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Learn the ins-and-outs of installing and managing Drupal 8 using Composer, the PHP dependency manager. Composer reads a configuration file for a project, then determines all of the underlying software that the project needs in order to work, along with what versions of those applications are compatible with all parts of the project.
Pursuing a higher level of work performance, respect among coworkers and just plain fun. I think it’s safe to say that everyone appreciates people who do awesome things, especially when it applies to the people that they work with. At Texas Creative, we’ve had an “Awesome Program” in place for years that’s designed to give our employees a platform for venting their appreciation of a coworker’s awesome work performance. It’s a way for the employee to say “thank you” to a coworker and recognize the good work that they did by documenting it for the Awesome Program.
In today’s work environment, breaks at the water cooler are a thing of the past. Most companies are using instant messaging platforms for internal communication between employees, and Texas Creative is one of those companies. We use Slack to communicate with our fellow employees throughout the workday. As a Traffic Manager, I’ve come to learn that there are both pros and cons to using this platform.
This is a beginner’s tutorial that will quickly get you up and running with media entities and a media entity browser in Drupal 8. One of the best parts of Drupal 8 is the in-core feature of media entities. This allows Drupal to manage resources that otherwise it would not be able to. It accomplishes this by creating a bridge relationship between Drupal’s CMS, media files and external sources. It’s basically an entity referencing all kinds of media files like images, videos, documents or other external sources like Tweets, embed videos, etc.
The Migrate File to Media module provides an easy way to migrate old file fields like images, files, videos, etc, into the media entities with a few drush commands. So you can have an understanding of how the migration process works, In this tutorial, we will run through a few quick step-by-step instructions on how to migrate specific image field types to image entity reference fields.