Drupal 7

Suppose your Drupal project has the option to upload Youtube videos which will be displayed in the site. Adminstrator has the option to upload videos in two ways

  1. Admin can add Youtube through direct url uploading.
  2. Admin can add Youtube through adding a video embed code of youtube.
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  • By nidhi.sen on December 19, 2014 - 17:15
  • Drupal 7
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Here is a document which describes how the contents in a View can be displayed in a table format as well as it can be dragged and dropped from one row to an another row without using any additional jQuery functions. We have done this in Drupal 7 and this can be achieved using a module named 'DragabbleViews'. You can download it from this link: http://drupal.org/project/draggableviews. This module requires the 'Views' module to be installed already in your system.

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By default in drupal if we click on any taxonomy term, it will execute the taxonomy/term/% menu. We can change this default taxonomy/term/% menu path to a custom menu path. In one of my project I had a requirement to execute a custom function for my vocabulary in stead of executing the taxonomy/term/% menu and I had found a solution for this. The following are the steps to be done.

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  • By thomas.john on December 18, 2014 - 17:24
  • Drupal
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This article will be explaining a module we implemented in site Free Drupal Themes, its called Theme Switcher. This module helps in switching between any enabled themes without logging in.

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  • By meera.l on December 11, 2014 - 14:27
  • Drupal
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Webform is a helpful module that enables you to submit information such as contact forms, surveys etc. It is easy to configure webform in a drupal site. Now, what about displaying a webform inside a colorbox? Although it is easy to install colorbox module and write custom code to display webform, we also have to effectively handle form submission and validation errors. However, there is an easy way in drupal7 to display a webform inside a colorbox.

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A new requirement from one of our clients was to create a 'custom view' tab in Drupal my account page. The tab should lead to a page that lists the user’s content in descending order by date of placement. We were all set to create it through code, but interestingly we came up with a different solution. All that was required was just a few minor admin configurations, and the tab was ready in a few minutes. Here are the steps to create a custom view tab in Drupal 7 my account page.

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  • By hema.divakar on December 11, 2014 - 13:00
  • Drupal
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As Drupal sites are becoming increasingly flexible, it is obvious to list the nodes related to logged in user. This can be done with the help of PHP and MYSQL codes. However, we need not waste time if have the views module - the perfect icing on the cake !!! So, let's narrow down here.

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  • By Uttam kotekar on December 11, 2014 - 12:51
  • Drupal
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My Live Chat plugin is fully customizable, easy to install, and requires just a free account at Mylivechat to complete the integration with Drupal websites. It allows you to live chat with website visitors, monitor site traffic, and analyze the web activities of visitors, including their search engine and keyword usage. First of all, what you need to do is to create an account in Live chat site and integrate My live chat in Drupal. Read on to know how to enable live chat in your site.

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  • By nidhi.sen on December 11, 2014 - 12:43
  • Drupal
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The client requirement was to add an option to enable the purchase of free products in an eCommerce site implemented using the Ubercart module of Drupal. This option can be implemented using the module named 'uc_free_order'(with Ubercart and other dependent modules installed). At the time of purchase, the 'uc_free_order' module checks the price of the product to verify if the amount is less than or equal to zero. In this scenario, the checkout page and the credit card options will not be displayed. Instead 'No payment required' message will be displayed inside the 'Payment method' box. Read on to know how to configure it in the site.

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  • By nisha.yadav on December 11, 2014 - 12:39
  • Drupal
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In Drupal, all content is stored and treated as "nodes" - an abstraction to process data. A node is any posting, such as a page, article, or blog entry. Comments are not stored as nodes but are always tied to one. Treating all content as nodes allows the flexibility of creating new types of content. It also allows you to effortlessly apply new features or changes to content.Read on to know how to save node programmatically

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In one of our Drupal 7 sites, recently, we came across a situation where we wanted to set a menu link that redirects users to different pages based on their roles. Usually, we create separate menu items for each user and apply permissions based on their roles. However,since we wanted to avoid redundant menu items and didn't want to duplicate an entire menu branch for a shared parent menu item, we decided to set single menu item with different pointing locations.
Here is how we achieved it.

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User profile plays a significant role in identifying and categorizing users based on their characteristics or preferences, planning specific features, influences navigation, and the way interaction happens in the system.Today, almost everyone creates a profile in jobsites or social media websites. Frequent updation of a user's profile data is extremely important. In this article, we will see how can we update an existing user's profile data. Below is the code snippet that is used to update user's profile data.

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  • By meera.l on December 11, 2014 - 10:17
  • Drupal
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Sugar CRM is a web application used for customer relationship management. Checkout our article on How to integrate Drupal with SugarCRM.Now, let's see how to push the data from Drupal to SugarCRM

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  • By rohith.pv on December 11, 2014 - 10:15
  • Drupal
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Theming with Drupal is extremely simple. You can build a simple theme from scratch. When you are developing a new theme, you have to follow certain methods i.e. creating a .info file and template files. If you want to create a custom Drupal 7 theme for your site, read the following tips.

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  • By hariram.s on December 9, 2014 - 09:05
  • CSS
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In a drupal website, it is easy to add the font styles provided by drupal itself. If the user wants to add a font which is not present in the drupal site by default, the process given below can be followed. Read on to know more.

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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
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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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