September 16, 2015
During a popular local Drupal meetup, volunteers presented CMS's as alternatives to Drupal, comparing them using Drupal terminology. (Review the background on the comparison. ) None of these evaluations are exhaustive. This is just documentation…
September 14, 2015
During a popular local Drupal meetup, we had volunteers present CMS's as alternatives to Drupal, comparing them using Drupal terminology. (Review the background on the comparison.) None of these evaluations are exhaustive. This is just…
September 13, 2015
We recently had a popular local Drupal meetup comparing and contrasting various Content Management Systems (CMS). Although Monarch Digital does a large proportion of its work with the Drupal content management system, we do work with other…
September 8, 2015
We have several large Drupal 6 to Drupal 8 conversions queued up when D8 and the necessary contributed modules are ready. However, we are being asked for estimates for these projects now. To get the necessary experience, we went through the…
August 20, 2015
Adding an advertising block to a web site might seem like a simple task, but some types of website caching can make it more difficult to implement. To share an example, one of our clients needed to have an advertising block, with ads showing on a…
July 6, 2015
Backdrop is a fork of Drupal, which in the open-source web development world means that a team of developers has branched off from the core development of Drupal and have taken it a different direction. I’m not sure if it really seemed likely that…
June 22, 2015
Love it or hate it, math is everywhere. Sometimes math will even find it's way into your Drupal projects. One of our engineering clients required dynamically evaluated complex math expressions in an entity form based on other fields. The module most…
June 5, 2015
Some up-front preparation can make your upgrade to Drupal 8 less painful and require less work. Although Drupal 8 still has a little more work to be done before it's released, we at Monarch Digital have begun technical preparations for general…
May 5, 2015
Drupal does a pretty good job modeling different types of content through entities. But what if you have some raw content in a custom database table that doesn't fit the requirements of a Drupal entity? You might want to keep all your data…
April 21, 2015
Imagine this situation. You've "pulled" in a bunch of code for your project into your local development git repository, but afterward realized you want to go back to a previous version or "commit" in your code. Using the "git revert" command,…