Drupal,

Web Development

User login in Drupal 8...

Idea We've recently attended the AWS London summit and this year it seemed like the focus was AI and machine learning. One of the services I've been meaning to play with is Rekognition, whichh can do face detection and compare two faces among many other things. While sitting in one…

18 May 2018 User login in Drupal 8...

Drupal

Drupal and Bootstrap

Bootstrap 3 With all previous large scale Drupal projects, we have used Bootstrap 3. It has worked well as an all round solid framework with a good structure for handling mobile and desktop styling. The grid system is the most useful and helpful thing about it, saving us time and…

01 May 2018 Drupal and Bootstrap

Drupal,

Web Development

Extending Twig Templates with Blocks...

One of the many good things about Drupal 8 is the introduction of Twig. It's a lovely templating engine that, in my opinion, is far superior to PHPTemplate. For us frontenders, it has a much nicer user syntax that's more akin to handlebars or other JS templating engines. Imagine this…

14 Feb 2018 Extending Twig Templates with Blocks...

Drupal,

Web Development

Setting up Drupal Code Sniffer

A few weeks ago I had to go through the process of setting up php code sniffer on my new computer, and realised how confusing most of the blog posts out there are and how many loops and posts you have to jump through to get it set up. I…

07 Mar 2016 Setting up Drupal Code Sniffer
Still on Drupal 6? Here... Drupal Hosting Platform Development dave 04 Sep 2015 With the imminent release of a Drupal 8 Release Candidate , which could potentially be announced as soon as the end of September at Drupalcon Barcelona , the clock has just started ticking a lot louder for those sites still on Drupal 6 with the looming Drupal.org support transition policy…

Drupal,

Web Development,

Platform Development

Local .htaccess environment conditionals, HTTPS...

Adapted from a post by the Nerdary that basically deals with the problem of having .htaccess files that are different on your local and other environments. This example deals with the headache of https and not wanting your local environment to automatically redirect to HTTPS. I am only posting the…

01 Sep 2015 Local .htaccess environment conditionals, HTTPS...
Theming in Drupal 7 just... Drupal UX & Web Design Will Richards 26 Jun 2015 Theming in Drupal 7 has always been a bit fiddly at the best of times. Unbeknown to me a small feature crept into a Drupal 7 release without me realising - the backport of theme debug settings from the much anticipated Drupal 8. This feature allows you to view debug…

Drupal,

Design,

Digital Marketing

A review of Responsive Day...

Last Friday saw another Responsive Conference take place at the Dome in Brighton. I had previously heard a lot about the conference, this being the third and (I believe) final outing I was thrilled that we managed to secure some tickets for myself and a selection of the Zoocha team…

24 Jun 2015 A review of Responsive Day...
The Front End of the... Drupal Web Development george 10 Jun 2015 As part of the front end team, I was quite excited to be introduced into the project on the sites for FCA. We knew the sites would all be running on the same Drupal pre base using several modules to ensure smooth operation with different domains. What we needed to…
DrupalCon Los Angeles 2015 Drupal News denise 14 May 2015 This Los Angeles native has gone home to do some learnin' about Drupal. Note: this is a heavily dev-based view of the conference. Apologies to frontenders, designers, wombats, etc, but there is only one me and about 10 sessions per slot. For a full list of everything check out https://www.youtube.com/user/DrupalAssociation/videos…