The audio quality isn't the best, but the talk I gave yesterday at LinuxFest Northwest is already up on YouTube! You can watch it here...
How quick do pages on your site load? How quick should they load? How do you make pages load quicker?
Why should you care?
The speed of pages loading on websites is often overlooked in web projects, and can be a major difference between two sites that otherwise look the same. Let's start with why you should care -- or rather, when you should care.
Drupal 8 has been out for 2 months now, and there's never been a better time to choose Drupal for your website platform. Here are 8 reasons why!
We're digging into our first dry-run migrations from Drupal 6 to Drupal 8, and learning a lot about what's ready and what's not. And there's some surprises in there...
I'm sure many of you reading this may have heard that Drupal 8 has been released, may have even received some marketing emails.
Today marks the release of Drupal 8, and the birthday of its founder, Dries Buytaert. This release is more than just a new digit, it's an entirely new platform with something for everyone to love, but it's particularly big for web site owners.
What's the big deal? The biggest, most powerful, one of the most successful open source projects in the world has two major, fundamental changes that change everything you thought you knew about it.
Well, not everything. Lots of the things that people love about Drupal are getting some nice improvements:
Here are the slides from my 2015 Drupal Summit talk, Quality Drupal DevOps!
Drupal 8 has only 4 critical issues before getting released out of beta! Fingers crossed for a release this week!
The major issues that remain are:
Faster, more secure, more maintainable. Three nice benefits we get from our new standard Drupal server architecture.
This year we're replacing our old "traditional" LAMP stack with an entirely less pronounceable LNDMPS version. We still use Linux, MariaDB and PHP, of course, but instead of Apache we've moved to Nginx, and we've added Docker and Salt.
We hear it all the time:
Why do you recommend a 6 hour budget for a simple integration? Here's an embed widget right here -- if this were WordPress I could do it myself!
When I first handed John an initial disaster- an unfinished website that had to be completely rebuilt, he took all in stride and developed our site from the ground floor up, with speed and expertise. In addition, John has continued to take initiative in making our site to be one that we are extremely proud of. John continues to be a collaborative partner in the maintenance and continued development of AnswersForElders.com. I highly recommend him and his team for all your open source web needs.AnswersForElders.com