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Handling Spam in Drupal

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Friday, May 31, 2013 - 9:00am

"Spam spam spam spam, spam spam spam spam, lovely spam, wonderful spam".  ~ Monty Python


Named after a lunch meat made of spiced ham, "spam" is used to describe unsolicited and unwanted bulk messages which are usually some sort of advertising. Sure you might be able to find a...

Styling on Sites: Introduction to Open Framework

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 9:00am

This is the third post in my series, Styling on Sites. Last time we looked at how to use the great and powerful module, CSS Injector. In this post I'm going to introduce you to our new...

Using Display Suite to Place Node Fields in Blocks

Photo of John Bickar Posted by John Bickar on Monday, May 20, 2013 - 10:25am

Have you ever looked at a page layout and thought, "Hm, that sure is one long list of fields. It would be nice to be able to place some of that information in a sidebar (or in the footer, etc.)"


In this example, we want to move some of the "Contact Information" fields of an Event node...

Migrating from Stanford Modern to Open Framework based themes

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 12:49pm

A new family of Drupal 7 themes have been released on Stanford Sites as of the evening of April 9th:


  • Open Framework — a responsive, full-featured base theme that uses Twitter Bootstrap styles. It does not include Stanford branding.

  • Stanford...

Hosting Videos on YouTube

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Friday, March 22, 2013 - 5:15pm

Have you ever wondered "how do I host my videos on YouTube?" There are a couple of options depending on your audience.


Departmental Videos


If the videos you want to embed are only relevant to your own departmental website then:


  1. Create a Google account for your dept/...

Using Stanford Web Forms in Drupal websites

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Monday, March 4, 2013 - 9:03am

Stanford provides a flexible, easy-to-use web-based form service - a great free resource for site owners.  According to the Web Forms Service website:



"Stanford community members can use the...

Menu Tricks #2: Automating Page URLs Based on Menu Position

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Monday, February 25, 2013 - 12:48pm

In my last post on Menu Tricks, I outlined a module called Menu Block, that...

Styling on Sites: Introduction to CSS Injector

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 2:55pm

This is the second post in my series titled Styling on Sites. Last time, we looked...

Drupal Resources at Stanford

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Monday, February 11, 2013 - 9:24am

The advent of open source technology brings a whole new world of opportunities previously unaccessible to most people. From general tools like web browsers such as Firefox and...

Menu Tricks #1: Improve Site Navigation with Menu Blocks Module

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 2:59pm

The main menu in Drupal is a very powerful tool when partnered with the right modules and configurations.  The menu can be used to automate URLs, build breadcrumbs and create secondary navigation.  


In this post, I'll be walking through a module that can help you use...

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