There are two different common locking problems you will likely encounter and it is very common to assume you have a single locking problem. Since these two locking problems are actually completely unrelated, it causes a lot of confusion as people look for the solution to “the locking problem” and get stuck on the wrong fix or a combination of the two.

How are strategic initiatives chosen?

The list of strategic initiatives is maintained by Dries Buytaert, Drupal project lead. Factors leading to initiatives being listed here include:

Drupal Core Strategic Initiaitves

The following are the strategic initiatives outlined by Dries Buytaert's State of Drupal May 2016 presentation, based on community survey data from ~2,900 participants.

For more on how strategic initiatives are chosen, see How are strategic initiatives chosen?

For a full list of all high-priority efforts going on in Drupal core, see


A lightweight and modular front-end framework
for developing fast and powerful web interfaces.

UIKit is a new revolutionary framework that took the light in July of 2013 as a result of solutions of YOOTheme - popular theme provider and was tested on lots of their templates. And now it's coming to Drupal!

Commerce Order Sub-total

The sandbox module, Commerce Order Sub-total, was developed for a client's shipping calculation requirement. The idea behind the module is to provide useful sub-totaling of Orders using the Rules framework. This module exposes three different ways to retrieve a sub-total of an order:

Group for Drupal 7 (version 7.x-1.x)

The Group module for Drupal 7 is based around the Entity API. Individual groups have a "Group Type" in the module, which is an Entity. Since it's an Entity, it has fields.

It also has specific permissions and roles, which apply to any Group of this Group type.


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