Drupal 8 does way more out-of-the-box than previous versions of Drupal. If you're migrating your site from Drupal 6 or Drupal 7, you'll be amazed how many contributed modules you can now do without.
That being said, there are still a set of handy contrib modules you'll probably use for most of your projects. This isn't a complete list, just a starting point for anyone new to Drupal 8 looking for a useful set of modules to try.Read More about Drupal 8 Modules You Can't Live Without »
If you have ever worked with sites that deal with events, you've probably been asked to create some type of calendar display. In this article, we'll discuss how to set up a basic events calendar using the Calendar (8.x-1.x-dev) for Drupal 8.
Updated Feb 22, 2018: Added alternate solution without using views template. This solution is helpful if you're trying to create a block or trying to use an existing view.Read More about Creating an Events Calendar in Drupal 8 »
Our team realized that the most needed contribution to Drupal is also the most simple: thanking someone who has helped you. So we're handing out 1000 flowers at DrupalCon Baltimore.Read More about Contribute by Saying #DrupalThanks at DrupalCon Baltimore »
A tutorial on migrating translated content from CSV, JSON, XML and other non-drupal sources to Drupal 8. This example uses the "migrate" module and data stored in CSV files.Read More about Migrate Translations from CSV, JSON or XML to Drupal 8 »
A tutorial on migrating translated content from Drupal 6 to Drupal 8 using the "migrate" module.Read More about Migrate Translated Content from Drupal 6 to Drupal 8 »
As a Drupal themer, it's rare that I choose something other than the Bootstrap base theme for a new project. Besides its quality and popularity, there are some specific technical reasons why Bootstrap is such an attractive option.Read More about Why is the Drupal Bootstrap Theme So Successful »
For a web designer, having a good mock-up software is crucial. In the initial phase of design, a mockup software should allow you to plan wireframes and focus more on the utility than on the visual concept. To do that, I use Invision.
As for designing the visual elements within my mockups, I use an alternative to the Adobe products which is super intuitive, Affinity Designer. It’s great either for creating vector illustrations, wireframes, mobile apps or more complicated user interface projects.Read More about Creating an Interactive Prototype with InVision »
There are many ways of building sites and themes - be it Drupal, Wordpress, Magento or any Content Management System. In my particular case, after nine years of building Drupal themes, reading how other themers do it, and learning from my mistakes, I came up with a few tips I would like to share with everyone.Read More about Drupal Theming and Site Building: 6 Best Practices »