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How to Win the Big Bet on Personalization

Thu, 2016-08-18 17:30

How often do you visit a site and are presented with content that does not pertain to your behavior and interests? While amusing at times, poorly personalized digital experiences can be frustrating for the end user, and reflect negatively on brand image.

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Drupal 8’s Multilingual APIs: Building for the Entire World

Tue, 2016-08-16 16:57

Drupal 8 is a great platform to work with not only because it is so multilingual capable out-of-the-box, but also because you can easily expand while maintaining the translatability of your data. Drupal 8’s multilingual core offers a robust multilingual foundation, making the integration process much more seamless.

The majority of Drupal 8's APIs are designed to support multilingual by default and make sane assumptions about common scenarios. As a result, there are several important things to keep in mind to build the best integration possible.

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Building Drupal 8 Sites with Composer and Configuration Management

Wed, 2016-08-10 18:58

Composer, Drush, Git, and Configuration Management all work together to make the Drupal 8 site development and management process faster, more efficient, and less error prone. With the right knowledge of these tools, site-building and management can become a lot simpler.

This webinar will cover the advanced site-building tools and techniques available to Drupal 8 site-builders. We’ll focus on how to build and maintain a site with Composer, as well as how to use Configuration Management to push changes from a local environment to a production one. Other topics will include:

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CPG Use Case Pitch

Wed, 2016-08-10 18:25

Get ready to put on your best customer face. Come learn how Acquia pitches business decision makers at CPG companies in this webinar designed specifically for our Global Select partners. This webinar is designed to show you exactly how we win enterprise deals and position Acquia’s products against the competition.

In this webinar, you’ll walk away with a better understanding:

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All You Need to Know About Drupal 8.2 and Beyond: What, Who, Why and How?

Tue, 2016-08-09 13:01

The Drupal community hit a huge milestone with the release of Drupal 8.0. One of the biggest changes is that this version can now significantly improve with each feature release twice a year under the new “semantic versioning” system. With Drupal 8.2, scheduled to release in October, comes some exciting new additions.

In this webinar, Angie “webchick” Byron and Gábor Hojtsy will provide an overview and status update on the Drupal 8 strategic initiatives announced at DrupalCon New Orleans. Topics will include:

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The Acquia Pitch

Thu, 2016-08-04 14:13

Get ready to put on your best customer face. Come learn how Acquia pitches business decision makers in this webinar designed specifically for our Global Select partners. This webinar is designed to show you exactly how we win enterprise deals and position Acquia’s products against the competition.

In this webinar, you’ll walk away with a better understanding:

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Drupal 8 Module Development: Mad with Power

Wed, 2016-07-27 13:06

Module development in Drupal 8 is drastically different from Drupal 7 and previous versions of Drupal. The changes in Drupal 8 can appear daunting at first, but after you learn a few tricks you’ll be surprised by how much you can do with so little code.

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Five Years in the Making: A Look at Georgia’s ROI with Drupal

Mon, 2016-07-25 18:07

Back in 2011, the State of Georgia was experiencing nothing short of a “technology crisis,” complete with high operating costs, a crumbling infrastructure and a web presence of disparate sites. While most of their manpower was spent keeping the websites for state agencies and elected officials up and running, there was very little time to implement a true digital strategy, which resulted in a confusing and frustrating experience for residents.

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5 Steps to Delivering Many Sites, Lowering Costs and Improving Site Governance

Mon, 2016-07-25 13:54

In today’s world, digital technology executives and their IT teams are facing expanding applications and demand for managing digital experiences, driven by business initiatives such as digital marketing campaigns, global branding, and commerce deployments. In addition to executing ever-growing site delivery requests, IT teams are pressed to accommodate internal requirements for content flexibility, cost efficiency and continuous multi-site performance - often causing conflicting obligations.

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How to Build a Content Maintenance Strategy & Plan to Improve Your Customer Experience

Wed, 2016-07-20 14:01

Having a content management system (CMS) in place for my website means that I don't have to worry about maintaining my content, right? Well, not exactly... and when you get down to it, content maintenance is something that your organization should actively plan for.

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Waterwheel: the Drupal SDK for JavaScript Developers

Thu, 2016-07-14 14:28

As Drupal begins to be more widely used as a back end for web services and for application ecosystems by extension, developers of wildly diverse backgrounds are now consuming and manipulating data from Drupal in unprecedented ways. There's just one problem: JavaScript and native application developers don't speak Drupal.

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Supercharging Drupal UX with React

Wed, 2016-07-06 13:13

The JavaScript renaissance of the last few years has yielded an extraordinary number of innovative frameworks, libraries, and other tools. By combining these technologies with the power of Drupal, developers can create highly interactive and engaging experiences for users of the modern web. React is particularly well suited to utilize with a decoupled Drupal approach and kick your project’s UX into high gear.

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Common Security Mistakes to Avoid on Your Drupal 8 Build

Wed, 2016-06-29 19:25

A lot has changed in Drupal 8, and many people are close to completing or launching their first build. With any new build, you may be wondering how to ensure security and confidence in your site.

In this webinar, we’ll discuss some of the common security issues Acquia’s Professional Services department has found when doing security audits. Most of these issues are based around developers trying to make Drupal 8 work the way it did in previous versions. Additionally, there are some new security features you may not be aware of.

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Creating Custom Entities in Drupal 8

Mon, 2016-06-27 14:29

Drupal 8 contains a highly flexible and sophisticated structured data engine built into core - the Entity API. With the core tools available inside the Admin UI, it is possible to create and manage very robust and complete sites. However, the Entity API can also be easily extended to create custom entities, and that is what we are going to in this webinar.

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Going Global 101: How to Manage Your Websites Worldwide Using Drupal

Fri, 2016-06-24 18:56

Internet usage has exploded worldwide over the last decade. More than one third of today’s world population has internet access. In fact, as of 2014, the number of internet users worldwide was 2.92 billion, up from 2.71 billion in the previous year. This shows that the ability to provide fully translated content to users is more important than ever. Translated content can help you to better market your brand in new regions, and establish your website as an international authority on its subject matter.

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Drupal 8, Where Did the Code Go? From Info Hook to Plugin

Fri, 2016-06-24 14:00

Looking at core and contrib modules for Drupal 8, you may be wondering "where did the code go?". Drupal 8 has removed many of the "info" hooks that were found in your module file and converted them to plugins.

In this webinar, we’ll discuss how plugins work and how to upgrade your module to Drupal 8 if it used one of the hooks that's been converted to a plugin. Topics covered will include:

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Lightning Distribution for Drupal: Build Advanced Authoring Experiences in Drupal 8

Tue, 2016-06-07 17:26

Lightning provides developers with a lightweight framework for building advanced authoring experiences in Drupal 8. Developers gain a massive head-start when building great authoring experiences with Lightning, but it has not been a simple development roadmap. In this webinar, learn about some of the decisions we had to tackle, including:

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Acquia Content Hub: What it is and how to sell it

Fri, 2016-06-03 17:21

Today’s technology landscape is riddled with constantly evolving web platforms, exciting new technologies, and stubborn legacy systems. It’s easy for business teams, who are rapidly creating content for these many sites and channels, to lose sight of what content is created and where it lives.

As a result, data and content are locked in back-end systems across organizations. And, because it’s difficult and expensive to connect technologies, teams end up wasting time and resources in efforts to publish that content on the web.

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Choosing the Right CMS for Mobile: How 3 Different Brands Found Success

Thu, 2016-05-26 19:56

While Fortune 500 brands, landscaping companies and technology organizations are very different, they all share a similar challenge: providing their end-users with consistent and engaging digital experiences on any device.

It seems like a no-brainer that websites today should be mobile responsive, but this can be a major overhaul depending on a company’s unique needs, combined with the capabilities of their existing CMS. Applied Materials, BrightView and Viavi all sought out open-source Drupal as a solution to their mobile demands.

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Real-time Personalization with Drupal: How to Get Started

Thu, 2016-05-26 18:35

Personalization is everywhere today, and while we don’t always realize its presence, its absence is felt. Modern users demand that each touchpoint in their digital experience be tailored to their unique needs and behaviors. In fact, nearly 75% of users get frustrated when content appears that has nothing to do with their interests.

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