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Drupal 8 PublicationsIf your organization creates a publication, you’re probably already offering content online or at least seriously evaluating what it takes to get there. For most magazines, newspapers, and other publications, a simple online image of the printed version just won’t cut it.

Drupal 6 end of lifeToday, February 24th 2016, marks end-of-life support for Drupal 6. Originally released in February 2008, over 110,000 websites still use Drupal 6 as their content management system.

If your organization is running a site on Drupal 6, you will need to consider two distinct courses of action to prevent your site from being jeopardized by future security threats.

Hosting Drupal with ContainersIn Part 1 of ‘How to Host Drupal’ we talked about selecting your operating system. Today, we are going to talk about why it’s a good choice to containerize your new server to host your application.

The Power of RabbitMQDuring Drupal development, very often we are faced with a situation where we have large tasks which need to be broken up and processed at a more manageable pace. Naturally, we turn to the native Drupal Queue (introduced in Drupal 7). However, the Drupal Queue has some major limitations when it comes to speed and reliability which can make it an unviable option.

DrupalCon Baltimore Sessions for a ManagerWhenever I get ready to attend an event like this, I always review ahead of time to map out a plan and make the best use of my time. As a manager of a Drupal shop, I’m always looking for better ways to manage projects, engage with clients, organize our teams, or just be more efficient. I thought I’d share a few of the sessions I’m looking forward to attending.

What are Drupal Entities? As developers, time after time, we come across numerous terms that gain a new meaning in the context of which technology we're using them. Moreover, a lot of times, you'll find that certain terms mean one thing on one platform and something else in another! Drupal, itself, is no different, as it has many different terminologies that are used in the community. Entities are definitely one to consider when picking up on Drupal terminology (not to be confused with entities in the Symfony framework in which Drupal 8 is now built).

Drupal 8 Webform ModuleDrupal 8 now comes with the Contact module built in. This adds basic form functionality to the site to be used as personal or site-wide contact forms. However, in many cases, this is not enough. Luckily, there are options for you to choose from. With many of the features from Drupal 7 ported over, the Webform module for Drupal 8 is a feature-packed option that I prefer to employ. Here are 3 reasons why.

Hosting Drupal with DebianDrupal is a wonderful open source content management system for any site: business or enterprise. Hosting a finished Drupal website, however, can be a challenge. When you’re looking at a finished website and ready to take it to the public, you will want to make sure that it’s hosted in the right environment for performance, reliability, scalability and security.

Open Source vs. Proprietary CMSThere is a death coming to proprietary content management systems. The truth is open source is more than capable and in many instances, the best option for organizations looking to maximize their investment online. 

Must Have Drupal 8 CKEditor ModulesNow that Drupal 8 has a CKEditor WYSIWYG editor built into Drupal, core developers can remove the “Install and configure the WYSIWYG module and CKEditor library” from their initial site setup to do list.