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Added by DrupalSN (u: admin) Pro on Sun 29th Aug 2010 @ 01:38
In this fairly simple tutorial I’ll show you how to use Drupal to create a simple news archive. We’ll cover creating a new content type, setting up a new View and then add a bit of theming to smarten things up. Although I’m focusing this tutorial on creating a news archive the principles can be reused to create lists of any types of content, blog posts, videos, whatever. An...
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Added by DrupalSN (u: admin) Pro on Mon 16th Aug 2010 @ 23:00
Drupal 7 version If you’re looking for a Drupal 7 version of this please check out the jQuery UI Selectmenu module: http://drupal.org/project/selectmenu. I recently had to implement fancy select menus while helping out on the redesign of All-X.ca for my good friend and designer, Alex Ventpap. Alex is very focused on design (as designers are) so while I thought the style of select menus...
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Added by DrupalSN (u: admin) Pro on Sat 7th Aug 2010 @ 22:52
With Drupal 7 going into alpha 6 the official launch is getting ever closer so I thought it was about time I got stuck in and started looking at updating my themes to Drupal 7. The excellent theme conversion documentation available on drupal.org gives a great overview so I’ve picked out some of my favourite additions and changes brought into Drupal 7 theming. Blocks have new, more...
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Added by DrupalSN (u: admin) Pro on Fri 16th Jan 2009 @ 15:20
Installing modules and themes is really important in Drupal and you can make life alot easier for yourself when updating if you follow a few simple points which I’ll outline in this short tutorials. Organising your module and theme folders
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Added by DrupalSN (u: admin) Pro on Wed 7th Jan 2009 @ 08:51
This is the final part of the "Events listing system using Date, CCK and Views modules" series, if you missed the previous parts check them out: Part 1 | Part 2 By now we have a simple events listing system, so in this part we're going to look at some more advanced stuff and take this system further and improve it.
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Added by DrupalSN (u: admin) Pro on Tue 2nd Dec 2008 @ 02:39
With Christmas less than a month away now, I bet you're wondering exactly what Drupalers want for Christmas, so he's my list. A ticket to DrupalCON DC On March the 4th-7th 2009 Washington DC is hosting DrupalCON.DrupalCON is a bi-annual conference/unconference for Drupal developers and users.
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Added by DrupalSN (u: admin) Pro on Sun 23rd Nov 2008 @ 11:04
This tutorial was originally requested by droople. In this tutorial we will be creating an events listing system using CCK, Date and views as opposed to using the events and calendar modules. I’m going break this tutorial up into 3 parts so it’s manageable. In part 1 I’m going to check we have the right modules installed and then look at the CCK setup of our events system....
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Added by DrupalSN (u: admin) Pro on Tue 11th Nov 2008 @ 11:47
Since the official release of Views 2 and now CCK for Drupal 6 I've had the pleasure of using Drupal 6 a lot more in my day job. So I thought I'd share some of the new hooks and functionality I'm finding really useful in Drupal 6: hook_menu_alter Seems like Drupal has been crying out for this hook forever and now it's here. What it does
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Added by DrupalSN (u: admin) Pro on Mon 10th Nov 2008 @ 11:05
This is a really quick tutorial in response to sahilr's question here: http://drupalsn.com/learn-drupal/drupal-questions/question-2470. This tutorial outlines the procedures for Drupal 5 but if you are comfortable with Views 2 you can follow the tutorials principle and transfer it to Views 2 and it should work fine.
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Added by DrupalSN (u: admin) Pro on Mon 25th Aug 2008 @ 09:08
Anyone who has used a social networking site won’t have failed to notice the importance of having a buddy or friend list system to allow site users to connect with each other. So in this simple tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a buddy list system in Drupal using the buddylist 1 module.
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Added by DrupalSN (u: admin) Pro on Tue 5th Aug 2008 @ 02:53
From Drupal 4.7 onwards Drupal themers now have the ability to set their own custom block regions for their themes. This gives even more power to your theme and your ability to customize your themes.
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Added by DrupalSN (u: admin) Pro on Tue 5th Aug 2008 @ 01:18
In the overriding theme functions tutorial we touched on using a template.php file within your theme and hopefully you saw how powerful it can be for theming overriding, so I’ll show you a few tips and tricks I have learnt here and there.
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Added by DrupalSN (u: admin) Pro on Fri 1st Aug 2008 @ 10:16
For those new to Drupal the term Drupal theming can sound a little scary but really it really isn’t something you should fear! Drupal theming in its simplest form in just a HTML/CSS layout with a bunch of PHP tags dropped in. There seems to be a perception that Drupal theming is something really difficult but to be honest if your HTML and CSS skills are up to scratch and you’re...
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