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Overriding Open Framework Styles: Block styles, Sidebar Menus, and Regions

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Monday, April 7, 2014 - 9:06am

In this post, I continue my series on how to override Open Framework's default styles to get a more custom look-and-feel on your site....

Getting Started on Sites: Taxonomy

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Monday, March 24, 2014 - 10:01am

Taxonomy.  What is it and why should I use it in my Drupal site?  In this blog post I will introduce you to the Taxonomy module.


By definition, taxonomy is the division of things into ordered groups or categories. In this use case, we have a site with many pages and I want...

Creating a Static Copy of a Website

Photo of John Bickar Posted by John Bickar on Monday, March 17, 2014 - 10:09am

The modern Web is a dynamic place. However, sometimes it's necessary (or desirable) to remove the dynamic functionality of a website, while preserving its static content.


Inspired in part by Karen Stevenson's excellent blog post, "...

Create a Page Title From the Views Exposed Filter Term

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Monday, March 10, 2014 - 8:18am

Suppose you're using taxomomy terms in exposed filters, and you want the resulting page to display one of the the terms as a title. Taxonomy term pages will give this to you very easily, but sometimes the taxonomy term page is not the right solution.  Here's how you can display...

Overriding Open Framework Styles: Customizing your typography

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Monday, March 3, 2014 - 9:01am

In this post, I continue my series on how to override Open Framework's default styles to get a more custom look-and-feel on your site....

Getting Started on Sites: How do I remove the "authoring information" on my page?

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Monday, February 24, 2014 - 7:43am

By default, Drupal displays author and date for each node (e.g. "Submitted by Caryl J Westerberg on October 17, 2013 - 8:43 am").  That works great for a blog, but may...

Views Exposed Filters Multiple Field Search

Shea McKinney Posted by Shea Ross McKinney on Monday, February 17, 2014 - 9:07am

Views offers the ability to expose filters to the end user so they may filter and sort through a views listing to find what they want in a large list of content. If you have used exposed filters before you will be familiar with exposing a filter on a specific field, such as the...

Redirecting Links From an Old Page to a New Page

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Monday, February 10, 2014 - 8:04am

Websites often link to pages on other websites – this is a great way to refer to relevant information from your site. However, problems arise when a page that people are linking to moves to a new URL in your site or elsewhere. The link that once worked is now broken....

Writing for the Web #4: Lists

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Monday, February 3, 2014 - 8:07am

This is the fourth post in my series on Writing for the Web. In this post, I will outline some options for how to use lists online.


Making text scannable with lists


Human beings communicate by talking, which often leads to writing that is conversational or prose-...

Using Templates in a Custom Drupal Module

Photo of John Bickar Posted by John Bickar on Monday, January 27, 2014 - 9:06am

In Drupal development land, the theme is what controls the final HTML, CSS, and Javascript that get delivered to the browser.


Sometimes, however, in developing a custom module, you want to provide a suggestion for an HTML framework, and not rely on the...

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