Content Modeling

Harness the power of your web content using leading search technology platforms such as Elasticsearch, Solr, Cludo, and Drupal core search engines. Read more about Search Technology Consulting

Stanford Cantor Arts Center underwent a substantial redesign and needed a development partner to implement the site in Drupal 8. Hook 42 created a solid content strategy and toolkit for the small, non-technical content contributor team to artistically showcase their collections, exhibitions, and events.

Stanford Cantor Arts Website Screenshot - Building Interior

We know your content is complex, but managing it shouldn't have to be! Regardless of your project's size, we put your pages, posts, and data under a microscope to better understand what makes your content tick. Then, we develop a unique information architecture so creating, editing, and distributing your content is a breeze. Read more about Content Strategy and Architecture

Field Notes: UI Patterns Module

UI Patterns Module illustration from project page

When it comes to Atomic Design systems in Drupal 8, there’s hardly a shortage of solutions to choose from. Pattern Lab and KSS Node are certainly among the most popular and the recently released Mannequin looks incredibly exciting. However, in all these aforementioned solutions, exposing that component data to Drupal has never been particularly straightforward.

Here at Hook 42, we’ve just finished developing a brand-new Drupal 8 site for a client that utilizes UI Patterns, Paragraphs, and Display Suite to allow content users to construct complex but consistent user interfaces. What follows is our “field notes” from implementing UI Patterns in a production site. Read more about Field Notes: UI Patterns Module

Hook 42 goes to Washington!

Drupal GovCon Logo 2017

Hook 42 is expanding our enterprise Drupal services to the public sector. It’s only logical that our next trek is to Drupal GovCon!

We are bringing some of our colorful San Francisco Bay Area love to DC. We will be sharing our knowledge about planning and managing migrations, as well as core site building layout technologies. The most exciting part of the conference will be meeting up with our east coast Drupal community and government friends in person. Read more about Hook 42 goes to Washington!

Keep Drupal Entity References in Sync with the CER Module

Migration and Updates Diagram doodle

Corresponding Entity References (CER) is a very useful module if you have two entity references that talk to each other. If you update one entity reference, CER does all the work to make sure the other entity reference reflects that update. It makes it easy to quickly associate entity references without having to edit two entities. Read more about Keep Drupal Entity References in Sync with the CER Module