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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....

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....

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...

Overriding Open Framework Styles: Customizing your Main Menu

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Monday, January 20, 2014 - 9:00am

In this series of posts, I'm going to share some tricks to quickly override some of Open Framework's default styling, such as the main menu, text, and link styles. For anyone who wants a quick way to get to a custom design on...

How to restrict content access

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 8:06am

Need to restrict access to some content on your site? With the Content Access module, you can control viewing, editing, deleting permissions on your site by specific content types. Here's how to set it up.


Content access control by content type


  1. Log in to your...

I forgot my password! How do I get a new one?

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Monday, December 16, 2013 - 1:03pm

Remembering your password can be tricky if you don't work with your Drupal site all that often. If you've forgotten your password on your Drupal site, it's easy to reset it. 


 

  1. Navigate to the user page at https://mysite/user (substitute your website name...

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