Drupal 9 is Here

Everything you need to know about what’s new in Drupal 9 and how to migrate to it.

Extra security for user login & admin areas

Some Drupal sites don’t allow regular users to log in at all; they may only be used by administrators. In such cases it may be desirable to lock down access to the login and admin screens. This can be done using htaccess.

GDPR: What is it and why should you care?

During the past few weeks lots of us have been bombarded with privacy policy notification emails from various companies. This is because of GDPR, a new data privacy regulation being implemented by the European Union. It builds on and expands on the prior regulation from 1995.

508 Compliance: a Quick Guide for Site Owners

Web site content must be served in such a way that a visitor with visual or hearing impairments can consume substantially the same content, even if in alternate form. This involves images with alternative text, video and audio with closed captioning, and adjusting the page markup to cater to screen readers and other assistive technology.

Drupal 8 Multi-site Considerations

When large organizations build or rebuilt their sites, they may face a dilemma if they have divisions requiring their own web presence. It may be tempting to use Drupal’s multisite option for this, but the pros and cons need to be carefully weighed.

The Section 508 Refresh

On January 5th the US Access Board announced that the OMB (Office of Management and Budget) had cleared the Final Rule for ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Standards and Guidelines, a.k.a. the “Section 508 Refresh”. The new standards and guidelines were published in the U.S. Federal Register on January 18th and will become effective and enforceable starting January 18th, 2018.

Adding SSL to your site

Lately, you may have noticed some sites getting labelled as “Not secure” in Google Chrome: