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Future-proof your Drupal 7 site

Last updated on
1 November 2016

Drupal 8 is coming! But what decisions can you make now on your current or new Drupal 7 sites to make transitioning to Drupal 8 easier?

This page is based on David Reid's presentation DrupalCon Austin 2014: FUTURE-PROOF YOUR DRUPAL 7 SITE. Dave covers new features available in Drupal 8, and how you can use those new features now in Drupal 7. Dave Reid also did a similar presentation at DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014.

Module Start time
Mobile Friendly Navigation Toolbar 4:46
Quick Edit 5:43
CKEditor 6:43
Responsive Bartik 8:10
HTML5 Tools 8:59
Views 10:22
Administration Views 10:59
Views Bulk Operations 11:46
Views Responsive Grid 12:38
Responsive Tables 13:43
Breakpoints 15:04
Picture 15:47
Tours 16:41
Instant filter 18:38
Simplified Menu Administration 20:08
Escape Admin 21:00
Caption Filter 22:09
Custom blocks (Bean) 23:21
MultiBlock 24:10
Entity reference 25:03
Telephone 25:29
Email 26:54
URL 27:36
Datetime (Date) 29:01