How to replicate the Drupal API documentation site
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BY webmaster
7 years ago
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We have recently been toying with the Drupal API module in an attempt to set up our own Drupal API documentation site just like Lullabot did. As of today we have managed to set up something that is fairly functional and somewhat similar to the Drupal.org documentation site. Check out our own Drupal API reference site.

The site currently contains documentation about the top 500 Drupal modules and their D5, D6, D7 and D8 versions in addition to the documentation for Drupal 5, Drupal 6, Drupal 7 and Drupal 8.

We had used API module and Grammar Parser module to set up the site on a default Drupal installation. The instructions as given at http://drupal.org/node/425944 was followed to set up the site.

In the process of setting this up we came across multiple limitations of the API module because it was never intended to generate documentation about so many different modules and so many different versions of each modules. We had made some quick fixes to make the site functional and get this system up on a trial basis. We also added a custom menu to list drupal projects that have been documented in the site as it was lacking in the api module.

Because this is still an experiment we have not enabled commenting on the site. Boost module has been set up on the site because the site has been pounded by bots recently because of the huge number of individual URLs in the site.


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on 01st January 2008 / by webmaster
We have added a few new modules to our site recently. Open Source Web Development Drupal Blogging Free Software Drupalgive Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Sean (not verified) access_time 22 Aug 2019 - 17:23 Hi there, I uploaded the files, enabled the modules to use SU, and now I see the link, but there is no icon... How can I fix this? Thanks, Sean webmaster access_time 22 Aug 2019 - 17:23 In reply to Icon doesn't show by Sean (not verified) What do you see when you view the source? Search for stumblethis_button and you should be able to see the code for the image and the URL. Then you should be able to troubleshoot from there. Juicy Couture Addict (not verified) access_time 22 Aug 2019 - 17:23 thanks for the post. would love to hear more of you. by the way, drupal's really popular nowadays as it has easy and fast features. you agree with me? thanks. Add new comment
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on 16th January 2008 / by webmaster
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on 07th January 2008 / by webmaster
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