Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 End of Life (EOL)

by Elliot Christenson on June 2, 2021 - 8:41pm

What Does Drupal “End of Life” (EOL) Even Mean?

In the Drupal world, when a version reaches EOL status, the community comes to a consensus to not issue new free updates or offer free support for that version. The intention is to allow community resources to get focused on new versions. This means new features aren't added, modern standards don't get implemented, and bugs don't get fixed for the older versions. Drupal 6 is currently in this EOL status. Thousands of these D6 sites require Long Term Support from a vendor like myDropWizard or extreme vigilance by their owners.

Drupal 6: Are You Out of Time?

by Elliot Christenson on December 6, 2016 - 6:35pm

Do you still operate a Drupal 6 website? Are you getting questions from your management team, technical teams or even board of directors on pending upgrades? Are they afraid of the Drupal 6 "End of Life"? What should you do? What should you tell them? Read more to hear some brief thoughts on the big decision!

Drupal 6 Is Dead. Long Live Drupal 6!

by Elliot Christenson on June 27, 2016 - 4:08pm

Is Drupal 6 Finally Dead Yet?

The Drupal Community is doing all that we can to move beyond Drupal 6.

We're working hard. We're improving Drupal 8. We're keeping Drupal 7 secure.

You may have heard about the DRUPAL 6 FUNERAL at DrupalCon New Orleans. It's true! There certainly was a fun funeral for Drupal 6 - we even put together a montage of some of the highlights. Of course, we at myDropWizard joked that perhaps we should have dressed as "the ghost of Drupal 6".

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