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How to upgrade from Drupal 8 to 9 with composer [blog post + screen cast]
This blogposts gives you a summary on how to upgrade to drupal 9 and fix all composer issues.
How to programmatically update an entity reference field in drupal 8
Drupal 8 is becoming more and more API-first based. This means a lot of imports and exports of data will be done. A thing you might face here, is that the updating of entity reference fields is a bit tricky. Here I'll show you how it is done.
Create paragraphs and attach to node programmatically in drupal 8
Paragraphs give great power to drupal 8. This code will show you how you can add them programmatically, for example when importing stuff.
Disable block caching in drupal 8
When creating custom blocks, sometimes you need to make sure the block is never cached f.e. when including dynamic links.
Render a view with contextual filters programmatically in Drupal 9
A snippet of how to render a view inside a controller.
How to use HTML markup in hook_mail in drupal 9
I found a problem while sending confirmation e-mails. My HTML was escaped in translation strings. This fixed it.
Solving the "An invalid form control with name ... is not focusable." error in drupal
How to check if a node entity is a newly save one
When working with entity forms I discovered this interesting piece detecting whether an entity is a newly saved one.
Directly get title of a referenced entity in Drupal 8 or 9
Entity references are common practice in drupal. With this snippet you can directly get the title of a referenced entity.
How to set default value of a drupal node form or entity form
Lately I had to prefill values on an entity form. Somewhat it did not work directly. Here is a working snippet.
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