WordPress to Drupal

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WordPress to Drupal

  1. 1. Drupal / WordpressWednesday, September 28, 2011
  2. 2. This session ‣ My angle: ‣ why Drupal? ‣ Main concepts ‣ Case Studie ‣ First steps ‣ Final thoughts ‣ Your angle ‣ Q&AWednesday, September 28, 2011
  3. 3. Assuming ‣ if(in_array(wordpress_ninja,$me)){ $me[programmer] = false; } ‣ So i can only speak for designersWednesday, September 28, 2011
  4. 4. Why Drupal? ‣ The name ‣ Kika ‣ Community Tools ‣ Platform for community sites ‣ municipality - citizen - local businessesWednesday, September 28, 2011
  5. 5. Main concepts vs WP ‣ node based ‣ u can put comments into images example ‣ thats why drupal is used a lot within media sitesWednesday, September 28, 2011
  6. 6. Main concepts vs WP ‣ views vs sql ‣ no more writing SQL.Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  7. 7. Main concepts vs WP ‣ design is separate from functionality ‣ UI can be totally different inside one site. ‣ You can create children sites ‣ You can test new design on live site, because users can see different themesWednesday, September 28, 2011
  8. 8. Main concepts vs WP ‣ Time ‣ 1st time doing something usually takes more time and effort. ‣ Fixing the errors / 2nd revision goes faster / other people can help. ‣Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  9. 9. Main concepts vs WP ‣ Backend? ‣ There is (no) backend in Drupal - everything happens in the frontend ‣ Thats one feature i missed in wpWednesday, September 28, 2011
  10. 10. Main concepts vs WP ‣ Caching ‣ Turn it off when You are developing ‣ (just saved You 10 minutes) ‣ Different way how js and css are treatedWednesday, September 28, 2011
  11. 11. Main concepts vs WP ‣ ModularWednesday, September 28, 2011
  12. 12. Case study ‣ www.uusmaailm.eeWednesday, September 28, 2011
  13. 13. First steps ‣ Start with something simple / no time- pressure. ‣ http://mustardseedmedia.com/ ‣ If You spend too much time programming, it might be possible that this problem has been solved by somebody else.Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  14. 14. Final thoughts ‣ Specialize - themer vs programmer ‣ if You spend too much time coding, You are probably rewriting Drupal. ‣ Waterfall vs Agile (long term projects) ‣ Teamwork vs one-guy-alone ‣ Drupal > Corporate. Wordpress > complex. Joomla > Drupal. ‣Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  15. 15. Your angle / Q & AWednesday, September 28, 2011
  16. 16. Thank U ‣ Contact me: Martin Sookael +372 52 99 11 3 martin@martin.ee ‣ prototype: www.uusmaailm.eeWednesday, September 28, 2011

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