Lynette Miles

The last two years have been eventful for most of us, and the Drupal community is no exception to that. From the shift to online DrupalCons and their return to in person this year, to new releases of Drupal and the revisiting of old ones, it’s been a momentous time. Drupal 7 was originally scheduled to reach end of life (community support) in November of 2021.

Lynette Miles

Drupal 6 reached its end of life Feb 24, 2016. With that end of support, a number of vendors stepped up to take part in the Long Term Support program (LTS). Tag1 Consulting was one of the vendors that have continued to provide support for D6 websites since that time.

Lynette Miles

Everyone’s new once, no matter what it is you’re doing - the first steps you take, the first time you cook your own breakfast, the first time you head off to school on your own, the first time you make a contribution to a project. There’s a first contribution for everyone, and hopefully it’s a good enough experience that you continue contributing, or you take that experience to contribute to multiple projects.

Lynette Miles

Drupal 7 End of Life (EOL) was originally planned for Nov. 2020, about ten years after the initial release of the platform. Given the large user base, this was subsequently extended to Nov. 2021. Then, to provide relief and support for everyone impacted by the pandemic Drupal 7 End of Life was extended another year, to Nov. 2022. The pandemic continues to have a major impact on our lives and our businesses and there continues...

Lynette Miles

As Drupal adoption significantly increased in the mid-2000s, a number of agencies formed to professionally support client needs around the creation of Drupal websites. One of these agencies was Zivtech, co-founded by Jody Hamilton and AlexUA. Before Zivtech, Jody was a freelance developer in the early days of Drupal. As a company founder, she helped grow Zivtech into the dominant Drupal development company in the Philadelphia area. As part of...

Lynette Miles

The past year has continued to present significant challenges to everyone, across all sorts of industries and activities - professional, and personal. As people, companies, communities, and governments continue to strive to meet the challenges posed by this exceptionally difficult year, we continue to work together to complete common goals. Here at Tag1, we keep working to face the issues our customers, and the world have to take on. We’ve covered a lot of topics...

Lynette Miles

Developers aren’t the only people involved in making Drupal great. It takes the input of designers, writers, and end users to help make the best software for the most people. In this Tag1 Team Talk celebrating 20 years of Drupal, we have one of those designers: Dawn Aly. Dawn has been an open source proponent through her career, from her first use of Drupal, to VP of digital strategy at Mediacurrent, and on to product...

Lynette Miles

In this episode of our Tag1 Team Talks on 20 Years of Drupal, we’re fortunate to have Michael Anello, aka ultimike. Michael is the co-founder of DrupalEasy - the Drupal training and development shop based out of central Florida. He’s also one of the drivers behind the DrupalEasy podcast, one of the longest running and most prolific podcasts in the Drupal community.

Lynette Miles

Drupal 7’s end of life is just around the corner. November 2022 seems like it’s a long way off, but when you’re upgrading enterprise software, it’s closer than you think. As Drupal 7’s long life comes to the end of official community support, businesses are faced with the question of what to do next - upgrade, migrate, or maintain their existing sites. Each of these options comes with its own expenses and considerations. In this...

Lynette Miles

Michael Schmid is another long term Drupal community member and major contributor to multiple factors of the community. As a Drupal core contributor and Group CTO of Amazee Labs, Michael is no stranger to all of the things that have made Drupal successful in its 20 years.