Development Blog: Drupal 8

Drupal vs. WordPress vs. Squarespace

Comparing popular Content Management Systems: Drupal, WordPress, and Squarespace

A client asked recently how these Content Management Systems compared: Drupal, WordPress (the self-hosted version), and Squarespace. A thorough answer merits a comparison chart with full details. Squarespace details are based on their website info, since I haven't used that CMS recently. Comments welcome!

Register a User with Drupal 8 REST API

User registration using Drupal 8's REST API has been in flux but appears to be stabilized (for now).

There are many blog posts on using Drupal 8's REST API. Getting a user registered using REST, however, seems to be in flux. This post will get you set up for using the REST API, and in particular, will outline the steps to get a new user registered on a Drupal 8.3.x site.

First, enable the 4 core Web Services modules: HAL,  HTTP Basic Authentication, RESTful Web Services (REST), and Serialization.