In this episode, we cover the Drupal 8 Contact Storage Module. This module extends the Drupal 8 core contact module by saving the contact entries in the database. This makes it easy to go back and view, edit, or delete any of the contact form submissions on your Drupal 8 site. It's a handy little module that can save you from needing to install a more fully featured form module (like Webform or Entity Forms).
In this episode, we will cover five different ways to download and install modules in Drupal 8. Yes, that’s right, FIVE different ways! If you are just getting started with Drupal or are transitioning from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8, this is a great place to start. Once you understand all the ways to download and install modules, you can make the decision on which option works best for you.
Lando is what the cool kids are using for their local development environments these days. In this episode, I give you a quick introduction to Lando and show you how it can be used to create a Drupal 8 site in less than a minute. I also show you how you can integrate Lando into your workflow if you are hosting your websites on Pantheon.
Are you using or have you tried using Lando yet? What are your thoughts?
I know it's been awhile since I last posted, but I think we are all ready for some Drupal 8 videos! Let me know in the comments what you want to see posted in the future.
Have you ever wanted to create a page on your Drupal 7 website and send it over to a friend or group of people… but you don’t want the general public to see it? You could always set it up so they just log in, but that’s an extra step and not all of the people you want to send this to have user accounts on your site.
If you are just getting started with Drupal and are looking for some help on learning Drupal 7. You have come to the right place.
Drush... what a wonderful web you weave. My guess is you have probably heard about this mysterious thing known as "Drush" and are looking to find out:
- What exactly is Drush?
- Is Drush something that will be useful for me?
The first one is an easy one. Drush is short for Drupal Shell and is a command line tool that makes interacting with your Drupal website a breeze.
Are you testing your site? Until recently, we weren’t and it was costing us. Every element on your website should have a meaning and if you aren’t testing it against something else how can you be sure that you are maximizing your results!
What if you had to go build a Drupal site on a remote island without WiFI? Yes that's right, no internet connection at all? What modules would you bring with you?
Awhile back I posted a video on setting up a Drupal sub-theme. If you want, you can check out that video here. I think that the video does an alright job of explaining the steps you have to take to get a sub-theme to work properly. I don't however think it provides enough of the setting up a sub-theme "meat" needed to begin. The saying goes, the devil is in the details. Personally, I never liked that quote, but it is fitting here.