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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/...

Staging Content for Websites: Google Docs & Clean HTML

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 11:02am

While working on websites, we at Stanford Web Services have found that inventorying and rewriting your content so that you're ready to put it into your newly-delivered (but relatively empty) website is one of the toughest parts of migrating to...

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...

Styling on Sites: Introduction to Stanford Basic Theme Settings

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Friday, February 1, 2013 - 5:36pm

This is the first post in a multi-post series on styling your Sites site. In this post I'll get you aquainted with the Stanford Basic theme settings and what you can do without adding any additional CSS.


So, below is my personal site...

Importing Events from events.stanford.edu

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Friday, January 25, 2013 - 6:46pm

Have you checked out Stanford's Event Calendar at http://events.stanford.edu? It has featured events, events from departments and student groups, and events by subject or type. It's a great place to find out what's happening around campus...

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