This Week in Drupal SEO News: Drupal 7 Documentation Team Needs Your Help, Yahoo! and Digg using Drupal, and new Tweet Button
August is always an exciting time of year. School gets back in session, last summer vacations and road trips are usually squeezed in, and the international DrupalCon takes the stage. This year its in Denmark: DrupalCon Copenhagen. If you don't have tickets, you better get them very soon! Because it's next weekend... see ya'll there!
Join me after the jump for information on how you can help Drupal 7.0 release with stronger documentation. You can also learn who is using Drupal for their sweet sites, and how to get a 'Tweet Button' on your site.
Drupal 7 Docs Needs Your Help!
Drupal 7.0 is very close to release, but there are still a few critical bugs to flush out. The Drupal 7 Documentation Team wants to ensure that Drupal 7 documentation is better than good, so they have reached out and asked for your help.
The awesome folks from the Drupal 7 Documentation Team have narrowed down their to-do list to 15 important issues to close on Drupal 7 core docs. Here is a quick glance of their list:
The team leaders have assured everyone that some of these tasks don’t require a high technical skill set. You can see the full list here. Now get on it!
Yahoo! Style Guide Using Drupal
Yahoo! is at it again. They recently launched another site in Drupal, this time it is their new Yahoo! Style Guide site:
I’ll have to say that we have a few of these style guides on our bookshelf and they are very handy.
Digg Using Drupal
Who doesn’t have a Digg button on their blog? We do (you should Digg this article...)! Why, because we love you! Why else should you Digg this article? Because they are now using Drupal for their corporate micro-site and blog: http://about.digg.com.
Can you Digg it?
Twitter’s Tweet Button is Launched
This may not be earth-shattering news to you, but it has its own special place in my heart. Twitter is finally launching its official Tweet Button for sharing articles and counting how many times the URL is shared. Here’s how it works:
Step 1: Customize Your Button.
Step 2: Recommend People to Follow.
Step 3: Preview Your Button, Get Your Code.
If you want to add this button to your site, Go to Twitter’s Tweet Button page here.
Google Getting Sued by Oracle over Android
Last year, Oracle bought Sun Microsystems and Java. In a statement today, Oracle stated that Google “knowingly, directly, and repeatedly infringed Oracle’s Java-related intellectual property.”
The statement goes on to claim that the Android used Java-based framework that infringes on Oracle’s patents. In addition to these patent violations, Oracle is also claiming copyright infringement of Java’s code. If you would like to review the documents filed, check them out here.
If you want to get your nerd feathers ruffled, check out this new Android coming out soon:
You can get more information on the R2-D2 Android phone here.
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