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Don’t validate “save as a draft”

Robert Parker
, Developer

Sometimes you have a content types that has a large number of fields. When the user is filling out the fields they might have to stop at points to gather more content or take a short break. Unfortunately Drupal will not let you save the content type unless it is valid. I am going to show you how to write up a simple module that will bypass validation for drafts.

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Migrating to the Proper Development Environment

Robert Parker
, Developer

When we start learning about web development we do not understand all the tools yet and will have a lot of bad practices. Especially when it comes to setting up our development environment. As our skills grow we develop better development practices. Below is a brief summary of the typical stages developers encounter as they grow their skills and improve their development environment followed by a more efficient solution.

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Drupal SEO

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

Putting together an SEO strategy is paramount to growing an online business. The Drupal CMS or content management system has many helpful tools to help out both new and existing companies with improving their SEO strategies.

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Why are security updates important?

Matt Dittmann
, Web Developer

From time to time, it will be necessary for you to update your website. Whether you are using Drupal, WordPress, Joomla, or one of the other popular CMS’s out there, security vulnerabilities come up and need to be addressed. It is just the nature of the beast. You have hackers uncovering exploits in code, and developers hastily working to patch those exploits.

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Go Responsive or Go Home

Robert Parker
, Developer

A few years ago responsive websites were fairly new and would cost a lot more money than a standard site. Because of that only a minority of websites were responsive. In the last few years everything has changed and it is time to go responsive or go home.

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Preparing for Drupal 8 by Learning Silex Part 1: Introduction

Robert Parker
, Developer

Drupal 8 is coming and it's time to start learning about the new features and the technologies behind them! Drupal 8 will be using many Symfony components at its core. Going through this series about Silex will be the best way to learn about the upcoming changes in Drupal.

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Configuring Drupal For Company Workflows

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

Content is key to any online presence, but managing and creating content can be tough, especially when there are multiple people and departments involved. The Drupal content management system with the help of additional modules can help by creating a running record of changes to any page on the website as well as allow site administrators or department heads the opportunity to review all content before it is published to the general public.

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How to Pick a Good Hosting Company for your Drupal Website

Paul Fasel
, President

There are quite a few things you should consider when it is time to pick a web site host for a Drupal website or any website for that matter. The biggest thing to concider is uptime, followed by server availability, and then by speed (how fast will your site/homepage loads) and then lastly features.

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