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Wed, 12/17/2014 - 02:56
Imagine somewhere deep in your site that you have a page with the alias: /how-to-build-drupal-site. Now, let’s imagine this page is not a link in your site’s menu. Your visitor remembers that they have seen this page on your site and starts typing in the address line: http://yoursite.com/how-to-make-drupal-site
Tue, 12/16/2014 - 16:38
Column Sometimes CSS feels like it stands for “Complete Sh*t Show.” Lucky for us, there’s a tool to help get our CSS under control. This tool is Sass; Simply Awesome Style Sheets. Well, actually: Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets. Sass is a preprocessor for CSS. Just like PHP & Drupal create Drupal’s Very Rich and Enhanced Markup...
Tue, 12/16/2014 - 15:43
Faceted Searching is a method that allows a user to apply multiple filters of varying dimensions to a list of items on your website. In this tutorial we'll show you how create basic search facets in Drupal using the Search API module.
Tue, 12/16/2014 - 15:34
There are so many website themes, frameworks and opinions out there ... how do you decide which is the best foundation for your next project? read more
Tue, 12/16/2014 - 15:30
YouTube is a great service for storing and managing your videos. While this is handy, many people want to be able to display their videos within their own website as well. In this tutorial we'll see how the Media, Media Internet Sources, and Media: YouTube modules can help give you a nice, seamless way to integrate YouTube videos into your site, and give really nice control over how those videos...
Tue, 12/16/2014 - 13:36
function mymodule_views_query_alter(&$view, &$query) { global $user; if (($view->name === 'coaches') || ($view->name === 'trainers')) { if (!in_array('trainer', $user->roles) && !in_array('admin', $user->roles)) { $view->query->fields['field_data_field_profile_hidden'] = array( 'field' => 'field_profile_hidden_value...
Tue, 12/16/2014 - 02:52
Earlier this week I had the opportunity to be the first developer at Code Drop to sit an exam to become an "Acquia Certified Developer". I managed to clear the exam with the following results: Section 1 - Fundamental Web Development Concepts: 87% Section 2 - Site Building: 87% Section 3 - Front end development (Theming) : 92% Section 4 - Back end development (Coding) : 81% Like many others who...
Mon, 12/15/2014 - 21:12
Earlier this year we undertook a project to upgrade a client's infrastructure to all new servers including a migration from old Puppet scripts which were starting to show their age after many years of server and service changes. During this process, we created a new set of Puppet scripts using Hiera to separate configuration data from modules. read more
Mon, 12/15/2014 - 20:01
 This post is part of an ongoing series detailing the new personas that have been drawn up as part of our Drupal.org user research. Bronwen Buswell is a newcomer to Drupal. Based out of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Bronwen works as a Conference and Communications Coordinator at a nonprofit called PEAK Parent Center, which is dedicated to supporting the families of children with disabilities. While...