Posts Tagged:understanding drupal

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.

Issue 263

Issue 263 – October, 27th 2016 From Our Sponsor Speedrun: Build a Website with Lightning in 45 Minutes Learn how to build a website with Panels, Media and more in only 45 minutes! This webinar will deconstruct how to develop a brand-specific theme based on bootstrap using a css styleguide, how to configure new panelizer layouts and set defaults for editors and long-scroll landing pages using panels, how to create views-based social feeds with curation based on a taxonomy, and more. Articles The New Drupal 8 Initiatives Addison Berry explains how the new initiatives in Drupal 8 are going to work. Managing Your Website with Composer? Drop Guard Has Got You Covered! Sponsored Secure your Drupal project with Drop Guard, the fast and smart way to manage core and contrib updates. Drop Guard integrates with Composer, JIRA, Redmine and your favourite CI tool. Convince yourself for free! Tutorials Drupal 8…

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Installing Drupal

There are a few things to take note of when beginning any kind of Drupal development. First, to install and run Drupal, your web host must meet certain minimum requirements. Although most web hosts meet these requirements, there are others worth noting that support the Drupal community. In Drupal development and installation, Drupal’s provided installation script aggregates database tables and configures the correct settings with the settings.php file. You can also run several different Drupal sites off of the same code base by performing a “multi site” installation. An example of this is if one company owns five similar websites, like There are several useful tools you can use while setting up your Drupal installation. You can perform some of the steps with tools like graphical applications for moving files and managing databases. Your hosting service may also provide you with a selection of available tools, as well as…

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