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Express checkout to increase conversion

In this post, you will learn how to enable express checkout to increase conversions on your site. It's a fairly simple procedure that allows the shopper to proceed directly to the checkout without visiting the Cart. This saves time and ensures that you are able to win the shopper's business quicker.

How to theme Drupal 8 views by overriding default templates

In this post, you will learn how to theme Drupal 8 views by overriding default views templates and use our own markup to build an accordion (based on bootstrap 3 accordion). We will begin by identifying a custom theme for our newly installed Drupal 8 site and add bootstrap 3 css and javascript files.

This is all we need to create a new theme.

Reducing Drupal's page load times using Fastly CDN

If you have ever optimized a Drupal site, you must have heard that you should serve static assets using a Content Delivery Network (CDN). In this post, we'll go over how CDNs help in reducing page load times. We'll cover one CDN, Fastly, in detail. The reason being that in addition to caching static assets, it caches dynamic HTML content as well and since it's built on top of Varnish, it integrates with Drupal seamlessly. This post will cover the following topics:

Adding a Shopping Cart

In this article #5 of Drupal Commerce tutorial series, you will learn how to add and configure a shopping cart to your Drupal Commerce store.

Is Drupal Dying?

Two weeks back, I was over at eBay when one of the product managers we work with interjected "I will be really sad if 3 years from now, you are still stuck in Drupal."

Adding fields and metadata to product

This is tutorial #3 in the Drupal Commerce tutorial series. In this post, you will learn how to add fields and other metadata to the Drupal Commerce Product. In this specific example, we'll add description and image fields. This information will be exposed on the product display page so that it appears next to Add to card button. We will also enable user reviews and ratings.

Traits

We'll start from where we left off in the previous article on [PHP Interfaces](/blog/drupal-8/interface). If you haven't read it, please go and read it now, or get the free eBook on object-oriented programming from the right sidebar (below the content if you are viewing in mobile). In previous article on PHP Interfaces, we made `HondaAccord` class implement the `ContainerInterface` because it has a trunk. As a result, we could use `HondaAccord` class wherever `ContainerInterface` is used. But the code looks ugly!

Interface

If you are new to object-oriented programming, you might be confused about what an Interface is and how to use it. Read this post to clear that confusion.

Interfaces solve two problems:

 
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