Create Your Site in 5 Minutes: Custom Tools To Help Build Your Sites Quickly

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May 11, 2019

Backend configuration is one of the most time-consuming aspects of building a site with Drupal. Too often we figure out the optimal structure for content after some trial-and-error, and it can be difficult to go back and reconfigure content types and fields in time to meet deadlines.

We’ll cover some lessons learned on some of our larger CMS builds and show how we started developing our own tools and methods to speed up our initial site builds. Some of those tools include:

Using spreadsheet imports to bootstrap taxonomy/content type/paragraph/field configuration
Starter configuration for media, paragraph bundles
Utility modules with helpers so we don’t repeat code project to project
Speaker(s):
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About the Speaker(s):
Pete is a Senior Developer at Bluecadet specializing in Drupal and backend architecture.

https://drupaldelphia.org/session/create-your-site-5-minutes-custom-too…

Hi! I'm Karim Boudjema, the developer and site-builder of this site. I'm currently working as a freelance Drupal developer.

I was wondering how could I giving back to the Drupal community all what it gave to me during the last 10 years, that's how the idea of this site came to me ... (read more)

Hi! I’m Santiago Rico, the web designer and themer of this site.

When Karim proposed me to design and theme this site for the Drupal community, I accepted immediately because the community is the main reason why I love Drupal so much.