Confused When to Migrate to Drupal 8? 6 Factors to Consider for Your Next Upgrade

Confused When to Migrate to Drupal 8? 6 Factors to Consider for Your Next Upgrade

The time has come. The next version of Drupal--Drupal 8--is now here. And it offers some impressive upgrades, including better integration with outside services, improved user experience for administrators, mobile-first design, and enhanced language localization and accessibility features. 

Even so, deciding to make the leap from a previous version of Drupal into the latest and greatest can be a bit scary and daunting. The Drupal 8 landscape is still changing, but there are some things you need to consider carefully when deciding if or when to upgrade to the new version. 

Here’s some food for thought.

Optimize for People, Not for Numbers

Optimize for People, Not for Numbers

Three days ago, I was flipping through my Twitter news feed, reading a few articles of interest.

I happened upon one that seemed fairly innocuous. It was an interview with a prominent marketing head, offering some wisdom on his past success. I clicked to read it.

Things were going well as I scrolled through and nodded along—nothing groundbreaking being revealed, but it was entertaining and thought provoking nonetheless.

Then something happened.