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3 things you should consider before migrating to Drupal 8 - Part 1

Drupal is among the most popular CMS’ and has been offering the community with several version updates. With Drupal 6 no longer being supported, by the Drupal Community, a huge amount of sites need to be migrated to Drupal 7 or 8, and quickly!

Given the significant changes in Drupal 8 structure, migrating from Drupal 6 or Drupal 7 to Drupal 8 is particularly challenging. But with all the hustle in the market, organizations often miss out on the basic aspects before updating their sites.

University webpage migration to new content management system is underway

UCCS Information Technology’s Web Services has begun migrating the webpages of a small number of university departments to a new content management system, Drupal, and plans to soon release a revised timeline for the migration of all pages.

Web Services worked last month with the consulting firm Acquia to build a more stable server environment, said Craig Decker, manager, Web Services.

First suppliers named for the new govCMS Drupal Services Panel

Acquia, Catalyst IT Australia and Bliss Media are among the first suppliers to be named on the Federal Government’s newly established whole-of-government govCMS Drupal Services Panel.

The Government put the call out to the local industry in December last year in its bid to populate the proposed new whole-of-government Drupal services procurement panel for its GovCMS platform, issuing a request for tender.

Acquia JavaScript support lets developers build web apps that combine content, data

Acquia, the commercial arm of the open-source Drupal web content management tool, has long offered a cloud-based user interface designed to make it easier for customers to build web sites. Today, the company announced a new way of interacting with Drupal where it will be exposing the different parts of the platform as a set of services, while supporting node.js for scripting.

Release minimum viable product using Drupal 8

PHP frameworks are typically used to build a product/ application quickly against a Java or .NET stack. Headless Content Management Systems, such as Drupal 8, gives a paradigm shift to create and release Minimum Viable Product (MVP) quickly.

Headless CMS, e.g. Drupal 8, gives that robustness of using AngularJS/ EmberJS (and similar) to enhance the CX (end user experience/ customer experience).

Apartment Community website’s features developed using Drupal

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Acquia reports huge growth in APAC

Digital experience company Acquia says it has significantly expanded its footprint in the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region.

The company have cited an unprecedented demand for their cloud and open source digital technology, high-profile enterprise deals and team expansions as drivers of growth.

With regional headquarters in Australia, Acquia’s team for APJ has grown to more than 80 people since launching in Sydney five years ago.

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