If you want to send out mails from your Drupal website hosted on an Amazon AWS you would want to install a mail server on the AWS instance. Sendmail is an easy mail server to install and set up. Read on for knowing how to install sendmail on your Amazon AWS if it was set up using a Bitnami AMI based on Ubuntu.
One of the errors we come across in a Drupal 6 installation is "htmlspecialchars() expects parameter 1 to be string, array given in /includes/bootstrap.inc on line 860". This is an issue with the Internationalization and Taxonomy translation modules. This issue can be fixed by adding a line in the bootstrap.inc file. If you want to know how to solve the warning, continue reading.
Drupal uses a variety of caching systems to improve the site performance. However in certain scenarios they may not be sufficient and more powerful external caching mechanisms are required to improve the performance. One such mechanism is memcached. If you want to know how to install memcached in CentOs then read on to know the steps.
Many Drupal users wanted to know how to get the list of allowed values in a field in Drupal 7. If you are faced with the same question just like we were in your Drupal site with respect to the Drupal field module in the Drupal 7 core then read on to find out the solution.
One of our Drupal clients asked us to customize the search box in one of their Drupal themes and bring in rounded corners and a search icon. However the solution we came up with was causing the search text to overlap the search block from in IE. If you are facing the same issue in your Drupal site and would like to know how to prevent search text from overlapping Drupal search block form in IE then read on to find out the solution.
Drupal 7 supplies developers with a platform neutral format for generating database queries. If you are a Drupal developer, you might need to see the actual SQL query that is generated by Drupal for debugging and testing purposes. If you would like to know how to print an SQL query with arguments while using db_select in Drupal 7 then read on to find out the solution.
AJAX is now widely used in web development to make the user interfaces simpler and faster. We may use AJAX to load images after page load in order to increase performance. However if you want to have a lightbox popup with the full image bound to an image loaded by AJAX then you might run into problems. You will find that even after linking the JS, CSS files and adding the rel="lightbox" attribute to the images it might not work.
We had encountered a situation on one of our Drupal sites where we had to create HTML links which on clicking should point to different locations on a different page. We solved this problem by making use of the 'name' attribute of anchor tags. If you are facing the same scenario in your Drupal site and would like to know how to use the 'name' attribute of anchor tags to redirect links to a location on a different page then read on to find out more.
If you are a Drupal developer, you should know about Drupal theming. Have you ever got a chance to build a Drupal theme completely? If you are a Drupal theme developer you might have wanted to know how to extend the content width if there are no sidebars in your Drupal themes. If you are looking for the answer to the question then read on to find out how.