We might encounter a situation where we may need to fetch CCK fields values in a node, i.e, we may need to show CCK field values in custom search results. Drupal provides a easy way to fetch CCK fields programmatically. Read on to know how to fetch CCK fields value programmatically
A Drupal user was facing a situation in his Drupal site where he could not save more than 10 values in a node reference field in a custom content type. If there were more than 10 values in a node reference field then the node could not be saved. If you are facing the same scenario in your Drupal site with the Drupal CCK field and would like to know how to save more than 10 values in a node references field in a custom content type.
[SOLVED][Drupal CCK] Duplicate entry '690-0' for key 1 query: INSERT INTO content_field_photo... /sites/all/modules/cck/content.module on line 1213.
A large number of Drupal users were encountering a Duplicate entry '690-0' for key 1 query: INSERT INTO content_field_photo... /sites/all/modules/cck/content.module on line 1213. If you are facing the same error message or a similar message related to the Content module in your Drupal installation and looking to know how to fix the error message then read on to know the solution.
A number of Drupal users using the Image field and the Filefield module related to the Drupal CCK module, wanted to know how to add the "Add another item " text to something of their choice. If you are facing the same situation with Drupal CCK in your Drupal site and would like to know how to change the "Add another item text" then read on to find out the solution.
Drupal CCK fields currently allows child nodes of a parent node to refer to their respective parent nodes and this is the default behavior. If there are a number of parent nodes in your Drupal website with multiple child nodes for each parent node you might reach a situation where you need to allow a child node of one parent node to refer to another parent that is not directly its parent node, i.e. allow nodes to refer to multiple parent nodes.
Drupal CCK lets you specify how to display a field for an entire content type. There might be cases where you would want to specify how to display a field for a particular node, ie choose field formatter on a per node basis in your Drupal site. A common scenario would be to let an author decide which formatter to use for a field when they create a node. For e.g. you might wish to allow the author to select which type of ImageCache preset to use when the they are about to create the node.
The default behavior for Drupal CCK fields is to hide the labels when the corresponding field is empty. However there maybe situations where you need to show CCK field labels even when there's no content in the field to indicate to the users of your Drupal website that there is a category present. There are a variety of solutions to override this behavior in your Drupal. Read on to find out more.
Some Drupalusers have noticed that while working with Drupal CCK field titles they can only insert a minimum amount of characters when creating the field labels. This has proved to be a limitation for some who wished to enter longer labels. If you are facing such a dilemma and are looking for a way to increase the maximum length of labels in Drupal CCK Fields in your Drupal site, read on to find out more.
[Drupal CCK] What is the difference between excluding fields and changing the display method to "<hidden>" options in Drupal CCK?
Most people who are starting to learn Drupal get confused between the two options 'Excluding fields' and "Changing the display method to hidden" in the Drupal CCK Fields options page. If you have the same doubt regarding these two fields in your Drupal site then read onto find out their exact meanings.
[SOLVED][Drupal CCK] "An error has occurred adding the content type " message is displayed when importing a product type from Ubercart
Drupal Technical | 2 min read
"An error has occurred adding the content type...Please check the errors displayed for more details.". This error usually occurs when you are importing an Ubercart product type to a content type using Drupal CCK and when you try to change the node name and type of the product in your Drupal website. Usually there will not be any other details of the error on display on the Drupal site when it has occurred. There is a fix for this error message and a solution to avoid it in the first place. Read on to find out more.
Drupal Technical | 5 min read
Git is one of the most versatile opensource version control systems out there. If you have not already started using Git for your Drupal Development projects, this article should help you get started with it. Please note: I have been using Linux as my development environment, and almost all my illustrations would be for Linux. Still, the commands for using git should be the same for git implementations on all OSes. Please add in a comment if you have any doubts.
A basic intro on how to manually migrate field data from old content_type_ Drupal 5 CCK tables to Drupal 7
Drupal Technical | 3 min read
When migrating from Drupal 5, the normal path would be to migrate everything (core/modules/themes) to the latest Drupal 5 versions, and then to the latest Drupal 6 versions, and then over to the Drupal 7 versions. How fortunate would have been the developers assigned the job if everything was as simple as that!