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Talking Drupal #434 - Talking Drupal

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Release Date: 01/22/2024

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Today we are talking about te show itself. We’ll also cover Autosave Form as our module of the week.

For show notes visit:
www.talkingDrupal.com/434

Topics

  • Update on the show
    • Guest hosts
    • MOTW Correspondent
    • Newsletter
  • Sponsorship
  • Open Collective
  • Content
  • New content in 2024
  • Expanding team

Resources

Hosts

Nic Laflin - nLighteneddevelopment.com nicxvan
John Picozzi - epam.com johnpicozzi
Stephen Cross - stephencross.com stephencross

MOTW

Correspondent

Martin Anderson-Clutz - mandclu

  • Brief description:
    • Have you ever wanted an autosave feature on your Drupal site’s forms, so content creators won’t lose their work if they accidentally close the window or lose power? There’s a module for that.
  • Module name/project name:
  • Brief history
    • How old: created in Nov 2016 by Hristo Chonov of 1x Internet, who is also one of the organizers of Drupal Dev Days 2024 in Burgas
    • Versions available: 8.x-1.4 which works with Drupal 9 and 10
  • Maintainership
    • Actively maintained, most recent comment less than 3 months ago
    • Test coverage
    • 38 open issues, 20 of which are bugs
  • Usage stats:
    • 6,414 sites
  • Module features and usage
    • Works by automatically saving the content of the current form every 60 seconds, though the time period is configurable
    • When a user opens a form, if an autosaved state exists for that form a dialog will be shown asking if they want to resume editing or discard any autosaved states
    • Once a form is submitted, any saved states will be automatically deleted
    • Notionally it should work with both content entity forms and config forms, but the majority of development and testing has been with entity forms in mind
    • The project page also mentions an issue with nested entity reference inline forms, and has links to relevant Drupal core issues
    • Worth noting that this module uses AJAX to save the states to the Drupal database, separate from entity revisions
    • If you want a solution that save form states into the browser’s localStorage instead, you can check out the Save Form State module, using the jQuery Sisyphus plugin