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Getting Started on Sites: How to Add a Google Map to Your Website

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 9:07am

Welcome back! This is the sixth blog post in a series on how to create a Drupal 7 personal website using Stanford Sites. Last time we enabled the image insert button...

Getting Started on Sites: Inserting Images in Your Content

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Friday, July 26, 2013 - 10:02am

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

Using Context to Add Blocks to a Region

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Monday, July 8, 2013 - 9:00am

You may be asking yourself, how do I add a block to a sidebar or other region, and how do I get it to display on the correct page? In this post I'll explain how to use the Context module to do just this.


Blocks are a great way to display content in a more structured way on...

Menu Tricks #3: Automating Virtual Menu Position for Specific Content Types

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 9:00am

As a serious navigation advocate, it drives me crazy to have an active "Blog" or "Calendar" link in my main menu when I'm looking at the overview pages for that section, but then the active link goes away when I look at a specific Event or Blog Post. Am I in the Calendar section or not?


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Tips for selecting a Drupal vendor

a face for radio Posted by Zach Chandler on Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 9:12am

I provide web project strategy and guidance for Stanford departments looking to hire a vendor for custom web development. My clients receive a full-service experience that includes business analysis, technical review, needs assessment, research and writing, agency recruitment,...

Twitter and Facebook Widgets for Your Website

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 2:50pm

Social media could be said to be the new "press release," a concise way to get your latest updates out to an interested audience. If you're using Twitter or Facebook, here are a couple of quick and easy ways to integrate your social media content into your website.


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Styling on Sites: Awesome Icons using Font Awesome

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Monday, June 3, 2013 - 9:00am

This is the fourth post in my series, Styling on Sites. In my last post we looked at the new responsive theme Open Framework, and how we...

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...

Working with Content in Drupal: an introduction to design, accessibility, and SEO

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 2:56pm

About a month back now at Drupal Camp, I presented on best practices for formatting your content for the web in the context of Drupal. Highlights included: what well-structured content is, why we care about it and how to make it in Drupal, with special focus on the CKEditor WYSIWYG (what you see...

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...

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