For businesses like this online media brand, the website is truly the cornerstone of success. Even two versions behind, Drupal worked smoothly as a publishing platform for this online media company, with an advanced administrative interface. However, custom features and integrations were keeping them gridlocked to this outdated version, posing a number of potential security vulnerabilities. When it came time for an upgrade, only the right partner could be trusted to support the evolution of the online media company’s sophisticated system with a migration to Drupal 8.
With Mediacurrent as a partner, the client team became empowered to harness the power of Drupal 8 on a maintainable codebase. This partnership has achieved major strides in evolving Drupal with a fully decoupled editorial user experience and many of these advancements were contributed back to the open source community.
- 6: Total number of modules contributed to via patches or maintainership focusing on improving Drupal's UX/UI for admins
- Deprecated internal middleware by leveraging Drupal’s core REST API for sending content to a custom Solr index.
- Minimize clicks to publish editorial content
- Improved performance and page load times