Here you'll find posts about both the software and the Backdrop community.

Backdrop 1.10 released

After another 4 months of new feature development, we're pleased to announce the release of Backdrop 1.10! This version of Backdrop adds lots of exciting new functionality to Backdrop CMS, including:

Scheduled publishing

Content can now be scheduled as it's being created, and will be automatically published in the future.

There is hope for the human race after all (or "Drupal, Backdrop, and the awesomeness of Open Source")

I don’t have as much time as I’d like anymore to contribute to the open source community, but when the entire Drupal community came together to address a highly critical security issue just before Easter, I got to witness a global-scale, multicultural, coordinated reaction, that made me regain hope for the human race. It even motivated me enough to write the third blog of my entire life...

Backdrop 1.9 Released

Backdrop is pleased to announce the first of three annual releases for 2018 that includes some brand-new features and a long list of fixes!

One of the new features that stands out in the 1.9.0 release is the ability to manage individual files.  You can now replace a file, and all pages where that file is referenced will be automatically updated. 

Building with Backdrop CMS

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Yesterday I launched the latest version of, my personal blog, which I re-built from the ground up using the Backdrop CMS. This is my second Backdrop website to date; the first being my business site: A lot of work went into this seemingly simple, minimal blog website, so I thought I'd write about how I built it and how I contributed to Backdrop along the way.