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October 2013

Linnea's BADCamp highlights

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 1:14pm

Last weekend was Bay Area Drupal Camp and I was able to attend both the Higher Ed Summit on Friday and conference sessions on Saturday. My...

Making a copy of a website with the Backup and Migrate Module

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 2:48pm

Have you ever wanted to try something new on your website, but you were afraid it might go wrong and leave you with a broken site?  Or maybe you want a second website that is is a close match to an existing one? Creating a copy of your live (or "production") site gives you the...

Getting Started on Sites: Creating a New Content Type

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 10:55am

Welcome back! This is the blog post number nine in a series on how to create a Drupal 7 personal website using Stanford Sites....

Troubleshooting the Administration Views 7.x-1.0 Update

Photo of John Bickar Posted by John Bickar on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 11:32am

Overview

In August, 2013, the Administration Views module was updated from 7.x-1.0-alpha1 to 7.x-1.0 on Stanford Sites. This update has the potential to cause several issues, manifesting in one or several of the following ways:

  • A "Trying to get property of non-object in...

Getting Started on Sites: What's this "No front page content" about?

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 8:41am

Your front page is all ready to go, except you have this funny phrase, "No front page content has been created yet." You've tried everything from moving blocks to crossing your fingers and clenching your teeth and that phrase still pops up. How do you get rid of this?

What...

Menu Tricks #4: Menu Block with Bootstrap Dropdowns

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 9:05am

Earlier this year, I wrote a blog post about using Menu Block module. In this post, I'll talk about how Menu Block integrates with ...

New releases for Stanford Drupal themes, October 2013

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Monday, October 14, 2013 - 9:03am

We are excited to announce the upcoming October 19th release of our updated mobile-responsive Drupal 7 themes:

  • Open Framework
  • Stanford Framework*
  • Stanford Wilbur*
  • Stanford Jordan*

* Stanford-branded...

Creating a Menu Position Rule Programatically

Photo of John Bickar Posted by John Bickar on Friday, October 11, 2013 - 9:03am

The Menu Position module provides a powerful way for Drupal to create "virtual" menu items, and provides a...

Getting Started on Sites: Adding New Fields to Your Content Type

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 9:09am

Welcome back! This is the eighth blog post in a series on how to create a Drupal 7 personal website using Stanford Sites....

Writing for the Web #2: Titles and Headings

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Friday, October 4, 2013 - 9:17am

Titles and Headings are some of the most critical content on your website. They are content landmarks that readers use to navigate your page.

This blog post will give you some tips for how to write great page titles and headings so that users will quickly find what they...

Imagery 101: Image accessibility

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 9:05am

Welcome to Imagery 101! Last time we looked at how to prepare your image for the web. In this post, we'll learn how to add your image to...