Acquia Developer Portal (2023)

Owner

Acquia

Introduction 

 

As a leading provider of digital experience platforms, Acquia provides a best-in-class resource for developers to enhance their Acquia knowledge, particularly with Drupal. Through its comprehensive collection of blogs, technical tutorials, and more, the Acquia Developer Portal has become an invaluable asset for developers worldwide.

 

Why nominated

 

Best Overall Dev Portal
The Acquia Developer Portal serves as an indispensable hub, offering a wealth of resources aimed at empowering developers and engineers to expand their expertise. The platform hosts an extensive range of blogs covering topics like the latest updates, best practices, and innovative solutions within the Acquia ecosystem and the Drupal community. Technical tutorials provide comprehensive guides, equipping developers with the knowledge and skills required to leverage Acquia solutions and Drupal effectively. The step-by-step instructions, coupled with practical examples and code snippets, empower developers to learn and implement new concepts with ease. Both blogs and tutorials serve as a valuable source of insights and inspiration for developers, enabling them to stay at the forefront of industry trends.

 

Best Community Spotlight & Support
The Acquia Developer Portal portal offers a thriving community where developers can share knowledge and learn from their peers. With over 200 community members, our primary objective is to create a space that fosters opinionated developer expression and encourages collaboration. We feature contributions from the Drupal community and esteemed partners such as Velir, Boutenous, and Hounder & Co. Contributors leverage the portal to showcase fascinating integrations, delve into the latest modules, and offer valuable insights from seasoned Drupal experts. This diversity of content provides developers with a rich learning experience and exposes them to a wide range of innovative ideas and solutions.

 

Best Findability of Products in a Dev Portal
Our website features an intuitive navigation menu that offers clear content that developers are looking for, including Products, Blog, Tutorials, Resources, Community, and Product Documentation. We have implemented a powerful search function within our hub, enabling users to search for specific content, navigate through the site, and locate API documentation effortlessly with full details, including request and response examples.
In addition to our user-centric navigation and search capabilities, we prioritize our SEO strategy to enhance our overall findability. Recognizing that developers often rely on search engines to find answers, we put a considerable amount of effort into optimizing every page's metadata, headings, and intros.
By combining a user-friendly interface, effective search functionality, and a robust SEO strategy, we strive to provide an exceptional user experience. The Acquia Developer Portal empowers developers to quickly locate resources and find the answers they seek.

 

Best Visual Design
The visual design of the Acquia Developer Portal, built on Drupal, is a testament to the seamless integration of cutting-edge design principles and the robust capabilities of the Drupal content management system and Acquia Site Studio. From the moment users land on the portal, they are greeted by a visually stunning interface that effortlessly blends modern design elements with intuitive navigation, made possible by Acquia low code site building solution. Acquia Site Studio provides developers with the ability to build reusable components to enable business users to assemble pages and create content without code. The Acquia Developer Portal exhibit’s a remarkable harmony of colors, typography, and visuals. The meticulous selection of colors establishes a cohesive and pleasing visual palette, while the typography choices enhance readability and guide users through the content with ease. By combining Drupal's robust capabilities with an impeccable sense of design, the Acquia Developer Portal creates an immersive and visually stunning experience for its readers.

 

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Best Findability of Products in a DevPortal

Developer experience

Developer portals with easy to discover tools or structures that allow for finding APIs.