Every time we spin up a new Backdrop CMS site we need a subtheme. Most of the time, for me, that means a subtheme of Basis. So, drush has added the backdrop-subtheme-basis command with alias sb. That means that once you spin up that fresh Backdrop CMS project you can just:
You'll be prompted for a theme name and voila you've spun up a brand new subtheme of basis for your theming pleasure.
To update your Backdrop CMS site involves 10 steps including backing up your DB, files, and code (config too). Then getting the new code, backing up your old code, moving the new code into place and testing. The full list of steps for upgrading can be found on BackdropCMS.org. Phew I broke a sweat just typing it out!
The Backdrop community is proud to announce our 100th release 1.16.0!
We've come along way and there are many enhancements from the v1.0.0 days of Backdrop. Many new features, new faces, and new initiatives. All and all we are a growing, learning, and thriving community. Have a quick glance at a fresh install of v.1.0.0 next to an install of 1.16.0.
Fork the Contrib Module Repo
Fork the repo you want to make a pull request (PR for short) against for example: backdrop-contrib/headless
Clone down your fork to your local computer; my fork is under my GitHub username serundeputy so be sure to replace YOUR_USERNAME with your GitHub username.