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By shane
2013-03-09 22:58
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Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #124

The Drupal 7 RobotsTxt module makes it easy to control your Drupal site's robots.txt file from the Drupal admin. This is especially useful for multisite Drupal installations in which a different robots.txt file is needed on each site.

In this module you will learn:

  • How to install and configure the robots.txt file on a Drupal multisite installation

Thanks to Drupalize.me for sponsoring this episode of the Daily Dose of Drupal.

By shane
2013-03-07 23:59
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Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #123

The Drupal 7 Cloud Zoom module makes it easy to zoom in on a Drupal image. The Cloud Zoom module creates an image display formatter that can be used for various types of images including image galleries, product images, and more.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to use the Cloud Zoom display formatter on a content type image
  • How to use the Cloud Zoom display formatter to create a simple image gallery
By shane
2013-03-05 23:53
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Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #122

The Drupal 7 Block Class module provides an easy way to add a CSS class to a Drupal block.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to use the Block Class module to add a CSS class to a Drupal 7 block
  • Cases that having a CSS class on your Drupal block might be useful

Thanks to Drupalize.me for sponsoring this episode of the Daily Dose of Drupal.

By shane
2013-03-04 01:07
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Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #121

The Drupal 7 ShURLy module provides a simple way to build your own URL shortening service on a Drupal 7 website. The ShURLy module provides an easy way to shorten URLs, manage the URL after it is shortened, and track the clicks of that URL. The Drupal 7 module also provides an easy way to expose the newly created URL shortening service to the rest of the world with an easy to implement web service.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to use the Drupal ShURLy module to create shortened URLs
By shane
2013-03-03 22:51
1 comment
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #120

The Views Data Export Module provides an easy way to export your views data in many different formats (CSV, XLS, DOC, TXT, XML, etc).

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to export Drupal 7 views data as a CSV file
  • How to export Drupal 7 views data as an XLS file
  • How the Drupal views page display is handled independently of what is actually exported in the Views data export
By shane
2013-03-02 23:57
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Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #119

The Drupal 7 Special Menu Items module allows the adding of placeholder and separator menu items.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to use the Special Menu Items module to create a placeholder menu item
  • How to use the Special Menu Items module to create a separator menu item

Thanks to Drupalize.me for sponsoring this episode of the Daily Dose of Drupal.

By shane
2013-02-28 15:42
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Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #117

The Drupal 7 jQuery SelectBox module is a simple module that makes HTML select boxes easier to style. It replaces the HTML form select element with easier to style HTML markup.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to download and install the jQuery SelectBox module
  • What the jQuery SelectBox module is doing in the background to make the select boxes on the site continue to work correctly

Thanks to Drupalize.me for sponsoring this episode.

By shane
2013-02-25 22:08
8 comments
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #116

The Drupal 7 Views Autocomplete Filters module adds the ability to create Views exposed filters that are autocompletes. This is useful to replace the traditional text field exposed filter or even a drop down exposed filter.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to create a simple Drupal view with an Autocomplete exposed filter
  • How to create a more complex Drupal view using an Entity Reference field with an Autocomplete exposed filter
By shane
2013-02-24 14:42
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Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #115

The Drupal 7 Smart Crop module is a Drupal module that provides an Image Style action that provides more intelligent image cropping.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to create a new Drupal image style that uses the SmartCrop action
  • How to create a new Drupal image style that uses the Scale and SmartCrop action

Episode sponsored by Drupalize.me

By shane
2013-02-23 11:19
6 comments
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #114

The Drupal 7 Views Calc module provides an easy way to do calculations on the numeric data that is displayed within a Drupal 7 View.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to create a Drupal 7 Views Calc view
  • How to use Views Calc to perform calculations such as SUM and AVG on a Drupal 7 field within a View

Thanks to Drupalize.me for sponsoring this episode of the Daily Dose of Drupal.

By shane
2013-02-17 23:23
2 comments
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #110

The Drupal 7 Style Guide module is a very simple module that helps you when building a Drupal theme. The module provides a single page displaying how your Drupal theme renders common Drupal elements, form elements, and other HTML elements. By having all of these elements rendered in one page, it makes it much easier to ensure your theme covers all the basics.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How the Drupal Style Guide module will help you build better Drupal themes
By shane
2013-02-15 15:06
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Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #109

The Drupal 7 Block Up Down module allows easy management of your blocks from the front end of your site (rather than having to go to the Administer Blocks page).

In this episode you will learn:

  • What the Block Up Down module is used for
  • How to use the Block Up Down module to re-position or disable blocks on your Drupal site

Thanks to Drupalize.me for sponsoring today's episode.

By shane
2013-02-14 07:02
2 comments
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #108

The Drupal 7 Coffee Module is a handy module that streamlines the administration of a Drupal 7 site by allow a quick search like mechanism for navigating to various administrative screens or for adding new content to your Drupal website.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How the Drupal Coffee module can speed up your Drupal administration tasks
  • How to use the Drupal Coffee module to navigate around Drupal administration pages
By shane
2013-02-12 23:55
6 comments
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #107

The Drupal 7 Views Accordion module allows you to build a Drupal View with results displayed in jQuery accordion tabs.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to install and configure the Drupal Views Accordion module
  • How to build a simple Drupal View using the Drupal Views Accordion module
  • How to change the Drupal Views settings to alter how the Views Accordion module works
By shane
2013-02-11 08:27
0 comments
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #106

The Drupal 7 HTML5 Application Cache module allows you to easily implement an HTML5 manifest file and begin caching pages for offline viewing (often called HTML5 AppCache).

In this episode you will learn:

By shane
2013-02-08 09:07
5 comments
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #105

The Drupal 7 Colorbox module is one of the many Drupal modules that allows you to display things in a lightbox style modal dialog window.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to use the Drupal Colorbox module to display image fields in a Colorbox window

Thanks again to Drupalize.me for sponsoring this episode of the Daily Dose of Drupal.

By shane
2013-02-07 00:10
2 comments
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #104

The Drupal 7 Conditional Fields module makes it easy to build dynamic and complex forms with Drupal 7 Fields. Any Drupal entity that has fields can pretty much be built into a dynamic and conditional form. The Conditional Fields module essentially lets you set conditions for how specific fields act based on another dependent field on the form. The simplest example is that this module can hide or show a field based on the value of another field. If you are still confused at what this module can do, watch the video to find out more!

By shane
2013-02-06 07:31
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Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #103

The Drupal 7 Service links module makes it easy to add social networking or bookmarking links and widgets to your Drupal 7 website. From Facebook, to Twitter, to Google Plus, and more... this module has it all.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to download and configure the various settings in the Service Links module
  • How to add service links and service widgets to a content type page

Thanks to today's sponsor Drupalize.me

By shane
2013-02-05 07:56
3 comments
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #102

The Drupal 7 @font-your-face module is one of the easiest ways to get started with adding web fonts to your Drupal 7 website. It provides an easy to use administrative interface which makes adding web fonts simply point and click.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to download and configure the @font-your-face module
  • How to use Google Fonts API with the Font your face module
  • How to use a custom CSS selectore with the @font-your-face module
By shane
2013-02-04 00:35
2 comments
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #101

The Drupal 7 Menu Badges module is a neat little module that allows you to add numbered badges next to menu items on a Drupal 7 website. It integrates nicely with views so you can easily add your own numbered icons to any menu link. You will also need the Link Badges module for this to work.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to add a Menu Badge to a Drupal PrivateMsg link
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