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Decoupled CMS - Overview, Benefits, and Challenges

In his keynote at DrupalCon Portland 2022, Dries Buytaert discussed decoupled Drupal along with many other topics. In a presentation by Bob Snodgrass for Fox Valley Computing Professionals meetup this material was presented during the May 2022 meetup.

Note: As a follow-up to the presentation and further experimentation, this content is actively being revised and is subject to change.

Image from FVCP - April 2022 WordPress, Drupal, ghost
Wondering what is new with the Drupal Project? This is part of a presentation for Fox Valley Computing Professionals (FVCP) on What's new in Content Management Systems (CMS). Which discusses the two top open source content management systems in use today, other options, and the future of such tools.
  • Discussions on #documentation
  • Drupal Recipes on
  • Enhancements to the Recipes Listing
  • Enhancements to the account creation process
  • Enhancements to the Recipe content type
  • Many User groups, BoF (birds of a feather) discussions, Drupal Camp presentations
  • Drupal Recipes Master Slide Presentation

As site builders we can provide cost effective features for our clients if we stick to documented approaches that have worked well in the past. A number of folks in our Fox Valley Drupal users group have been talking about collaborating to collect some of these approaches into more formal "recipes" that can evolve into best practices for building Drupal 8 and 9 sites. 

We aren't quite sure what kind of format this will take as yet, but here is the current list of ideas we will start investigating during our next Fox Valley Drupal Meetup on June 17th.