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Tue, 01/20/2015 - 17:22
Code structure is something most Drupal developers wrestle with. There are tons of modules out there that make our lives easier (Views, Display Suite, etc.) but managing database configuration while maintaining a good workflow is no easy challenge. Today I'm going to talk about a few approaches I use in my work here at Echo. We will be using a simple use case of creating a paginated list of blog...
Tue, 01/20/2015 - 16:31
When building a Drupal 7 site, one oft-used technique is to keep the entire Drupal root under git (for Drupal 8 sites, I favor having the Drupal root one level up). Starting a new project can be done by downloading an unversioned copy of D7, and initializing a git repo, like this: Approach #1 drush dl cd drupal* git init git add . git commit -am 'initial project commit' git remote add origin...
Tue, 01/20/2015 - 16:18
If you are not already using Git on your Drupal websites or projects, now is the time to learn.
Tue, 01/20/2015 - 15:36
This tutorial will showcase how we have made Bootstrap 3 and especially its responsive grid system and integral part of the platform, and will show you how to use some easy tools to make any website component or content mobile friendly! About Bootstrap 3 in CMS Powerstart The Drupal CMS Powerstart disbitrution has made Bootstrap 3 an integral part of the platform. The main reason we did...
Tue, 01/20/2015 - 15:36
The next beta for Drupal 8 will be beta 5! Here is the schedule for the beta release. Tuesday, January 27, 2014 Only critical and major patches committed Wednesday, January 28, 2014 Drupal 8.0.0-beta5 released. Emergency commits only.
Mon, 01/19/2015 - 23:26
Recently, we were debugging some performance issues with a client's Drupal Commerce website. After doing the standard optimizations, we hooked up New Relic so we could see exactly what else could be trimmed.The site is using different line item types to differentiate between products that should be taxed in different ways. Each line item type has a field where administrators can select the tax...
Mon, 01/19/2015 - 12:18
The official website of Mediaton in Greece developed on Drupal 7. Categories: GovernmentCountries: GreeceLanguages: GreekDrupal Version: Drupal 7.x
Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:16
While developing a site, we have been often faced with the task of changing the way the login form (authorization unit) is displayed. Previously, in such cases a css file was used. InternetDevels team has simplified this task by creating a “Сustomize login form” module. This tool allows to change the view of the site's authorization/registration/"Forgot your password?” forms using administration...
Mon, 01/19/2015 - 09:10
In this article I am going to show you how to create a custom Views field in Drupal 8. At the end of this tutorial, you will be able to add a new field to any node based View which will flag (by displaying a specific message) the nodes of a particular type (configurable in the field configuration). Although I will use nodes, you can use this example to create custom fields for other entities as...
Mon, 01/19/2015 - 07:00
It is frequent that customers approach us asking for help to rescue their projects from site builders. Sometimes they have technological issues (mainly slow sites) but sometimes it's just plain bad usability os some wrong marketing concepts. We recently were asked for help from a site that gets about 5,000 unique visitors a day. Despite the not so bad visitor numbers for their niche, this page...

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