Panopoly is a Drupal base distribution that provides a solid and robust starting point for those wanting to build their own Drupal websites and distributions. The Panopoly project was started by Pantheon's Matt Cheney and its really beginning to taking off.
Having been an active and passionate advocate of the Features module and code driven development workflows in general for Drupal, I have been very pleased to see a substantial drive forwards with the Features module over recent weeks.
The conference started in traditional style with fun and laughs, before moving on to the so called DriesNote (or KeyNote to any non-Drupal person). This is where Dries Buytaert - project founder and lead - gives his 'state of Drupal' presentation.
SystemSeed loves a challenge. Especially one that allows us to contribute to the Drupal community. So, we have turned our attention to the Open Academy distribution. We like this distribution. We like the fact that it could become a great product to help reduce time to market for academic institutions building out a web presence .
Drupal has a special maintenance mode setting, which should always be used when deploying updates, or making substantial changes. This special maintenance mode can easily be activated via the admin interface at /admin/config/development/maintenance. But that's a bit clunky and slow, especially if you have a lot of sites that you need to put into maintenance mode.
We're happy to introduce Organic Group Emails. Why did we do it? Well, because we love content editors. They're people just like me and you and they need to feel the love, too. What is it? Grab a seat with us really quick and let us explain - it'll only take a minute.
For those of you who were unable to attend the record breaking DrupalCon Portland festivities, we wanted to direct your attention to a quick video that demonstrates some of the core functionality you can expect in Drupal 8.
No one should ever disagree with the common idea that if something is working just fine, don't mess with a good thing. Sure, optimization and testing is great. Isolate variables of your website and test alternatives. Small, incremental tests and their resulting improvement to user experience, conversion to sale, or engagement will stack up over time.
Within the Drupal community, one would like to assume that all Drupal developers are staying on top of all security updates and patches. The reality of security is that there is never enough time in the day to make this the priority it should be.
SystemSeed is excited to welcome Jacinto Capote to its Drupal development team. Jacinto has been in and around Drupal since 2008, most recently with ThinkDrop as its Chief Drupal Engineer where he developed deep expertise in Aegir and DevShop.