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Are You Leveraging Drupal 8's Layout API?Layouts API can help you gain control of the presentation of your site. In fact, we are making use of it on some of our recent projects and have appreciated the power it gives us as developers while still maintaining the ability to manipulate elements in the UI.

Drupal 8 Views ModuleMany would agree that the Views module is one of the most robust modules in Drupal. In fact, it is so powerful, as well as popular, that the once D6/D7 contributed module is now a core module in Drupal 8. But can you harness the power of Views on the backend?

Git Reflog Has Your BackThe Git Reference Log, or "Reflog" records when updates are made to the tips of branches. Developers love the Git Reflog command because it provides a safety net if they need to recover lost commits and prevents the risk of losing hours’ worth of work.

SASS Variables for ColorsSASS is a powerful tool in the modern developer’s toolkit. Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets, have been around, in some form or another, for over a decade. SASS can create easy-to-maintain, updatable, streamlined, and DRY CSS.

Drupal 8 Field Formatter A Field Formatter provides an easy way to format fields in Drupal. Many come with Drupal core and are available for use after site installation. Some common Field Formatters include Plain Text, Label, Entity ID, and Rendered Entity to name a few.

Google Tag ManagerScenario: you are the “website person” at your organization, and someone from marketing sends you an email with a few lines of code. They ask you to add it to your website so they can start tracking conversions. You write back, “Where? Why? What is this?” The response, “It’s a conversion pixel from Facebook. Just add it please.”

Drupal DFP ModuleThe Drupal DFP package is a useful module that empowers Drupal site builders to easily integrate their DoubleClick for Publishers account and their active advertisements onto a Drupal website.


As a designer and theme expert for almost the past decade, I have seen many iterations of how our industry goes about creating a theme. The one constant for designers and theme developers is the use of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets).


By using drupal blocks you can easily add content to sections of your site from the administration pages. However, these basic blocks can only show static content.

This drupal blocks tutorial will walk through the basics of creating a custom module and creating a block in code that displays dynamic content. This tutorial is great for beginners, as we will walk through the basics of Drupal module development.

 

Here at Unleashed Technologies, we are proud to announce that three of our clients have sites nominated in the Blue Drop Awards. Those sites are: Eyemaginations.com, Forging.org, and Shunra.com. Have you voted for your favorite sites yet? If not, here are three easy steps to  vote in the Blue Drop Awards: