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April 6, 2020

Developing the Rake and Radish Farm website

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Since starting a farm is a monumental task, we needed to make sure that the website was easy to get set up and easy to maintain going forward.

March 5, 2020

Website development made simple with Drutopia

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As always, the best way to test out how things are working is to get busy and start using them. And so far the results of building with Drutopia are feeling pretty positive.

October 31, 2018

The Curse of the Haunted Drupal Site, Revisited!

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It's a specter ghastly enough to make the most seasoned Drupal developer quiver with fear. Yes, it's the dreaded Haunted Drupal Site!

October 9, 2018

Managing Shared Configuration Part 8: Summary and Future Directions

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This is the eighth and last installment in a series presenting work on shared configuration that comes out of the Drutopia initiative and related efforts.

September 27, 2018

Managing Shared Configuration Part 7: Core Configuration

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This is the seventh and (promise!) penultimate installment in a series presenting work on shared configuration that comes out of the Drutopia initiative and related efforts.

September 25, 2018

Drupal distributions, blocks, and subthemes

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Block Theme Sync allows a site admin to configure a "theme mapping": a relationship between two themes. As well as specifying a source and destination theme, a theme mapping includes a mapping of source to destination regions.

September 24, 2018

Managing Shared Configuration Part 6: Packaging Configuration with the Features Module

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This is the sixth installment in a series presenting work on shared configuration that comes out of the Drutopia initiative and related efforts.

September 20, 2018

Managing Shared Configuration Part 5: Updating from Extensions

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This is the fifth installment in a series presenting work on shared configuration that comes out of the Drutopia initiative and related efforts.

September 18, 2018

Managing Shared Configuration Part 4: Configuration Alters

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This is the fourth installment in a series presenting work on shared configuration that comes out of the Drutopia initiative.

September 12, 2018

Planning a website upgrade

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In our work with nonprofits, we're often asked for guidance on whether and how to upgrade to a new website. When is it time to upgrade? What factors should we consider? If you're wondering if you should upgrade, here are some notes based on our experience.

September 11, 2018

Managing Shared Configuration Part 3: Respecting Customizations

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This is the third installment in a series presenting configuration management work that comes out of the Drutopia initiative.