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DrupalOnWindows: Node Comments and Forums working together to boost user engagement

Drupal News - January 17, 2015 - 4:07am

It is frequent that customers approach us asking for help to rescue their projects from site builders. Sometimes they have technological issues (mainly slow sites) but sometimes it's just plain bad usability os some wrong marketing concepts.

We recently were asked for help from a site that gets about 5,000 unique visitors a day. Despite the not so bad visitor numbers for their niche, this page was getting very low user interaction. They barely got a handful (<10) of comments and forum posts in a whole year timespan.

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The Cherry Hill Company: Creating a Context Plugin

Drupal News - January 16, 2015 - 1:49pm

On a recent project I was using the combination of Field Collection, Entity Reference, Taxonomy Terms, and Context to make a reusable set of references to terms on various content types. Then, based on the referenced term, I wanted to satisfy a context condition.

Due to the somewhat complex structure, the context was not aware of the term referenced through entity reference and the field collection.

In a case like this, creating a custom context plugin was a good solution.

I got started by reading a couple of helpful posts by others: Custom Context Conditions and Extending Drupal's Context Module: Custom...

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Advomatic: Views in Drupal 8: Improved Displays

Drupal News - January 16, 2015 - 11:09am
Now that Drupal 8 is in beta, I’ve been trying to spend some more time with it. Reading articles and watching presentations are good ways to keep up with where things are (or are going), but nothing beats actually using it. Simplytest.me, Pantheon, and Acquia Cloud all now provide free ways to spin up an instance... Read more »
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