Drupal Issues

[SOLVED] How to display Google map nodes locations in a Views block?

October 10, 2012 - 17:33

Drupal Gmap module is a very useful module for embedding the functionality of Google Maps in your website. Currently the only way to access this map is to go to the "yoursitee.com/map/node and find all the relevant info on a single map. There is no direct way to access i location nodes on a single map, inside a block or panel pane, or on pages other than yoursitee.com/map/node. However there is a workaround for this. Read on to find out more.

[SOLVED] [Drupal Views] How to pass contextual filters to a View embedded in a node?

October 10, 2012 - 16:31

Drupal Views can be displayed as both blocks and pages. If you want the View to be embedded in a node in your Drupal site then the obvious choice would be to display it as a block. View blocks can be embedded in a node as any other block by calling a set of functions like block_load and drupal_render. However it is not directly possible to pass contextual filters as arguments to those functions if your View uses them. Read on to find out how to pass contextual filters to a View embedded in a node.

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