Marketing of a product or a concept is no longer limited to using the conventional methods of communicating to a potential customer like print or television advertising or billboards. Today, with the faster penetration of Internet and proliferation of devices such as mobiles, smart phones and tablets, social media tools like Facebook and Twitter have become extremely relevant to market a product.
Drupal Technical | 1 min read
In this article lets checkout how to fetch tweet count for a Drupal website. For this purpose we are using the Count API of twitter. Compared to Facebook on fetching likes and share counts we will notice a little difference. Simplest way to acquire the tweet count is to send request to the below url:
Awareness about context plays a key role in effectiveness of each task we have to do because clear thought and action is mostly not possible with vaugue assumptions or guesses. In case of web development using Drupal framework, better if we predefine each and every context we have to go through and it is very important to save our time and helps us to work efficiently. So if you are a web developer and have Drupal in your toolkit, there is an interesting module called Context, which helps you to define contexts and set up your web application based on the defined contexts. This article helps you to start with context module.
[Drupal 6] How to automatically post content in your Drupal 6 site directly to Twitter without any coding?
One of our Drupal 6 clients wanted us to implement a feature where nodes belonging to a particular content type where to to be posted to their official twitter feed as soon as they were published. We had done a feature on How to automattically tweet published content on twitter from a Drupal 7 site. Read on to know how to do it in Drupal 6.
Social media sites like twitter and facebook are key tools in reaching out to large audiences almost real time. The key part about using these systems is their ability to broadcast real time news and updates. Tweeting content from a Drupal site as soon as a node / content is posted on the site is a good way to use Twitter. If you want to know how to post a published content on twitter in Drupal 7 then continue reading
[Drupal Testing] How to test a Drupal websites content feed in social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook
Testing | 1 min read
There is a good chance that most Drupal websites are linked to social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. In such a scenario we need to verify that the content generated in the Drupal website and passed as feeds to these sites are correctly displayed there. If you are facing the same scenario in your Drupal website and want to know how to test your Drupal website's content feed in social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook then read on
If you use drupal as a blogging platform you would want to auto tweet your new posts on to twitter. Twitter and Shorten module provides you with the basic framework required to do this and all you will need to get it working is to configure these modules. There is also a small patch that has to be applied to the twitter module (until the patch goes into the CVS) to allow the use of shortened URLs in the tweet.