If you're using composer to manage your Drupal installations you might have noticed that some of your contrib modules or themes are not shown in the list of modules on the Available updates page. The module is definitely enabled, everything works as it should, so why doesn't it appear in the available updates report?
This website is built on the ZURB Foundation base theme and Foundation 6, which means that the page template and other base templates contain Foundation 6 markup. But how do you harness the Foundation grid in your Views content?
Drupal 8 comes with two built-in contact forms: the site-wide "Website feedback" contact form, and the personal contact form through which users can send each other messages. The site-wide form is available by default as a page at example.com/contact, but what if you want to show the form in a block in a sidebar, or in the footer of every page like I have done in this site?
After dipping an occasional toe into Drupal 8 waters over the last couple of years as it moved through alpha, beta and RC versions, the launch of the first supported release of Drupal 8 in November 2015 prompted me to take the plunge and build my first D8 site. The obvious place to start was my own website, and today sees its launch. This post is the first in an occasional series in which I plan to document any useful tips and tricks I discover as I dive deeper into Drupal 8.
I worked as technical architect and lead developer on a project to build a series of multilingual websites for theme parks and zoos in a number of European countries. Working with a small team of developers and graphic designers, I designed and built a site framework that served as the basis for the different sites, making use of Features to manage the elements common to all sites.