If you are hacking the contributed modules, then you are doing it wrong.Here are the strategies that you can take to maintain the patches in the project.It depends on the structure of the project.
In my last blog post, I outlined the best practices to manage the configuration management for the site. If you have read the previous post and wanted to follow the same on your site, this post will show you how to do Switching from file system configuration management to features on existing drupal site easily.
There's not any hard and fast way to change the configuration management for an existing Drupal site. Here are the steps in brief involved in to do the following:
In one of my recent client project, we had the requirement to move to lightning profile from custom installation profile, so that they would be able to use the lightning features OOTB. During the POC we found different approaches of using/consuming the lightning features, but we planned to use the lightning extend approach.
In Drupal7, there was pretty easy way to do was to update the install_profile variable
Security of the Drupal website is a important stuff for the site owners, site developers.This blog post has my presentation at the Drupal Camp Mumbai that intended for Drupalers who want to avoid security loop holes while writing code or architecting solutions.
As recently I became the webmaster on the drupal.org and few people started asking me about how to become a webmaster and where to start. So I write a blog post so that others can benefit.
In simple words: "Start Contributing". Webmaster privileges aren't granted lightly for obvious reasons. A solid history of consistent contributions on drupal.org is a must to get consideration for an elevated role.
How to start contributing & where you can contribute :
Was looking out some good English Speaking training course website for my cousin to become a fluent English speaker.