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Talking Drupal Newsletter #414
#414 - Future of Web Content
aToday we are talking about The Future of Content Management, What we see for Drupal in the future, and How AI might factor in with guest John Doyle. We’ll also cover Access Policy as our module of the week.
Content Management can mean many things, what is our definition
What factors contribute to the changes moving to a more centralized model
How do organizations manage content for different channels
Where do design systems collide with content management
Why is Drupal a good fit
How does headless fit in
Maintaining content architecture long term
Drupal adaptations over the next 5 years
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Module of the Week
Access policy is an incredibly powerful module that allows you to use fields and other attributes to control access to entities. No code required.
With Access Policy you can do things like:
Restrict content to members in a particular group, section or department.
Only allow authors to edit content from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
Restrict content by priority or security level such as secret, confidential, public etc.
Make content private while granting view access to specific users (see screen shot).
Grant access to content by assigning it to individual users.
Soft-delete content with an “Add to trash” checkbox.
Grant access to users with a specific domain name in their email address.
Create gated content with a custom access denied message.
Allow authors to edit all unpublished content except for archived content.
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#419 Jen’s Show. Recording October 3.
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Leveraging AI in Drupal websites
Generative text AI like ChatGPT can boost productivity. Explore ways that you can use AI in creating content for Drupal sites.
One of the many benefits of using a popular, open source project like Drupal, the popular web content management system, is the pace of innovation. Drupal already has a growing number of free modules that can enhance your website with AI in a variety of ways. The potential enhancements include content generation as well as using AI to augment your content with generated metadata.
Drupal can also integrate AI-based vector search, for faster, more accurate results, as well as the ability to query for more complex data relationships than simple keyword matches. Currently most of Drupal's search-based AI integrations are built for the Pinecone vector database.
While the most popular Drupal modules integrate with OpenAI's ChatGPT, support for …. continue reading at Technically We Write.
Minifigure of the Week
by Nic Laflin
This week I would like to share 71037-10: Rococo Aristocrat! This is the 10th minifigure in Series 24 of collectible minifigures. Released in 2023 this figure reminds me of the show Bridgerton and I love the little Chihuahua!
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