In Drupal we can use Drupal::entityQuery() & Node::loadMultiple() to load all nodes of given type
To load node details using its id in Drupal 8 uses the following syntax: $node_details = Node::load($nid); $node_details->field_FIELD_NAME->value; We can load multiple nodes in Drupal 8 using load multiple() function. Note that the parameter should be an array of ids.
[Drupal] How to Programmatically Uncheck 'Generate Automatic url Alias' Option for a Specific Node Editing form in Drupal 7?
In one of my works, I want to programmatically uncheck the checkbox option of 'Generate automatic URL alias' for a specific node editing form. For this, I have created the following form alter for the content type. I have added a custom after-build function for the necessary content type in the form alter.
To load a node details using its id in Drupal 8 use the following syntax: $node_details = Node::load($nid); $node_details->field_FIELD_NAME->value;
In Drupal 8, variable_set() and variable_get() is deprecated. The variables database table in Drupal 7 is now removed in Drupal 8, and is replaced with config table. We can create a variable while installing the module using MODULE.setting.yml and MODULE.schema.yml files.
It is very simply to exclude single nodes using views. But In this section we are going to exclude multiple nodes using Views. Only thing you need to have is contributed module "Views".
Drupal 7 has a contributed module "Nodequeue" which allows users to collect nodes in an arbitrarily ordered list. It provides a simple drag-and-drop interface to manually order any queue. If you want to create a node to the nodequeue programmatically then you need to read this article. For creating you need to have two things: node id $nid and the queue name queue_name. Here how it can done, we firstly load the nodequeue by name and then add the node to the queue using function nodequeue_subqueue_add. Below code snippets adds a node to the queue.
In Drupal creating a custom theme and enabling the same enhance Drupal's core look and feel. But the enhancement feel could be further brought by theming each views in the Drupal site. Follow the theming steps to make changes in your Drupal content views.
A bug was noticed in the Drupal site that permission for creating node not working on upgrading the module. We can create the node or view it if we are admin users but the node is not accessible to authenticated users or cant be viewed by anonymous users. I tried the fixing by looking at the permissions of the nodes to the specific users.It all looked fine and created a custom permission for the same.The issue still stayed.
Getting a block in front page or in all other pages is easy ie, we only need to print that variable in our template files namely page-front.tpl.php or in page.tpl.php.In certain cases we may need to print a block in certain nodes. This can be done by the following code :
In Drupal, all content is stored and treated as "nodes" - an abstraction to process data. A node is any posting, such as a page, article, or blog entry. Comments are not stored as nodes but are always tied to one. Treating all content as nodes allows the flexibility of creating new types of content. It also allows you to effortlessly apply new features or changes to content.Read on to know how to save node programmatically
I have a few images in a folder on a Drupal site I was recently working on. The Drupal site also had a content type that contained a title and an image field and I had a requirement to create a node for each of these images. Read on to find out how to add a file to the image field of a node programmatically in Drupal 6.
If you are a Drupal Developer you will often encounter situations where you have to use the node_save() function to add a new node to your Drupal site. Drupal does not need you to specify the nid in the standard node object. However there will be situations where you need the nid of the saved node for performing additional operations. If you are looking to know how to get the nid from a newly added node using node_save() then read on.
If you want to send out mails from your Drupal website hosted on an Amazon AWS you would want to install a mail server on the AWS instance. Sendmail is an easy mail server to install and set up. Read on for knowing how to install sendmail on your Amazon AWS if it was set up using a Bitnami AMI based on Ubuntu.
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.
If you are a beginner in Drupal your might be wondering what a node is. The concept of a node is very simple. All you have to understand is that each and every content in Drupal is treated as a node. A page is a node, an article is also a node. If you want to add custom styles and formatting to the nodes of a specific content type then you have to theme a node. Read on to know how to theme a node in a Drupal 7 website.
Colorbox is a pretty nice JQuery plugin having a lot of cool features. Recently we had worked on a Drupal project in which we had to load some content programmatically via Colorbox. To be more specific we had to load the Drupal node/add form within Colorbox before presenting it to the user. If you are facing the same scenario in your Drupal site and want to know how to load a node/add form inside a Colorbox popup then follow the steps mentioned here.
[SOLVED][Drupal 7][Drupal Colorbox] How to open a node in Colorbox with an Image Gallery using a Trigger Field
A few Drupal users had requested for a hassle free feature that would enable - A node, its title and the list of the images associated with the node to be displayed in a Colorbox. Most of them had requested for a Trigger Field to open the Colorbox with the above items. If you are looking for a way to open a node in Colorbox with an Image Gallery using a Trigger Field then continue reading.
Many Drupal 7 users had requested for a hassle free method of opening a node in a Colorbox so that the node opens as a Colorbox popup. If you are looking for a method for doing the same functionality in your Drupal site then read on.
[Drupal] How to send / mail out newly added comments for a node to a specified email address on a Drupal 6 site?
Replying to comments is an extremely good practice for bringing recurring traffic to your Drupal website as you are interacting with your visitors. If you can send those new comments to an email address, you can respond to them quicker since a late reply usually goes unnoticed. Normally in a Drupal 6 website, the admin user has to login to the website and moderate the comments which often leads to a significant delay in response time. Check out our instructions on how to send comments to an email address in a Drupal 6 website.