The Turbojet Blog


The Turbojet Blog


Drupal 7 site owners: you're running out of time!

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Drupal 7 end-of-life is coming up later this year, November 28, 2022, and time is running out for you to plan your move. You will need to make a decision soon so you have enough time to plan and execute it. Below are options for you to consider: migrate to Drupal 9, upgrade to Backdrop CMS, rebuild on a different platform, or pay for Drupal 7 extended support.

Drupal, Alexa, and Cheap Canned Beer

On November 4, 2017, I gave a presentation entitled Drupal, Alexa, and Cheap Canned Beer at Drupalcamp Atlanta. Videos are now available, and mine is embedded in this article.
Occasionally, I get asked a question similar to the following.  I am building a new website. Should I use an online website builder such as Squarespace, Wix, or Weebly, or should I build my own site using a content management system like WordPress or Drupal? The answer is not cut and dried, and it boils down to a trade-off between budget and flexibility.

Preparing Your Site for Voice Search

Voice search is growing in popularity. So how do you make sure your website is optimized for voice search? According to the links in this article, well-structured markup and well-written content are still key, along with optimizing your content with your audience's questions in mind.

Could hackers get into your website through YOU?

If you administer a CMS or other website, and if you don’t pay attention to your personal security practices, you could inadvertently open the door to allow a hacker into your site.

Whether you use a CMS such as Drupal or WordPress, or your site is on Squarespace, Weebly, or Wix, if you are personally hacked, somebody could also get into your website.

Keeping your CMS Secure: The Basics

Imagine getting a call from a friend: “Google says your site may may harm my computer!” As an administrator of a content management system, whether you use Drupal, WordPress, or another CMS, keeping your website secure requires vigilance and a little common sense. If you start by following these simple practices, you will be well on your way to better security.

Help! I inherited a Drupal site!

Are you responsible for a Drupal site that somebody else built? My October 2016 presentation at DrupalCamp Atlanta will help you understand your site.