Promoting Drupal Solutions by Industry Vertical. Earlier this year, I talked about The Drupal Association stepping further into its mission to better promote Drupal through its channels - especially via Drupal.org.
With 20 million unique visitors annually, Drupal.org is a powerful tool to help evaluators move through their Drupal adoption journey. However, our research showed that technical evaluators didn’t find the information they needed and they ultimately left the site to find Drupal information elsewhere. It was a real missed opportunity that we wanted to solve for. Not only is it our mission to promote Drupal, but helping Drupal businesses thrive is important. Knowing that 69% of code contribution is sponsored by Drupal businesses, it’s imperative that our business community is strong and able to continually support our contributors. How small enterprises can leverage open-source to build for the enterprise. A few years ago I was told by someone at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) that they were looking for companies to do business with that were as big as they were, or slightly bigger.
The CRA has about 40,000 employees. It is well established that the Canadian government favours working with big businesses. A plan for media management in Drupal 8. Today, when you install Drupal 8.2, the out-of-the-box media handling is very basic.
For example, you can upload and insert images in posts using a WYSIWYG editor, but there is no way to reuse files across posts, there is no built-in media manager, no support for "remote media" such as YouTube videos or tweets, etc. While all of these media features can be added using contributed modules, it is not ideal. This was validated by my "State of Drupal 2016 survey" which 2,900 people participated in; the top two requested features for the content creator persona are richer image and media integration and digital asset management (see slide 44 of my DrupalCon New Orleans presentation).
Can you build a relatively complex social network with Drupal? If not, which platform is recommended? - Quora. How to Manage Media Assets in Drupal 8 - WebWash. I attended a core conversation titled “LET’S FIX FILE AND MEDIA HANDLING ONCE AND FOR ALL” at DrupalCon Prague in 2013.
This got my attention, not because the title was in all caps, but because Drupal needed to fix media management, as the title says: “ONCE AND FOR ALL”. Let’s face it, Drupal doesn’t handle media very well when compared to other systems. I’ve worked with clients who are used to a certain level of functionality when it comes to managing images or videos on websites. In Drupal 7 you had a few options. You could use the Media module. What's new in Features for Drupal 8? For Drupal 8, we've rewritten Features from the ground up.
If you're coming from a previous version of Drupal, you'll find some great new enhancements, but also a familiar user interface for editing features. Key new features include: Why Drupal Is Ideal For The Higher Education Sector. Drupal is highly popular and powerful CMS software with Drupal 8 being its latest and state-of-the-art version.
In the last few years Drupal has been widely used by many educational institutes for their websites. We take a look at why Drupal is increasing being leveraged by the higher educational sector in particular. Vast inbuilt power and capability. Which Types Of Businesses Can Leverage Drupal Development Services? IT Consultants: IT Companies require a CMS that offers powerful marketing features which help them sustain in the competitive market.
Drupal is an ideal fit as it enables IT services to reach the market quickly and effectively by processing continuous changes in their marketing functions. Besides that, here are some more benefits Drupal offers to IT consultants: Promoting products and servicesCreating innovative marketing campaignsFacilitate A/B testing to identify suitable campaign optionsCreating local marketing campaigns through its multi-lingual capabilityFacilitate collaborative marketing content creation on a global scale eCommerce: