass on to our brains is visual. Many websites work around this theory alone and bombard users with tons of rich media like images and video files. Most of them overlook the presentation aspect of these media files and end up with disappointing user experience.
Why the AngularJS and Drupal Combination will make you rethink your web strategy
22 Sep, 2020
A seasoned web developer would call this a match made in heaven. Drupal and AngularJS together can create rich and dynamic web experiences that might want you to reconsider your web development strategy altogether.
How to toggle between Dark and Light Mode in Drupal 8 (or 9) based on user preference
15 Sep, 2020
How awesome would it be to give your users the freedom to customize their interface to as per their preference? While many users prefer a light interface (light background with dark text), some users choose a dark interface (dark background with light text). There are a couple of ways with which one can accomplish this. In this article, we will discuss on how to toggle between dark/light web design modes and implement this in Drupal 8 or Drupal 9.
Testing Your Drupal Website just got easier with Behat (A comprehensive tutorial)
08 Sep, 2020
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The power of stories and good communication empowers a collaborative and efficient software delivery. Evolving out of agile methodologies, Behavior Driven Development (BDD) technologies leverage this power to the fullest to automate the testing process. Behat is one such BDD technology that enables automated testing using “ubiquitous language”. Let’s learn more about Behat, Mink, Gherkin and how to implement it in Drupal.
Should designers focus only on the artistry of the visual branding of a website? Are developers only supposed to know how to code? What’s the significance of Front-end development in Drupal? Let’s find answers to all your questions in this article.
When we delve deeper into this design vs code conundrum, it occurs to us that both are, in fact, complementary to each other. But the question is why? Why do UI/UX designers have to learn code and its fundamentals and same goes for developers as well in terms of design.