Drupal: what can you do on the IndieWeb? was a session at IndieWebCamp Berlin 2019.
Notes archived from: https://etherpad.indieweb.org/drupal-berlin-2019
IndieWebCamp Berlin 2019
Session: Drupal: what can you do on the IndieWeb?
When: 2019-05-04 14:30
- Charlie Owen
- Mark - please add yr surname
- Chris Adams
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in the same way that wordpress was a blogging tool, and django was a framework
Drupal started as a more general CMS. It had content types, between the two
WP biased towards individuals
Drupal much more common in larger orgs
Infamous for it's learning curve
Drupal - historically been easy to start with, until you're invested before you realise how much you're in
One module by a this guy Chris Dehaer - https://twitter.com/swentel
The drupal modules rely on quite a lot of developer expertise - the indieweb module by Kristof
it's a collection of smaller modules
Build in webmention coverage (webmentions are bit like) - push AND pull
endpoint to receive pings at /webmention
also pushes to the appropriate service for you, like twitter, fediverse, etc.
Is represented internally in the drupal db, rather than
You can set it up so webmentions, from other sites get automatically converted into content, and you get to
Things to love
- Lots of flexibility, authoring experience allows for a decent amount of embedding semantics in.
Thing to not love
- Theming in drupal is still not much fun