Drupal integration with other applications

Drupal being a top CMS, its very important that it integrates with other third party applications. We generally want the following

  1. Use and implement some standard functionality of Drupal
  2. Build some custom functionality that should seamlessly integrate with Drupal eg same users, same permissions, etc...
  3. Use Third party modules for front end or implementing key functionalities. 

Headless Drupal - Overview and resources

Headless Drupal is already a thing and people have started using it for building websites. Lets see what is headless drupal and why it is required.  Headless drupal concept will mainly be of help to theme developers (front-end). Today we can create great themes using HTML, CSS, Javascript. however when we try to integrate with drupal framework, we have to spend days to make things working.

A Handy guideline on using Drupal 8 Condition Plugins API

Drupal has undoubtedly emerged as one of the finest open source web development platforms. With its latest version 8, Drupal has introduced new features, functionalities, bug fixes etc., which have helped web designers and developers build out-of-the-box websites and web applications. The amazing collection of Drupal plugins and extensions makes room for creation of feature-rich web apps and portals. One such Drupal plugin that has gained grounds among Drupal programmers is the conditions plugin.

How to block spam user registrations on drupal website

Before the user can post spam content, comment , he must be registered user. If you have not allowed anonymous posts on your drupal website,  then you must focus on reducing spam registrations on your drupal website. Following modules can be used effectively in drupal 7 to prevent Spam user Registrations.


What are the pros and cons of using Drupal

Drupal is a popular and one of the best CMS. While in initial stages of adoption one does wonder , what are the pros and cons of using drupal. Should I go with Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla or something else. Lets find out Some outstanding pros and cons of using drupal for building your website or blog.


Drupal site down - 500 Internal server error , blank page , heavy usage of resources

One of my drupal websites suddenly went into lot of issues 1) It became extremely slow and I had not done any changes to the website, and all my modules and scripts were upto date 2) It became inaccessible and was throwing 500 Internal server error and max database connection error.

Drupal Awards - BlueDrop 2014 Celebrating Innovations

The 2014 Blue Drop Awards nominations are starting. These awards are to recognize Drupal contribution. Over last few years Drupal has grown incredibly . There are many blogs and websites which provide free drupal support and valueable information . Bluedrop awards were created to promote drupal to greater technology community and to recognize innovative, next-generation websites and the companies that built them. Since 2012 there have been 387 nominations from 27 countries and winners in 7 different countries. There are 1 million active drupal websites and 31000 Drupal developers.

Which is the Best Drupal CMS Web Hosting Provider

Drupal websites work on LAMP technology stack and any webhosting provider can be used for hosting your Drupal website. However your requirements and budget will determine which host you should select. A Large, High traffic Drupal site like Whitehouse.gov has completely different requirements compared to your average Drupal blog. Speed, Stability and Performance are important for both, But as the scale increases so does the technology and cost of hosting.  

40 Large OR High Traffic websites created using Drupal

If you are wondering who is using Drupal 7 check out some of the High Traffic and Large websites created using drupal. Most of the websites below are either large non-profit organizations, US Government or USA departments , as well as large organization, Universities, Newspapers Journals, Medical Industries and Large Corporations , they all use Drupal.



Drupal Commerce and Ubercart Comparison

Ubercart and Commerce are the main options for ecommerce when it comes to Drupal 7. Ubercart started long back and initial release was for Drupal 6 later ported to Drupal 7. Ubercart has great features for Online shop but it lacks support required for product management. Commerce is new for Drupal 7 and redefines the way Drupal handles e-commerce. Choosing the right suite of e-commerce module for your online shop is an essential starting point. Please ensure that you invest time comparing each solution before selecting one. Once your website is live, it will be difficult to switch from one solution to another and also time consuming. 



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