Menu System

By shane
2013-03-11 21:54
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Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #126

The Drupal 7 Menu Admin Per Menu module is a simple module that allows you to grant permissions for users to administer specific Drupal menus based on their role. This module for instance would allow you to allow one role to modify the Main menu, while not allowing the role to modify a separate menu on your Drupal 7 website.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to allow a specific role to administer the user menu on a Drupal site without giving them access to modify the Main menu
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
2013-02-04 00:35
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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
By shane
2012-12-12 20:53
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Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #66

Do you need to add Drop downs to your Drupal 7 website? If so, the Drupal 7 Nice Menus module is a good solution. The Nice Menus module allows you to create menu blocks that can drop down, to the right, or to the left. The Nice Menus module also gives you easy to use theme functions to create and use dropdown menus within your Drupal 7 theme template files (like your page.tpl.php).

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to create a drop down main menu within a Nice Menus block
By shane
2012-12-06 19:22
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Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #62

The Drupal 7 Administration menu makes administering your website easier by providing helpful drop-down menus for handling your everyday Drupal administration tasks.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to install and use the Drupal 7 Admin menu module
  • How to turn off or disable the core Drupal 7 Admin toolbar
  • How to make the Drupal 7 Admin menu look like the Drupal 7 core toolbar
By shane
2012-11-08 23:58
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Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #47

If you are building a Drupal 7 website and need to target an individual menu item for some JQuery or CSS code, the Drupal 7 Menu Attributes module can help. The Menu Attributes module allows you to add CSS classes, ids, title attributes and more to your menu items.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How the Drupal 7 Menu Attributes module can be used to add CSS or Jquery to target individual menu items by looking at a practical example
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #21

This episode works off the the previous episode to create a custom Drupal 7 form using the Drupal Form API, and then looks at how to submit data from the Drupal form into a Drupal database table.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to use hook_menu, hook_permission, and drupal_get_form to create a custom Drupal form page
  • How to create a custom Drupal 7 form using the Drupal Form API
  • How to add a validation function to the Drupal 7 form
  • How to add a submit function the Drupal 7 form
By shane
2012-09-28 13:02
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Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #18

Learn how to create an administration form inside a Drupal module. In this episode we work with the Drupal 7 Form API to build out an administration section for a brand new module. This new module (called cronmonitor) will be completed in the next Daily Dose of Drupal episode (number 19).

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to build a Drupal administration form inside a Drupal 7 module
  • How to set the configure option inside your modules .info file
  • How to implement hook_menu and hook_permission to create an administration page
By shane
2012-09-27 23:50
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Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #17

In this episode we continue learning about Drupal 7 module development by looking at creating menu items with hook_menu() and creating permissions with hook_permission().

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to implement hook_menu() in you Drupal 7 module to create a new page on your Drupal site
  • How to implement hook_permission() in your Drupal 7 module to provide access control to your newly created page
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