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Kevin Hankens

Sr. Engineer
Acquia, Inc.

Kevin joined Acquia in 2008 working in Professional Services helping customers learn and migrate to Drupal. He is now part of the team supporting the Drupal Gardens infrastructure. Prior to joining Acquia, Kevin worked with Velo Magazine building and maintaining a Drupal site getting in excess of 1.5MM page views and 180k unique visitors daily. He now lives in Salem, Mass with his wife Melissa and little boy Benjamin.

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Posted on Dienstag, 14. Juli 2009, 19:46 Uhr EDT
It seems fairly often that I put links into Drupal help text. It's a great way to show some extended descriptions or direct people to administrative options. The only annoying thing is that it really disrupts the UX. If you are entering a new node, Mehr...
Posted on Dienstag, 24. März 2009, 13:36 Uhr EDT
I just had a requirement to add some text to the body of Drupal's outgoing emails. Turns out it's not too tough using hook_mail_alter(). I started out by using var_export() and drupal_set_message() to find out more information about the array that Mehr...
Posted on Dienstag, 6. Januar 2009, 09:11 Uhr EST
Training is a huge consideration when moving to a new software platform. You have to ask yourself, how steep is the learning curve? How many people do you have to train? How many of those people are going to drag their feet? It has been my Mehr...
Posted on Dienstag, 30. December 2008, 12:37 Uhr EST
OK, you've got a few sites. Maybe you are a company with a handful of product sites, or maybe you are a university with hundreds of department sites. When working with more than one site you will inevitably run into problems with maintenance, Mehr...
Posted on Montag, 15. December 2008, 11:50 Uhr EST
If you didn't get a chance to attend DIWD (Do it with Drupal) - apparently pronounced "Dude" - you definitely missed out. Bryan, Linea, Chuck, Robert, Gábor and I all boarded planes on Tuesday to head down to New Orleans for the three-day event. Mehr...
Posted on Donnerstag, 20. November 2008, 12:19 Uhr EST
For the second part of my migration blog, I want to touch on the importance of maintaining URLs from your old site and demonstrate some examples of how to capture them in Drupal. Search engine traffic and other referrals are invaluable when it comes Mehr...
Posted on Dienstag, 11. November 2008, 21:02 Uhr EST
Update: Acquia has released a great migration whitepaper to help you get ready to move to Drupal. My position with Acquia will find me helping out with a lot of migrations and upgrades. I'm going to embark on a multiple-part blog to discuss some of Mehr...
Posted on Donnerstag, 6. November 2008, 14:50 Uhr EST
I'm still a little surprised to tell people that I work for Acquia. My fascination with Drupal started in late 2007 and quickly turned into an addiction. While building my first large project, I spent countless hours on drupal.org meeting cool Mehr...