Drupal 8

Drupal 8 Minor upgrade using Putty SSH Terminal

June 06, 2017
In this article I'll shed some light on how easy it is to perform a minor Drupal 8 upgrade between versions using free Putty SSH terminal and just a few lines of code.  I assume your Drupal is configured under a VPS (take Linode, for example) and your installation path is /srv/www/ See: How to upgrade...

How To Reference Nodes in Drupal 8 + Views Relationships Display

May 22, 2017
Lately I feel very enthusiastic working with latest Drupal 8 release, though Drupal 8 have been around for a while already, there are still few drawbacks which keeps me avoiding developing full scale on Drupal 8. I will write down my notes of pros and cons about switching from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8 in some...

Drupal 8 Custom Taxonomy Term Pages with Views

May 17, 2017
By default, out of the box, Drupal taxonomy term pages are styled kind of ugly, but with help of just a few simple tweaks we could style them as we wish, just by using CSS. In today's Drupal tutorial series, I will provide simple how to on how to create custom Drupal 8 taxonomy term pages using views. Luckily, you...

EU Cookie Compliance For Drupal 8 Website

May 16, 2017
I'm not an expert in EU laws, but as far as I remember since 2012 there have been passed a law, so called EU Cookie Compliance law, asking website located in the territory of European Union to provide cookie disclaimer to website visitors if any cookie installed on website.  To play safe, I have...

How to create related content block using taxonomy term in Drupal 8

May 15, 2017
There is no secret that related content can help to improve over all page views for website. More page views means more engaged website visitors, resulting in more sales and higher profit. In today's Drupal tutorial I will write how to make related content block using taxonomy term field in Drupal 8. For...

Facebook Like & Share Buttons on Drupal 8 using Views

May 10, 2017
In this tutorial you will learn how to setup custom Facebook like & share buttons for Drupal 8 website using views display. No doubt, there are many great modules set and forget configuration. Though if you are looking to display functional social share buttons on views based pages, you will need to come out...

How To Add Open Graph Protocol For Drupal 8 Website

May 09, 2017
In today's Drupal tutorial series I will write down my notes, how to add open graph protocol for Drupal 8 website.  The Open Graph protocol enables any web page to become a rich object in a social graph. For instance, this is used on Facebook to allow any web page to have the same functionality as...

How To Setup Web Push Notifications For Drupal 8 (Or Any Other Site) Using OneSignal

May 05, 2017
Web push notifications are hot in 2017, we will see them more in future for sure. I've been using web push notifications for my personal blog and from what I've seen - it's very powerful marketing tool, allowing you to reach your audience very fast - for blogs and websites that means more returning visitors, for...

Postfix Send Only SMPT Mail for Drupal 8 on Ubuntu 16.04, Nginx

May 03, 2017
If you have recently installed a fresh Drupal 8 site on Ubuntu 16.04 with Nginx running on it and you are getting Unable to send e-mail. Contact the site administrator if the problem persists notice after submitting contact form, you are missing an important element for your site to functions properly....

How To Override Drupal 8 Frontpage Title

May 01, 2017
Recently I've started a new Drupal 8 website for a personal project tour listings in Georgia.  As I've been a core Drupal 7 user since 2011, Drupal 8 involves a new learning curve even for me. In this short article I will provide a quick setup how to override Drupal's 8 frontpage title tag using...

Theming Drupal 8: How to Hide Site Name

October 25, 2016
I'm starting a new Drupal series - Drupal Tuesday, from now on - every Tuesday, Drupal related articles will be featured on my blog.(at least I hope so)  It's not that I wouldn't had any previous Drupal tips and tricks, In fact I have more than 100 Drupal related articles already in archive. Just...

How To Setup Pretty URL's For Drupal 8

October 20, 2016
It seems just yesterday I wrapped a simple Drupal tutorial on how to enable pretty URL's for Drupal 7 site. Turns out already three years have passed. Time flies, newer versions of Drupal emerges, but the question remains pretty popular. I could point you to the previous article, but things have changed a little bit...

Theming Drupal 8: How To Include the Facebook JavaScript SDK

October 19, 2016
That time have come - and I have started to officially develop my first Drupal 8 site - I won't go into details by comparing Drupal 8 vs Drupal 7 or Drupal 6 (as I think that's a topic for another article). Today I will show how one (perhaps you) can include default Facebook JavaScript SDK library to your Drupal 8...

Drupal 8 Configuration for Nginx Server Blocks, Ubuntu 14.04

January 28, 2015
After a long period of doubts should I start testing and developing with Drupal 8, which stable version is not yet released, yesterday I decided to give a try for a Drupal 8 beta release.I bought a new Linode VPS, quickly deployed there Ubuntu 14.04 and installed Nginx as web server. I did it because of my current...

Drupal 8 Release

March 24, 2014
Update: The first official Drupal 8 release was launched on November 19, 2015 When will Drupal 8 be ready? We are working hard on Drupal 8 and making progress every day. The first beta release was announced at Drupalcon Amsterdam in October 2014. Additional beta releases will follow, and then release...