Programmatically creating a block in Drupal 8 – A brief tutorial

02 Jun, 2020 | Suresh Prabhu
Blocks are an integral part of any Drupal website. They are chunks of content that can be placed in various regions and can be easily moved around the web page. Blocks can contain simple text, forms, or some complex logic.
The Block module is now a core module in Drupal 8 that can be enabled. Sometimes installing other core or contributed modules can make blocks available. Although these blocks can be modified to suit the layout, complete flexibility and customization can be only achieved with Custom blocks.
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Drupal 8 Custom Module development – A beginners Guide

26 May, 2020 | Mohammed Farhaz
The power of Drupal lies with its modules. With thousands of core and contributed Drupal modules to choose from, Drupal developers can easily implement ones that meet their needs. But what if the requirements are very specific and you don’t have a module available for it? How can you customize a Drupal website for a client who has unique needs that just cannot be accomplished with core or contributed modules? Enter Custom modules.
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How to Integrate Drupal 8 with Bitly for URL shortening

19 May, 2020 | Neslee Canil Pinto
Bit.ly for Drupal 8 provides a rich API that other Drupal modules can use to access Bit.ly functionality. Today’s topic of discussion is on how we can integrate Bitly with Drupal 8 easily in just a few simple steps.
What are the first three reasons that come to your mind for shortening a URL? Here are mine –
To make more space for content to be posted on micro-blogging sites such as Twitter
To mask the original URL 
To simply reduce the length of a super-long, ugly URL
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The Drupal 9 Readiness Checklist - Are you prepared for a better tomorrow?

12 May, 2020 | Shefali Shetty
Have you started planning for Drupal 9 yet? You must have heard about how easy it is to upgrade to Drupal 9 if you are already on Drupal 8. But it is not too late if you’re still on Drupal 7 (or 6). Read this quick Drupal 9 guide to find answers to your questions.
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Focusing on the Focal point module in Drupal 8

05 May, 2020 | Maithri Shetty
Drupal 8 has thousands of contributed modules meant to make the lives of Content editors easier. The Focal point module in Drupal 8 is one such module that we are focusing on today.
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(More than just) How to Configure Apache Solr in Drupal 8 for a Powerful Search Experience

28 Apr, 2020 | Sahana N
Combining the powers of Apache Solr and Drupal 8 results in unmatched digital experiences with high-performing, enterprise-level search features and functionality. In this article, we will learn about why Apache Solr should be chosen and how we can configure Apache Solr in Drupal 8.
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Drupal Masquerade Module – A Brief Tutorial on How to Easily Switch Your Drupal Roles

21 Apr, 2020 | Karishma
As the old adage goes, “Walk a mile in his shoes before you judge him”. The best way to find out what your website looks like to your client is to impersonate him. Drupal 8 offers thousands of modules to make working with it easier and more efficient. And some of them are hidden gems that need some discovering. The Drupal Masquerade module is one such handy module that every Drupal developer needs but not everyone knows about.
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An Introduction to Design Patterns in PHP

14 Apr, 2020 | Mohammed Farhaz
PHP Design patterns have proven to be extremely useful to developers and is a major problem solver. To write efficient code, developers must follow best practices. PHP Design patterns is an Object-oriented programming (OOP) concept that is now also used in Drupal 8 projects. With Drupal 8 adopting modern PHP and OOP concepts, design patterns can be leveraged for a cleaner and more robust programming.
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Drupal 8 Webform Module – A Brief Tutorial

07 Apr, 2020 | Suresh Prabhu
The Drupal 8 Webform module is a contributed module and is one of the most powerful and flexible modules in Drupal 8. It is an open source module used for building forms and managing submission. Drupal Webform has also made it to our list of top Drupal modules that you absolutely need for your next Drupal project! Drupal Webform is a highly versatile module that is used to build forms and extract information from the users in Drupal websites.
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How to create a Custom Drupal 8 Theme in 9 Simple Steps

31 Mar, 2020 | Neslee Canil Pinto
Drupal 8 gives developers and site owners the flexibility of creating bespoke components that can be put together to build compelling digital experiences. Themes are Drupal’s design blocks that represent the visual appearance of a website. Drupal 8 comes with choices of core themes and third-party themes. However, if none of them cut it for you, you should probably be looking at Drupal 8 custom theme development. With Drupal 8 custom themes, you can tailor-fit your design to the exact requirements.
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