As we know, all content in Drupal is treated as a node. We can load a node entity by ID, but how can one load a node based on its title? Let's check how: It is interesting to see how Drupal improves overtime on this. In Drupal 6, it was just node_load.
In one of my recent projects i came across a situation where i had to add a machine name for the node title. If you have ever came across such a situation Drupal safeword is your friend.