Issue 121 - January, 16th 2014
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Changes are being made around the alpha releases of Drupal 8. The week before each release only critical and major patches will be committed. After an alpha release a "disruption week" will follow when more complex patches can be committed to D8.
Official dates for 2014 Global Training Days have been announced. Friday, February 28 (or Saturday, March 1). Friday, May 30 (or Saturday, May 31). Friday, August 29 (or Saturday, August 30). Friday, November 14 (or Saturday, November 15).
The meeting is happening on January 15 at noon Pacific time (GMT-8).
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"What's new with Drupal 8? It's been three weeks since our last 'This week in core' post, but with holidays providing a welcome break for many, core development has continued at its usual rapid pace.…"
When Drupal 8 is released I suspect we will see quite a few Drupal 6 sites being upgraded to 8. It just makes a lot more sense.
A handy tutorial to help you improve your Drupal site's SEO from the Volacci blog.
PreviousNext's Nick Schuch share how they have implemented responsive iframes for their clients.
Mediacurrent's James Rutherford explains how to configure Drupal to use different languages, and demonstrats how to translate content into the enabled languages.
OSTraining's Steve Burge offers a couple of options to deal with duplicate views results. Just be careful as some of these settings have performance consequences.
Karen Stevenson offers great advice. Convert that neglected old Drupal site to a static archive. It had never occurred to me that you could use GitHub Pages to host the sites. Great tutorial.
James Williams of ComputerMinds shares Entity Block Attachment (EBA) module, a module that allows site builders to embed blocks in entities like nodes. It is very similar to the EVA module.
Blink Reaction has produced an absolutely beautiful video for the Drupal Association with highlights from DrupalCon Prague.
January 23rd - 25th in San Diego, California.
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