Drupal 7

I was deep stuck in a Requirement Analysis, when one of my colleagues came to me asking about a feature in Apache Solr search. You may be wondering why she came to me, Trust me that was the exact thought I had at that time. Well, then I realized that the reason she came to me was because I had previously built a website using the Apache solr search with the help of Facet API.

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One of our clients was trying to upload a pdf file on a node page in their Drupal website. The file was more than 25 MB in size and Drupal was not allowing them to upload the file as it had crossed the max file upload limit and they needed this to be done very quickly. As we were in charge they requested to come up with an easy way to do that.

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  • By hema.divakar on May 16, 2014 - 17:30
  • Drupal
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In Drupal, while adding a menu item, we can give it a title, description, path and such details. It is not possible to give images for these menu items at the time of creation, by default. If you are looking for a solution, then read on.

This particular task can be achieved by overriding the theme function theme_menu_item_link() in our theme's template.php

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  • By smruthy.rajendran on May 13, 2014 - 18:12
  • Drupal
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There may arise situations when you would want to display the contents of a block inside a template file or along with any other output variables. module_invoke() function can be used for this purpose.

The module_invoke() is a function to invoke a hook in Drupal. The syntax for module_invoke is different for Drupal 6 and Drupal 7.

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HTML5 video is a new standard that allows you to add videos to your site without the need for plugins. Any additional software is not required in the user's browser for playing HTML5 standard video play. Drupal comes up with a contributed module that is video.js module. Video.js is a HTML5-based video player with a built-in Flash fallback for older browsers.Read on to know how to install and configure a HTML5 video player for your Drupal site using Video.js

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You may be familiar with creating custom forms and creating custom views. But are you familiar with displaying a view according to the submission of your custom form and that too in the same page? If you want to know how you can do this, you may read on.

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Drupal module uses a lot of functionality. Once we enable a module we add many functionalities to Drupal. Sometimes we do not want to display the functionality provided by module but we do want the functionality to work in the background. For example creating a new account is functionality that can be hidden from users. This can be done by hiding some tabs or links in Drupal.

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You can see certain options in our theme ie in settings page of our Drupal themes like LOGO, SLOGAN etc. We can also add our own options to a theme In this article I will be explaining how to add additional theme settings options to a Drupal 7 theme using hook_form_system_theme_settings_alter.

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Suppose you have to display the thumbnail image of each video uploaded in a content and while clicking on the thumbnail the corresponding video should be loaded in the page. This can be done by embedding the video in page and implementing jquery function to load video.If you are not sure how to display the thumbnail images of the videos uploaded from vimeo/youtube in Drupal then read on.

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  • By hema.divakar on March 13, 2014 - 14:04
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In Drupal, Heirarchical select list simply means the select list has child and parent terms in Select lists. Getting a search field inside a Drupal view is quite easy but how can we get a hierarchical select list inside the 'Filter criteria'? Read on to know how to get hierarchical select list inside a View in Drupal 7

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  • By sarath.mohan on March 12, 2014 - 11:58
  • Drupal 7
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Forms can be considered as an integral part of websites. Forms can be included to a Drupal website using Form API. Form API is so extendable that we can customize almost all of the form API elements. In this article I will be explaining 'how to increase the "coolness" of your form elements by adding "spinner" style.

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In one of my project I had a requirement to create an image in a particular image style in a specific folder, when uploading the image itself. In this article I will be explaining how to achieve this using the function image_style_create_derivative in drupal 7 to create an image in a particular image style. One another advantage of this function is that this will create the destination folder if it does not already exist.

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  • By prasanna.tv on March 9, 2014 - 19:05
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@font-your-face module helps us to manage web fonts in all popular browsers and it provides the user interface for applying web fonts. If you want to know "How to configure a @font-your-face module in drupal 7" then continue reading

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If we are using kaltura field in a content type in a Drupal website, the video uploaded using this kaltura field will be displayed automatically in corresponding node page. One of our Drupal client had a requirement that, on clicking a button, load a popup window and play kaltura video in that popup. Read on to know how to embed a Kaltura video programmatically in a popup in a Drupal 7 website

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In this article will be explaining how to get feeds from a site programmatically into a Drupal site by passing its site url. The advantage of this, is that we could get multiple feeds at a time by passing their url. You can also refer previous article How to create Quick Tab Programmatically?, so that you can display the feeds in custom blocks.

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In a Drupal site, I was working on, I found that many of the modules were unused. Their presence was increasing the size of the site and consuming time when searching for useful info. So I thought of removing these modules.It makes our job a lot easier if we are using Drush Read on to know how to remove unused modules in a Drupal site with the help Drush.

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Customer relationship management is a model for managing a company’s interactions with customers. Sugar CRM is one of the largest open source CRM available. Drupal can be integrated with Sugar CRM using SugaronDrupal module. Read on to know how to pass the value of a field related to a field in another module in Sugar CRM while working with Drupal.

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What do you do if you have to take your Drupal site into maintenance mode from the command line? Well you can do this easily if you have drush set up on your server. With drush you can do quite a lot powerful drupal administration tasks right from the command line.

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  • By varokky.jose on November 28, 2013 - 19:06
  • Drupal 7
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In one of our Drupal projects which sells products online, our clients requirement was to collect tax from some states and to exempt other states from tax collection. We implemented this by integrating taxcloud account with ubercart using uc_taxcloud module. Read on to know how we implemented this.

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Sometimes we use Drupal view_query_alter to add or modify the view's where clause. To add a new WHERE clause we may use add_where property. Whenever we use an add_where, it will create a WHERE clause along with an AND condition. There will be some cases were we need to use OR instead of AND. So if you want to know more about how to use OR clause in hook_view_query_alter, read on to know more.

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