Backdrop for Beginners - Views (dynamic lists of your content)

The views module is a powerful tool that allows site administrators to create complicated and dynamic displays of their content without writing any code or knowledge of database queries. 

  • Create a basic view
  • Filter your data with views
  • Sort your data with views
  • Rewriting your data in views
  • What happens if there is no data in your view (no results)
  • Contextual Filters
  • Relationships
  • Views header and footer
  • View pagers

A Nonprofit Case Study - D7 Upgrade to Backdrop CMS with Paragraphs

The Friends of the Mississippi have been using Drupal for a long time and have accumulated 1000's of pieces of content (nodes). Their website is an important tool in their daily efforts to engage with the community to protect, restore and enhance the Mississippi River and its watershed in the Twin Cities (Minnesota) region. 

Backdrop Successes and Frustrations: A nonprofit's journey

How one nonprofit landed on Backdrop after several false starts (including a few with Backdrop), from specifications to launch. This session is for anyone who is still debating whether to use Drupal, Backdrop, or some other CMS, or for those new to Backdrop who want to know more about how to avoid the mistakes and frustrations we made getting to launch.

Content Author-centric UX improvements in core

Too many options available in the admin UI are causing content editors to be overwhelmed and have a less-than-ideal user experience. There are currently ways to make things better, but that involves installing multiple contrib modules and spending time/energy to tweak/configure/customize things, so this usually does not end up being done. We can and we should make it easier, so that site builders can deliver projects which provide a much better and streamlined UX for content authors.

Using ProboCI For Backdrop Developer and User Testing

ProboCI is an open source platform for the testing, debugging, and collaborating on web based projects for Backdrop CMS, Drupal, Wordpress and any PHP based project. It operates on pull requests and generates specific build environments that can be scripted and standardized to provide a uniform way to do both automated and manual testing of modules and interfaces.