Small, unexpected front-end changes are tough to spot manually and can be a signal for larger problems. Rapid development cycles, large page counts and developer fatigue can make it difficult to catch even visually obvious mistakes before they go live.
You manage a Drupal site, adding content, curating the homepage. You had some developers build it for you, or maybe you built it yourself. There are some things that are sort of frustrating and confusing, but that's just how Drupal is, right? It's totally normal, right? Wait, are you saying that maybe it's not and maybe it's just my site? Oh my god, does my backend look weird to you? Like..... in a bad way?
Now that Drupal 8 has been released it's time to dive in. But with so many innovations in Drupal 8 where to start. This presentation will explore the most valuable innovations in Drupal 8 and offer examples illustrating why these features will become invaluable. We'll be stepping through some examples of how to use new features and what they may mean to developing with Drupal as they mature.
Drupal 8 Innovation we'll be exploring
For smaller (and even medium-sized) organizations, rebuilding a Drupal website with every major release simply isn’t an option. While the community is rightly focused on the future, too many folks who need to live with their D6 sites a little longer are getting left behind. There are some options for keeping your site (relatively) secure while you raise the dollars for a redesign or wait for one to be completed. At this session, you’ll learn some very practical tips for extending your site’s shelf-life and some options for upgrading.