Along with our CTO, Kristen Pol, we have a new Accessibility Lead and Senior Front-end Developer, Carie Fisher, who will be in Vienna. We are excited to have her onboard! Carie is one of the community leaders who received a well-deserved scholarship to attend DrupalCon Vienna. Read more about Hook 42 DrupalCon Vienna Sessions
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!
Charm City here we come! Hook 42 is on their way to DrupalCon Baltimore!
DrupalCon Baltimore will be here before we know it, and the Hook 42 team is thrilled to be presenting four sessions this year! Aimee, Kristen Pol, and Kristin Bradham (K2) are ready to share their knowledge on Drupal 8 theming and view modes, worst practices, and migrations (alongside our friend Ryan Weal).
Along with our sessions, we are helping organize and host a couple of other events! We are excited to be helping plan this year’s Business Summit, as well as continuing our sponsorship of Women in Drupal!
Blocks in Drupal 7 are pretty useful but, in practice, larger sites often have requirements that core blocks can't support like placing the same block in different regions for different content types. I’m happy to see core blocks have been improved in Drupal 8 to be much more practical and powerful. Read more about Block improvements in Drupal 8
At first blush, SEO and accessibility seem like different problems. However, a deeper look shows that the problem spaces overlap, as do some of the current best practice techniques for dealing with each, and they may come to share more of these in the future. Read more about Two Great Tastes That Taste Great Together! Accessibility & SEO
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
Building a multilingual site in Drupal 7 requires a lot of patience and a lot of special-purpose modules. Checkout my Multilingual Module Madness presentation from DrupalCon Portland if you want to learn more! ;) Read more about Handling Internal Links in Multilingual Drupal 7 Sites