DrupalCon Baltimore was my 14th DrupalCon and it was a very interesting and eye-opening experience. The Drupal community is maturing just as Drupal as a content management system is maturing. I saw a lot of the same people that I’ve seen for years and I met a lot of new people, too. Though I haven’t seen the actual numbers, I felt like it was a bit smaller than last year. (edit: It wasn't. Drupalcon grew by 5%. Hat tip to...
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Drupal is phenomenal for SEO. When you use Drupal 8 for your content management system, you have a powerful tool to rock search engine optimization. I’ve worked in Drupal for 12 years and I’ve experienced firsthand how quickly search engines respond to a well-optimized Drupal website. I’ve seen customers triple their traffic in weeks after upgrading from another platform. I’ve seen competitive advantages from site-wide optimizations like RDF or AMP that put my clients on the cutting edge of SEO because they use Drupal. The benefits are a faster website, higher rankings and more traffic....
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That’s what I heard from a marketing director at the Unbounce conference I attended earlier this summer. I put Drupal on my nametag and posted a few Drupal-related times to the conference app and that started quite a few conversations.
This poor woman was fed up with her Drupal website and was ready to make some changes. She finds it hard to create new content and it’s getting costly to update and maintain her site. And forget about trying to find a Drupal developer who didn’t charge outrageous rates to get something basic done.
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Drupal 8 : with the new core enhancements, marketers can execute more effective marketing campaigns by delivering personalized content segmented by audience, language, and device type. You can develop relevant content that improves SEO, drives users to your website, creates leads, and results in more sales.
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Grant Kruger wrote on mmt.org that his website would skip upgrading to Drupal 7, and would instead jump straight from Drupal 6 to Drupal 8. While it might work for some companies, it's not something we'd recommend for most organizations. Here's why.
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A group of developers backing the Drupal 8 Mobile Initiative aim to improve the front-end and usability of mobile Drupal sites. A boon for marketers, this will mean better mobile experiences for visitors, content creation and editing on-the-go, and more.
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This is not the first time that a fork has occurred in Drupal, but it is certainly creating the most amount of buzz in the Drupal community that I have heard over the last six and a half years.