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By shane
Thu, 2012-12-27 19:49
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #75

An important aspect of running a website is getting traffic from search engines such as Google and Bing. While not all websites receive traffic from search engines, a large majority depend on search engine traffic. One way to help make sure the search engines are adequately crawling and indexing your site is to verify your site on Google Webmaster tools and Bing Webmaster. The Drupal 7 Site Verification module makes verifying your Drupal 7 website on these search engines simple.

In this module you will learn:

    By shane
    Wed, 2012-12-26 13:56
    Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #74

    Do you need to create an email newsletter or email subscription signup form on your Drupal website? If so, the Drupal 7 Mailchimp module along with an account on mailchimp.com is a great place to get started. In this episode I go over how to create a simple signup form using the third party email newsletter service, Mailchimp along with the Drupal module.

    In this episode you will learn:

    • How to install and configure the Drupal 7 Mailchimp module
    By shane
    Fri, 2012-12-21 20:34
    Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #73

    The Drupal 7 Fivestar module can be used to easily rate various types of content on a Drupal 7 website. These ratings can be used on the content itself or even from the comments of that piece of content.

    In this episode you will learn:

    • How to install and configure the Drupal 7 Fivestar module
    • How to create a simple Fivestar rating system on an article content type
    By shane
    Thu, 2012-12-20 13:37
    Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #72

    The Drupal 7 Context module allows you to easily organize your site into manageable sections (a.k.a "contexts"). These contexts can be used to change the layout of the page depending on where you are on the site. For instance, you may need certain blocks to show up in the sidebar on the homepage, and then change that to show up differently on blog pages.

    Note: You will need to install the Drupal 7 Chaos tools (ctools) module in order to use the Drupal 7 context module.

    In this episode you will learn:

      By shane
      Wed, 2012-12-19 21:40
      Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #71

      The Drupal 7 Pathauto module allows you to easily create patterns for the URL alias of any content you create on your Drupal 7 site. This is a module that I install on almost all my Drupal sites.

      In this episode you will learn:

      • How the Drupal 7 Pathauto module can automatically create URL aliases on your Drupal site based on a pattern
      • How to bulk update or delete URL aliases
      By shane
      Tue, 2012-12-18 20:47
      Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #70

      The Drupal 7 Captcha module is one of the many possible Drupal modules to help catch bots from submitting forms on your Drupal site.

      In this episode you will learn:

      • How to configure the Drupal 7 Captcha module to use math based questions
      • How to configure the Drupal 7 Captcha module to use an text based image
      • How to change the distortion and noise settings of text based image captchas
      By shane
      Mon, 2012-12-17 23:36
      Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #69

      The Drupal 7 Printer, Email, and PDF Versions module allows you to easily create a printable copy, PDF copy, or email-able copy of a Drupal page.

      In this episode you will learn:

      • How to use the Printer, Email and PDF Versions module to create a printable copy of a Drupal page
      • How to use the Printer, Email, and PDF Versions module to email a copy of a Drupal page
      • How to configure the Printer, Email, and PDF Versions Drupal 7 module
      By shane
      Fri, 2012-12-14 18:49
      Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #68

      Do you have a question? Well if so I have the answer, well actually the Drupal 7 Frequently Asked Questions Module might help you find the answer. If you need to find a simple way to display questions and answers on a Drupal 7 website, this episode along with the Drupal FAQ module, will help.

      By shane
      Thu, 2012-12-13 18:17
      Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #67

      Note: In this video I do not mention that you need the jQuery Cycle plugin installed to get this working. I already had it installed in my video. You can see information on how to do that in steps 3 through 7 on http://drupal.org/node/903244

      The Drupal 7 Views Slideshow module makes it easy to add a slideshow to display rotating content on any Drupal 7 website.

      In this episode you will learn:

      • How to create a simple Drupal content type with an image field to use for the Views Slideshow
      By shane
      Wed, 2012-12-12 20:53
      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

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