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rfp-robotRFP ROBOT: Website Request for Proposal Generator

The time has come for a new website (or website redesign), which means you need to write a website request for proposal or web RFP. A Google search produces a few examples, but they vary wildly and don’t seem to speak really to your goals for developing or redesigning a new website. You need to write a website RFP that will clearly articulate your needs and generate responses from the best website designers and developers out there. But how?

Have no fear, RFP Robot is here. He will walk you through a step-by-step process to help you work through the details of your project and create a PDF formatted website design RFP that will provide the information vendors need to write an accurate bid. RFP Robot will tell you what info you should include, point out pitfalls, and give examples.


How to Use Google Webfonts in Your Drupal 8 Site

Although Drupal has reputation for being a developers’ platform, lots of user rely on Drupal’s admin area for key tasks. For typography in Drupal sites, the best way to change your site’s fonts via the admin is a module called @font-your-face The @font-your-face module allows you to work with webfonts like Google Fonts or Font Squirrel. It also provides the ability to work with paid font services like Typekit or fonts.com. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to configure and use this module in Drupal 8. Source: https://www.ostraining.com/

How to Use Google Webfonts in Your Drupal 8 Site

Although Drupal has reputation for being a developers’ platform, lots of user rely on Drupal’s admin area for key tasks. For typography in Drupal sites, the best way to change your site’s fonts via the admin is a module called @font-your-face The @font-your-face module allows you to work with webfonts like Google Fonts or Font Squirrel. It also provides the ability to work with paid font services like Typekit or fonts.com. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to configure and use this module in Drupal 8. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit http://OSTraining.com for full links, other content, and more! ]] Source: https://www.ostraining.com/

How to Use Google Webfonts in Your Drupal 8 Site

Although Drupal has reputation for being a developers’ platform, lots of user rely on Drupal’s admin area for key tasks. For typography in Drupal sites, the best way to change your site’s fonts via the admin is a module called @font-your-face The @font-your-face module allows you to work with webfonts like Google Fonts or Font Squirrel. It also provides the ability to work with paid font services like Typekit or fonts.com. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to configure and use this module in Drupal 8. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit http://OSTraining.com for full links, other content, and more! ]] Source: https://www.ostraining.com/

How Acquia Blocked 500,000 Attack Attempts

The Acquia blog has a fascinating and important post by Dries Buytaert and Cash Williams on the recent Drupal critical security vulnerability, and it’s aftermath: Acquia blocks 500,000 attack attempts for SA-CORE-2018-002. It’s worth checking out in its entirety, but here are a few take-aways if you haven’t gotten to it yet: When the Drupal Security Team made the security patch available, there were no publicly known exploits or attacks against SA-CORE-2018-002. But a subsequent article by a security research firm, and the posting of proof-of-concept code by another researcher spawned numerous exploits. Since then, Acquia has observed over 500,000 attacks from more than 3,000 different IP addresses across our fleet of servers and customer base. Fortunately, Acquia deployed a platform level mitigation for all Acquia Cloud customers one hour after the Drupal Security Team made the SA-CORE-2018-002 release available on March 28th. To the best of our knowledge, every…

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Acquia blocks 500,000 attack attempts for SA-CORE-2018-002

On March 28th, the Drupal Security Team released a bug fix for a critical security vulnerability, named SA-CORE-2018-002. Over the past week, various exploits have been identified, as attackers have attempted to compromise unpatched Drupal sites. Hackers continue to try to exploit this vulnerability, and Acquia’s own security team has observed more than 100,000 attacks a day. The SA-CORE-2018-002 security vulnerability is highly critical; it allows an unauthenticated attacker to perform remote code execution on most Drupal installations. When the Drupal Security Team made the security patch available, there were no publicly known exploits or attacks against SA-CORE-2018-002. That changed six days ago, after Checkpoint Research provided a detailed explanation of the SA-CORE-2018-002 security bug, in addition to step-by-step instructions that explain how to exploit the vulnerability. A few hours after Checkpoint Research’s blog post, Vitalii Rudnykh, a Russian security researcher, shared a proof-of-concept exploit on GitHub. Later that day,…

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Acquia blocks 500,000 attack attempts for SA-CORE-2018-002

On March 28th, the Drupal Security Team released a bug fix for a critical security vulnerability, named SA-CORE-2018-002. Over the past week, various exploits have been identified, as attackers have attempted to compromise unpatched Drupal sites. Hackers continue to try to exploit this vulnerability, and Acquia’s own security team has observed more than 100,000 attacks a day. The SA-CORE-2018-002 security vulnerability is highly critical; it allows an unauthenticated attacker to perform remote code execution on most Drupal installations. When the Drupal Security Team made the security patch available, there were no publicly known exploits or attacks against SA-CORE-2018-002. That changed six days ago, after Checkpoint Research provided a detailed explanation of the SA-CORE-2018-002 security bug, in addition to step-by-step instructions that explain how to exploit the vulnerability. A few hours after Checkpoint Research’s blog post, Vitalii Rudnykh, a Russian security researcher, shared a proof-of-concept exploit on GitHub. Later that day,…

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Drupal Engineer/Developer – Information International Associates, Inc. – Oak Ridge, TN

Projects to be supported may include new Drupal sites, which span all phases of the software development lifecycle from requirements gathering through…From Information International Associates, Inc. – Wed, 12 Apr 2017 03:08:59 GMT – View all Oak Ridge jobs Source: http://rss.indeed.com/rss?q=Drupal+Developer

5 Ways to Tell if a Site is Built in Drupal

One of the most common questions we get at Drupal beginner classes is, “How can I tell if a site is built in Drupal?” We get that question because it’s just not possible to know the answer without a few tips and tricks. If you look at a website such as WhiteHouse.gov, there is no way of telling if it’s built Drupal. The design of a site is completely independent from the platform it uses. We’re going to give you 5 ways to tell if a site is built in Drupal. Not all of these suggestions will work on all Drupal sites, but taken together they should give you a clear answer. Source: https://www.ostraining.com/

Multisite Governance, Site Delivery, and Other Issues Related to Managing Many Sites: Part 4

This is Part 4 of an interview with Will Eisner, Senior Director, Product at Acquia. Will’s primary focus is on Acquia Cloud Site Factory, which helps organizations create and manage many sites, from a dozen to thousands. In Part 1 and Part 2, Will discussed how companies often discover, to their dismay, that they are running their hundreds of Web sites on many different hard-to-manage platforms; and how Site Factory addresses that problem with a managed delivery that uses a common platform with standard components, provisioning, and lifecycle management. In Part 3 Will covered how managing many sites is becoming the norm, and how more people now have website responsibilities, and how that leads to the need for new tools like Content Hub. The part that follows explores the differences between Drupal and Site Factory; what Site Factory offers the “Digital Platform Owner;” and tools it contains for coders and…

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Dallas Drupal Development

[spacer height=”40px”] Strong SEO is easy if you build your website with Drupal. Unlike most other content management systems, Drupal is designed from the ground up for search engine optimization. Given that Drupal is the preferred platform of Drupal web developers for building search-friendly websites, and because of Drupal’s large community of developers, there are many high-quality plug-ins available that make strong SEO simple. Of course, the fundamentals of SEO for Drupal are the same as for any other Drupal CMS: make sure to use descriptive titles, include your top search keywords in your page URLs, and keep your content fresh and focused. Read on for a few Drupal SEO tips to boost your search engine rankings and bring traffic to your website. Three top Drupal modules for SEO Pathauto module The pathauto module is very useful for SEO. Pathauto automatically creates custom URLs based on title, taxonomy, content type,…

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Best Practices for CMI and Features in Drupal 8

Last year I blogged about our first Alpha release for Features in Drupal 8 and gave several presentations on Features for D8 at various DrupalCons and camps.  Since Drupal 8.0 (and now 8.1!) have been released in the past few months, I’ve been getting questions on the best way to use Features and Configuration Management (CMI) in Drupal 8. You’ll have a chance to ask me those questions in person at my Features BOF at DrupalCon New Orleans. But in the meantime, here are some “best practices” for using Features and CMI effectively. “Do I use Features, CMI, or both?” It’s great that Drupal 8 has proper configuration management built into core.  This provides a consistent framework, storage, and API for all configuration settings: views, content types, fields… anything that isn’t content.  However, CMI doesn’t provide any way to organize this vast amount of configuration.  If you use CMI to export your site config you’ll…

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