The drupal_write_record function is used to insert or update a record in the database based on the schema of the table. It helps in executing less database query. Let's take a look at the function given below.
JQuery and AJAX are very useful for loading data into the page without refreshing the web page. AJAX tabs can load content from remote files or URLs. In this example, the content of each Tab will be loaded dynamically with Ajax.
Entity in Drupal 7 makes web development much easier, like building structures using LEGO. We can build Entity types, that can be made Bundles. Here we can add fields and then create Entities. This article explains how to add fields.
I have faced several issues with MySQL installation while setting it up in my system. Hope this article will help you fix the mysql related issues. Here, I document the various steps I have taken to update MySQL installation.
While working on a Drupal website recently, I wanted to add a pop-up in some of the selected pages in a website with a delay of 15 seconds after page load. For all users, pop-up should be displayed only once in a day.
This article focuses on how to add new members to Drupal commerce store. Usually, when a new user created with admin role tries to access the store, the action will be restricted with an "Access denied" message. For a user to access the commerce store, he should be a member of the store. Let's find out how to resolve this issue.
Drupal commerce is a popular e-commerce module for Drupal. It is used to build ecommerce websites and applications and leverages the outstanding features of Drupal 7 for greater flexibility. Here, we will find out how to create a payment gateway module for Drupal commerce. There are mainly two types of payment gateway integration in Drupal Commerce:
Organic Groups module is a powerful and useful module in Drupal. This module is used to create groups, add members to it, and to share content and comments. OG also has advanced access management through permissions and roles.
If you are a Drupal developer and not a stranger to themes and its behaviors, let us see how to create a subtheme in Drupal. A sub theme is quite similar to a theme. When we create a sub theme, it has an independent folder structure as any theme. The only difference is that it inherits everything from parent theme. There are no limits in creating subtheme for a subtheme and so on.
As part of Drupal development project, we always use drush commands. Drush or Drupal shell refers to a command-line shell and scripting interface for Drupal. Drush enables developers to effectively manage and maintain their Drupal websites from the server command line. A few frequently used commands are listed below.
While working with entity, I always had a doubt as to why we use Entity and Entity Field query except Db_select() in Drupal. It is a great and fast way to organize and extract our data in Drupal sites. Here are a few more points to support these concepts :
Sometimes, we may come across a situation where we need to exclude a particular page from being indexed. We had a similar requirement in one of our projects where we had to exclude home page from being indexed by apache solr search. Read on to know how we executed it using hooks provide by apachesolr.
Facebook plays a vital role in marketing your business. Facebook provides share buttons which can be embedded in your website, enabling you to share the website's data from within the site. Let's find out how this feature can be implemented in a Drupal site.
By default, Drupal serves all its files publicly via http. This means that any unauthorized user can directly access all the files through a browser by entering its path. This is also true for files which have permissions for them. The solution provided by Drupal, which is to make the entire file system private is resource intensive and can bring down the server. However there is another less costly workaround to this issue. Read on to find out more.
What do you do when you want to delete multiple nodes from a drupal site? You go to admin » content and then delete nodes one by one? No. You go to PhpMyadmin and delete the nodes from the node table?. Absolutely not (don't even think about it). There are a few solutions. There is the Views Bulk Operations module. But there is an easy hack to do this or for that matter bulk node operations.
If you have ever hosted a reasonably good site on a shared hosting service then you would definitely have come across the dreaded "exceeded the email limit per hour" warning. If you use Drupal then you don't have to worry about this any more.
The Views module in Drupal provides a Feed display that will allow for site owners to publish the content on their sites as RSS feeds. However, unlike a page or block display, the feed display does not allow for addition of custom tags inside the feed using the Views administration UI. There is however a way to add custom tags, attributes and values into the generated feed using hook_nodeapi.