This article is for those who are new to Drupal Bootstrap and responsive design. Drupal Bootsrap is a responsive theme you can download it from Drupal.org. It is one of the best responsive theme and created using boostrap framework. Creating a sub theme of Bootstrap is explained in another article of mine. This article mainly concentrated about How to use LESS to style bootstrap theme Drupal.
Imagine if your Drupal site has more than 30-50 modules and you wanted to update them all or you want clear all Drupal cache. If you do it manually just by unzipping and run update.php or just click the clear cache it may takes more time. Hence if you can do this all process in one single command it will be easier for a developer. Here we can use drush commands to do all work with a single command and in few seconds.
Drupal Technical | 3 min read
This is a simple and easy way to theme an ubercart shopping cart block in a Drupal site. When we enable ubercart in our Drupal website we will get a block called shopping cart. This block will show us number of items in which are added to cart. When we use our own theme this block may not looks good, but we can theme it in a very easy manner. This article can be useful if you want to theme shopping cart block in Drupal.
Drupal Technical | 6 min read
In Drupal, if you have a content type and you want to change the output of any field to something else you can use field formatter with field API. This enables a display settings for any fields in a content type and where you can manage the output as you wish. This article shares how to create a field formatter for your Drupal content types. There are some contributed modules for custom field formatters. But if you really want to create or learn about creating a field formatter programmatically, just go through this article
Drupal Technical | 7 min read
This is an article about how you can create a custom color switching theme with the help of Drupal 7 color module. Color module is a Drupal core module comes with Drupal and you can use this module to colorize your theme. Garland is a Drupal theme which uses color module to colorize its various content. If you want to know more about how to create a colorized theme by using Drupal 7 color module read on.
Drupal Technical | 6 min read
Have you ever felt the need to change the sorting order of a View?. The most common method to change the sorting order would be to edit the corresponding View template file. Now there is a more elegant solution for doing that instead of editing a view template file. Read on to know how to use Drupal hook_views_query_alter to change views sorting.
If you are a Nginx web server user and using Drupal as your CMS, it is quite different for redirects. Imagine that you have two websites, so if we change from an old site to a new site some of the URL will return 'Page not found'. So for that reason we can redirect them to the correct URL. If you are also looking for a 301 redirect for your Drupal site please read on.
Theming with Drupal is extremely simple. You can build a simple theme from scratch. When you are developing a new theme, you have to follow certain methods i.e. creating a .info file and template files. If you want to create a custom Drupal 7 theme for your site, read the following tips.
Drupal technical Q&A | 3 min read
Drupal module uses a lot of functionality. Once we enable a module we add many functionalities to Drupal. Sometimes we do not want to display the functionality provided by module but we do want the functionality to work in the background. For example creating a new account is functionality that can be hidden from users. This can be done by hiding some tabs or links in Drupal. Read on to know how to hide existing menu tabs in Drupal.