An Easier Drupal Update? |

Drupal updates are tedious--downloading individual files, uploading, manually running the update.php script... If you're administering more than one Drupal installation, it becomes tiring quickly. I've found two ways of solving these problems: the Drush utility and using Acquia's Drupal distribution.

Create a Test Site |

Drupal en zijn modules zijn voortdurend in ontwikkeling. Code kan snel wijzigen en documentatie is niet altijd voorhanden. In de praktijk betekent dat dat het (de)activeren van een module vervelende gevolgen kan hebben voor de bezoekers van de website. Daarom is het ten stelligste aangeraden om een test site op te zetten. Als de wijzigingen op de test site werken, kunnen ze veilig doorgevoerd worden op de live site.

16 Useful .htaccess Tricks and Hacks For Web Developers

The .htaccess files (Hypertext Access file) is a very powerful configuration tool on Apache web server. The Apache web server has a number of configuration options that are available to the server administrator. The .htaccess is a simple ASCII text file placed in your website root directory. You can create and edit an .htaccess file using a text editor like notepad. Here in this blog post I have come up with useful 16 tips and hacks to configure your web server.

Mapping with Drupal: GMap, Location & Views |

These are very rough notes from tom_o_t's session at DrupalCampNYC6 on how to use Drupal for mapping. Feel free to add screenshots, configuration options, etc, and we can contribute back to the GMap documentation page.

Multiple nodes from single node submission in Drupal | Advomatic - Drupal Development, Hosting, and Consulting

use case: to create multiple nodes from a single node submission. This is something that Drupal can handle relatively easily but, it is just not that intuitive so here is a tutorial on how I accomplished this. This tutorial will cover how to create two nodes, an image node and a text node, from a single submitted node.

Dynamic Theming in Drupal 6 - Part 1

The Drupal system, when combined with the PHPTemplate engine, gives you the ability to create logic that will automatically display templates or specific elements in response to the existence of certain conditions. In this two part article by Ric Shreves, we will look at running multiple templates, and at creating dynamic elements and styles. Among the techniques covered in these articles ( Part 1 and Part 2 ) are: using suggestions—naming conventions—to control template display, the use of $body_classes to create dynamic styling, and the implementation of the preprocessor function.


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