Lil Engine is a gold nugget that aspires to be a diamond. We practice open source, equal opportunity and community engagement. We are web consultants, trainers, architects and culture builders, with a hefty emphasis on Drupal.
 

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Training & Mentoring

We can cater to any Drupal training needs your organisation has. We have engineers who have trained Drupal 6, 7 and 8, in formal and one-on-one scenarios. We also provide training and mentoring support for tools and services like Composer, Behat, Acquia and Platform.sh setup - stop wondering about these tools, and make them work for you.

Learn it
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Drupal 8 Site Building

We love Drupal and site building, especially Drupal 8. We specialise in content modelling with Paragraphs, wired up to components crafted with Pattern Lab. We've done all this on Acquia, Platform.sh, govCMS and custom hosting. If you want to get your Drupal 8 site off to the best start, talk to us about our Drupal team services.

Build it
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Specialist consulting

Our lead consultant Simon Hobbs has 12 years of experience with Drupal and web strategy. He works hands-on with the government and private sector. Recent successes include 22 Drupal sites for Football Australia, and WorkSafe Vic's Drupal Content API, which supports multiple VueJS applications. 

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Gridlex - A useful Flexbox grid system

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CSS Flexbox makes it much easier to create responsive layout. Using a tool such as `Gridlex` is easier than coding your own flexbox grid from scratch.

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@font-face and Font File Types

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Font-family is limited to the fonts that are already loaded on a user's computer and depending on the system being used. With `@font-face` rule, it allows us can use custom fonts on a webpage.

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Naming tips for Drupal content modelling

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Here are my tips for naming entity types and fields in Drupal, and when to share them.