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A Payment gateway tends to offer multiple types of payment services, that provides onsite and offsite options. Onsite payment is processed by a third party API using web services with the information gathered from our site through a checkout form (For example : Credit card/Debit card credentials). Offsite payment method, on the other hand, processes data entered in the payment gateway page. It redirects the users to the processing page of the payment gateway using the checkout form. After the payment is completed, the user will be redirected to the payment page, from where the user can move forward or backward in the checkout process. Here, let's take a look at the creation of custom offsite payment gateway module.
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Drupal community is eager to experience working with Drupal 8. Let us learn how we can install Drupal 8. Everyone may have faced software dependency issues while installing Drupal 8. Refer this article to resolve those issues. While installing Drupal 8 you will be guided through several screens to configure the database, add the site administration user account, and to configure basic web site settings like location, time zone, etc.
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In one of my recent project I had a task to create a content type with a select list field of all image styles. But how can we get all image styles in Drupal? In Drupal there is an option to create different image styles using a module 'image'. Image module allows users to upload images into Drupal with proper permissions along with this its thumbnails and additional sizes are created automatically. Image module also gives an image_styles() function that can be used to get all image styles and their settings.
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The excitement of the Drupal 8 launch is yet to subside and the buzz it has created is truly phenomenal. However, the users of Drupal 6 are worried about the impact and the challenges they may have to face due to this new release. Come 24 February 2016, Drupal 6’s EOL (end of life) will be a reality and will no longer be supported by Drupal.
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The introduction of a brand new Drupal 8 is all set to give developers a powerful yet flexible foundation that promises a brilliant experience to users of the web, commerce, and mobile. Everyone who supports online content, whether you are an IT developer, content manager, decision maker, or a site administrator, is surely in for a wonderful digital showcase.
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The introduction of Drupal 8 is sure to create a flutter in the web development circles; this latest version of Drupal, with cutting-edge features, is certainly promising some radical changes. Drupal 8, which embraces a variety of technologies including Symfony, Backbone, Twig, and YAML, is all set to create a revolution in the crowded CMS market.
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With Drupal 8 just around the corner, every Drupal developer is in a nirvana of excitement and eagerness. Drupal keeps getting better and better every day and Drupal 8 will make website development and management a five-finger exercise, because this latest version of Drupal has included some amazing and potent Symfony components to serve the big businesses better.
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To keep the default values of the step one form after successfully submitting the step 2 form, here is an easy way. Just pass the form state values of step 1 form as query parameters to the same page on submitting step 2 form. Set the default values of step 1 form as, first check whether the form_state value is set. If yes, set the default values of step 1 form fields with the form_state values. Else check the URL query parameters, whether this variable is set. If yes, then set the default value with that value.
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It would be an understatement to say that the implementation of HTML 5 in Drupal 8 is much-awaited. The introduction of HTML 5 is a big step for the Drupal community, as nowadays, with the proliferation of new-age devices, websites are no longer viewed only on desktops but in mobile phones, smart phones, and tablets.
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The web development world is buzzing with the news of the launch of Drupal 8, the world’s most loved CMS. With an amazing array of more than 200 new features and improvements, the upcoming release of Drupal 8 is sure to win hearts. Drupal 8, the latest version of Drupal slated for release this month, is touted to be a boon for API writer and application builders and of course, all those looking for a smoother mobile interface.
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When you try to set up a local development environment from a drupal dump which includes just the code base and the database without the Drupal files folder you will run into the issue of missing files. Drupal would think that it still has all the files in the Drupal files folder and would create links / process images as usual. This would however lead to a lot of unexpected errors in a lot of unexpected places. If you really do not care about the content in these files and want to recreate the missing files here is how you do this.