One Safe Method for Updating a Drupal Site

  • Posted on: 28 December 2012
  • By: Michael

If I've just sent you a link to this page, it's because I realized I didn't explain how I usually do Drupal updates. Apologies for that and hopefully all of this is old hat to you. For anyone else who's stumbled across this page, here's a relatively high level overview on how to safely update your Drupal site within a major release (e.g. 6.18 to 6.19).

Step 01: Make a Backup of Production

Everything you ever do with a Drupal site should start here.

Where do you start in building a Drupal website?

So you want to build a website? But where do you start?

We've found that it helps the site owner end up with a significantly better product to first take a step back and conduct a business assessment before doing any website requirements analysis.

Included below are a sample Business Assessment and a Website Design Documentation Questionnaire. Most likely these documents will take you several hours each to fill out. Several Hours. Each.

The Importance of Drupal Independent Module Rankings and Review

  • Posted on: 22 August 2011
  • By: Staff

While Drupal.org serves an important function as an Assistance Community forum, Problem Line, and global code repository, it is not the place to go for ratings and reviews of Drupal modules. Having any entity judge itself is never the right thing to do. Drupal.org focuses on its main factors, community announcements, improving expenses for the organization, offering more services, and providing the repository for all Drupal contributed code (modules).

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Hello There,

I'm Michael, the owner, and you want to know a bit about me and my firm?

My prior employers include Dell and Exxon, with prior clients including MasterCard International. In the '80 I was in the US Army, where I had a Top Secret (Special Background Investigation) security clearance.

I started Internet Design Alliance in 1996, and started working Drupal in 2005 (Drupal v 4.7).

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Internet Design Alliance is a Drupal web services firm. We support clients who know what they want to do by providing the technical help to get there.

We build, manage, and maintain customized, business and eCommerce websites so your website is as easy for you to use as making a post on a Blog. Our goal is that you make more money with your site by hosting or working with us than you would if you could do it all yourself.

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