Dozens of useful contributed modules for building Drupal 7 sites. There are many really useful contributed modules to take your site beyond the basics of Drupal core. There are modules to improve, allow, and/or help with everything from administration to workflow, from paths to views, and beyond.
Site Building + Using Drupal
How to do it and why you should: Everyone, from beginner site buiders on up, not only should, but can follow this best practice. This session will cover the basics of why and how to use dev and test sites, as well as demonstrating easy ways to do so using Drush (for both Drupal 7 and 8!)
This is a practical introduction to Drupal modules. Learn the basics of what modules are, when to use contributed modules, where to find them, why choose one over another, and — step-by-step— how to install or enable and uninstall modules in Drupal 6, 7, AND 8! (There is more to it than just the checkboxes on the modules page!)
Drupal 8 contains a number of security improvements over Drupal 7, including
- Adoption of Twig as the default theme engine
- Removal of the PHP Filter module
- Hashing of user session IDs
- Support for trusted hosts patterns
- Improved integration of WYSIWYG configurations with text filters
- Limiting database drivers to executing single statements
- Integration of CSRF protection into the routing access system
In addition to the above general enhancements to security, this session will address:
The Block system in Drupal 8 is vastly improved and with a few contrib modules can be used as a powerful sitebuilding tool without the need for complex modules.
In this session we'll forego listing capabilities and instead look at combining various Drupal 8 features into neat hacks to benefit multilingual site needs. This is a great overview of Drupal 8's core site building functionality!
Let me show you how to create a site using parent, child, grandchild relationships. Do you want to be able to display information from multiple related content types in a single view? What to create an content entry UI that is intuitive, easy, and convient for the user? All of this can be done with just a little planning and five drupal modules; entity, entityreference, entityconnect, auto_entitylabel, and views.
This session is for all levels of site builders as the concept are straight forward even if they are a bit out of the Drupal box.
During this sessions, I will
Taking an Idea from Concept to Completion in Drupal 8
Let's look at some thought patterns in solving problems with Drupal by bringing an idea from concept to completion using Drupal 8.
This is a session that experiments in exploring using Drupal from the most basic standpoint possible. Looking at the Node as "the thing itself," this sessions gets down to the business of understanding the essence of the building blocks needed for completing concepts in Drupal 8.
For many organizations, especially the nonprofits ThinkShout works with, one of the Drupal’s most important use cases is fundraising. We have worked over the years to develop a nonprofit engagement "toolbox" geared towards nonprofits that includes:
Emacs is a cross-platform, customizable, extensible, self-documenting, real-time display universal editor and the most powerful tool in the world. It is widely used by Professionals, Businesses, Programmers, Organizations and Governments for Database Management and File Management, Artificial Intelligence, Advance Science (Math Operations, Physics, Chemistry etc, Finance Management, Games, Journaling, Mail, VersionControl and many more.