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By shane
Wed, 2012-10-17 12:59
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #31

Have you ever had the need to enter the location of a place and display that location on a map in Drupal? If so, the Geolocation Field module will be a huge help. The Geolocation Field module allows you to not only select various ways to input the location of a place, but also gives you various options for how to display that location to users.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to create a Drupal 7 content type that uses the Geolocation Field module.
By shane
Wed, 2012-10-17 00:33
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #30

In this episode we look at the Drupal 7 Quicktabs module and examine how it can be used to easily create tabbed content containing blocks, views, nodes, and even other quicktabs blocks.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to use the Drupal 7 Quicktabs module for creating tabbed content on a Drupal website
  • How to position a Drupal 7 Quicktabs block using the Drupal blocks system
  • How to change the style of a Drupal 7 Quicktabs block instance
By shane
Mon, 2012-10-15 22:31
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #29

In this episode we learn about the Drupal 7 Automatic Entity Label module that can serve as a replacement to the Automatic Node Title module that we learned about in the Daily Dose of Drupal episode 27.

In this episode you will learn:

  • What the Drupal 7 Automatic Entity Label module is and how it differs from the Automatic Node title module
  • How to hide the Drupal title field and automatically generate the value based on Drupal 7 token values for Node titles and comment titles.
By shane
Fri, 2012-10-12 18:03
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #28

In this episode we go over the Drupal 7 Meta tags module. We look at how meta tags can be easily added to the front page of your Drupal site and node pages of your Drupal website.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to configure the Drupal 7 Meta tags module to display on the front page of your Drupal site
  • How to configure the Drupal 7 Meta tags module to display on node pages of your Drupal website
By shane
Thu, 2012-10-11 17:07
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #27

The Drupal 7 Automatic Nodetitles module is a useful Drupal module that allows you to easily hide the page title field when creating content. On top of that, it allows you to create Drupal token based patterns for filling in the default for the hidden title field.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How the Drupal 7 Auto Nodetitles module can be used to hide the title field on a node creation page.
  • How to use the Drupal 7 token module to create patterns for the Drupal Auto Nodetitles module.
By shane
Wed, 2012-10-10 21:36
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #26

We continue learning more about the Drupal 7 Rules module in this episode of the Daily Dose of Drupal. We examine how the Rules Scheduler module works and how it can be used to schedule the triggering of Rules actions.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How the Drupal 7 Rules Module can be used to schedule actions to run in the future
  • How to publish a newly created Drupal node on a future date
By shane
Tue, 2012-10-09 17:56
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #25

In this episode we continue learning more about the Drupal 7 Rules module and explore building Rules components. We go through what Rules components are, and how they can be useful when building a Drupal 7 website.

In this episode you will learn:

  • What Rules components are and how they can make building Drupal Rules easier and more powerful
  • What the various types of Rules components are and what each type of component can be used for
By shane
Mon, 2012-10-08 18:40
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #24

Learn about the basics of the Drupal 7 Rules module and how the Drupal Rules module can be used to react to specific events that happen on your Drupal 7 website.

In this episode you will learn:

  • What the Drupal 7 Rules module is and how you can use it to build more advanced Drupal websites
  • How to build Drupal 7 Rules to react to specific events that occur on your Drupal website
  • How to configure conditions to limit when your Drupal Rules should be triggered
  • How to set up actions to fire when your Drupal 7 rules are triggered
By shane
Fri, 2012-10-05 16:34
Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #23

In this episode we go over the Drupal 7 Strongarm module and how it can be used to manage variables and configuration on your Drupal website. This episode looks at how the Drupal 7 Features modules can be used with the Drupal 7 Strongarm module to manage the exporting of the Drupal variables table.

In this episode you will learn:

Daily Dose of Drupal Episode #22

Continued from the last episode of the Daily Dose of Drupal, this episode continues Drupal 7 module development work with the Database API to pull data from the database and display it on a page.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to pull data from the Drupal database using the Drupal 7 db_query function
  • How to use db_select and the Database API's dynamic query building to pull data from the database
  • How to display data using a theme function to output data as a table

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