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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.

Web Accessibility The idea of web accessibility and inclusion is not a new one, and in fact many standards and practices were put into place during the dot com boom of the nineties, but have fallen by the wayside as many firms found the practices to be cumbersome and costly. Additionally, there was no true enforcement of the ruling standards, until now.

Drupal No-Acronyms Guide When I started learning about Drupal, I found it very hard to find resources that would help put Drupal in context with regards to the broader web and my own experience. Everything I found would assume a certain amount of knowledge and use a lot of acronyms. Here is a beginner’s guide to Drupal for people who know nothing about Drupal.

Laravel Collection Class: The New Way to Interact with ArraysThe Laravel Collection Class allows us to interact with array’s in a fluent, easy-to-read interface. Here are some examples of how the Collection class improves our experience.

Manual Large Scale Site Migration To WordPressThe work involved in migrating a 20-year-old, 10,000-page website into a CMS ecosystem for the first time is daunting for both agency and client alike. The potential for a well-planned project to go off the rails is high, and a great planning process is necessary in order to build scope around the work.

Drupal 8 Responsive Image ModuleWith more and more users using their phones to search the web, the demand to create faster loading web pages is ever increasing. A common issue that developers face when looking to reduce page load time is image optimization. Thanks to a recent update to Drupal 8, the Responsive Image Module allows for the cropping or scaling of images at any desired breakpoint.

The Importance of Platform Integration in the Technology Industry – Part 1We live and work in a world with many options. While uniformity can be nice, many of us want to use the very best product for the task at hand, even if it involves using multiple different technology platforms. Some would also argue that companies who allow for integration to their competitors’ platforms go further in the enterprise world.

Drupal 8 Twig TemplatesDrupal has revamped its template engine for Drupal 8 with Twig replacing PHPTemplate. PHPTemplate had been Drupal’s template engine for over a decade and this switch represents Drupal’s biggest change to their frontend architecture since 2005.

Ditch the Display Suite ModuleDisplay Suite is a great module and we love using it with Drupal 7. However, when Drupal 8 added Layouts to core and title is now a block, we had to ask ourselves, why do we use Display Suite?

Integrating with DrupalThere are a lot of things to think about and consider when integrating with Drupal. Read more to learn how Data Structures, Communication, Permissions, and Caching can effect how you integrate with Drupal.