By default drupal will take 600 characters to show your description. But you need to know that this setting is used to show in the metatags as well.
In this video I discuss block caching in drupal 8 & 9. It is quite radically different from drupal 7. I discuss cache tags, cache context and cache max-age.
A few months ago I released a module that provides an out-of-the-box solution for lazy loading of images in drupal 8.
What if you have to link to a specific url in in twig, but you only have the nid? Moreover, it is good practice to use the id and not a hardcored url. Here's what you should use:
String translations are always a bit a pain in the ass for drupal. Luckily, in drupal 8 the function is rather easy.
Snippet on how to remove all users with a certain role in drupal.
I play a lot with importing and exporting content lately. When I remove content, the created menu items need to be removed automatically. Here's a snippet on how to delete all links in a menu.
Goodbye preprocess functions! Welcome to drupal 8. We use a nice plug-in to get control over our menu item and to show html inside the title. In this case we show a counter of the amount of messages a user has.
Some parts of custom entities seem different from nodes, but mostly they aren't. Small snippet for showing a created date of a custom entity in a controller