How to create a slideshow in Drupal 8

One of the most used components in web design are slideshows. These elements allow us to display several pictures and other kinds of information in a compact and interactive way to our users. You may find them in almost all kinds of websites and ...

How to test your Content Types with Devel module in Drupal 8

When you are creating a new Drupal site, you need to take into consideration many variations and try to plan very well the content and its structure. One of the most important elements in all this process is testing your content. Imagine this: you’ve ...

Acquia Certified Drupal Developer for Drupal 8

Congratulations to José Ariza Cabrera who recently passed the Acquia Certified Site Builder - Drupal 8 exam! José has been a Swapps USA developer for over four years and has worked with Drupal for nearly three years. He has played a lead/active role in the following client ...

See what’s new on Drupal 8

This month, the Drupal community is celebrating the application's 20th anniversary since its first release on May 18th, 2000. This is a huge accomplishment because the Web has mutated a lot during these 20 years and the developers, contributors, and all the people behind ...

How to create an ajax form with drupal 7

In this tutorial, I am going to explain how to create an ajax form within a block. This is useful when we want to avoid the page reload after submission. We are going to create a small form with one input text and a ...

How to Create a Custom Layout with Panelizer in Drupal 7

While working with Drupal, sometimes we need to customize an entire entity type of the site, like a page or blog post, or even modify some specific nodes of the entity. If you are in the situation of needing a custom content or to ...

Guide to Multilingual sites with Drupal 8

We are currently living in a globalized world. Thanks to the internet, the days when companies and businesses had to think in only one specific community as their marketing target have been left behind. Now, through your website, you may reach clients everywhere in ...

Is WordPress less secure than Drupal?

A question recently came in from a client... "At a board meeting today, one of our board members with some cyber background asked about security measures for our website. He contended Wordpress is more hackable than Drupal and wanted to know what measures had been ...

Website Maintenance for Drupal and WordPress

Surprisingly, many website developers, Drupal shops, and WordPress agencies hate the thought of fixing bugs and maintaining websites. It seems they demonstrate passive aggressive behavior in that they take a long time to respond to their client's issues, don't return phone calls or emails, ...

Drupal theme development

On this post we will talk about themes development for Drupal. We are also going to explain a simple example of a Drupal theme, so let's start. Creating a base structure for the theme To create a theme is necessary to follow a structure, this ...