Drupal

How To Enable Google Adsense ads.txt file for Drupal on Nginx

Around early September 2019, in my Google AdSense dashboard, I noticed a warning informing me to create a separate ads.txt file.  I followed the on-screen instruction and did what was asked. After two months (at the start of November) I...

How to Enable OneSignal Web Push Notifications SendTag For Drupal (User Segmentation by Interests)

I spent a good amount of time, trying to learn how to implement a better user segmentation on OneSignal. The best I could get so far was the default OneSiganal's out of the box segmentation based on user country. As my blog covers many mutually...

How To Sync Drupal RSS Feed to Mailchimp

RSS is not dead, it's more than alive - nowadays it's used to sync content across services and devices. After finishing installing push notifications for my blog I decided to re-check my e-mail marketing strategy. Wow, it's hard to compare actually...

How to Upgrade PHP 5.3 to 5.5.9 on Ubuntu 12.04 to Support Drupal 8

That day finally have come and I've officially started a new project on my first Drupal 8 website. While my first attempts were about two years ago, but due to the lack of time and will to explore new things and configure new servers I...

How To Embed Facebook Posts into Drupal CMS

OK, I just need to finish this article as it has been in drafts section since November 2013 (Have no clue why I haven't finished it for so long). It's a good idea to finish your drafts once in a while. I believe embedding a Facebook post is not the...

LEMP Server Ubuntu 12.04 for serving Drupal on Nginx

In this tutorial you will learn how to setup a LEMP stack on Ubuntu 12.04 for serving a Drupal site (s). Update: I originally started this post to document my setup for actually configuring Nginx server on Ubuntu for Drupal site at the start...

Fourth Traffic Spike - How to get 10,000 Pageviews in One Day

Yesterday (February 18) marked another important milestone for my blog - for the very first time my blog traffic crossed 10,000 page views in one day. Now, don't get me wrong - I would love to report 10,000 daily page views instead of 10,000 in one...

How To Split Large .TSV files and Import to MS Excel or OpenOffice Using EmEditor

In this article you will learn how to split large .tsv (and not only) files so you can import them to MS Office, Open Office or whatever you need using a small and neat (paid) program called EmEditor. Here is the scenario - I have been booking.com...

How To Display Username In URL For Drupal Site

I know for some experienced Drupal developers such question might sound bizarre, because  - hey..it's a piece of cake...  I have been subscribed to the LinkedIn Drupal group and exactly such question arise here: hey guys is...

How To Start A Blog And Make It Successful

Update: I have created a resources page, where you should check for further updates. This page will not be updated anymore. In this blogging advice series, I will cover topics on how to start a blog and make it successful. In this post I...

Best WordPress Hosting From Bluehost - Starting Just $3.95/mo

If you are looking for a reliable, fast and cheap hosting for your self-hosted WordPress blog or website - I can recommend you to try Bluehost. Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links to Bluehost.com, by clicking on links...

Building A Simple Drupal Booking Engine From Scratch

Originally this post was planned to be a part of building a Drupal website from scratch series post, I did in late 2013. For some reason this post was left unpublished, so today I decided to review it one more time and make it public.  In...

Free PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript editor (IDE) - Codelobster PHP Edition With Drupal Plugin

The other day I was contacted by Stas from CodeLobster.com, Stas wanted to learn is it possible to add a featured post on my blog regarding -  free PHP IDE - Codelobster PHP Edition which has some plugins for Drupal and other CMS (...

Drupal Rules - How To Configure Journalist and Editor roles to Unpublish/Publish Content

Working on a customers project, we faced a need to have many different Drupal user roles to have on site. I will speak about two of them today - Journalist and Editor.As you might understand already we are talking about a media portal, where there...

Website for Translation Agency - CaucasusTranslations.com

Caucasus Translations is a professional translation and localization agency located in Tbilisi, capital of Georgia. The leader in the translation and content localization business in Caucasus and Central Asia. The agency employs more than...

Drupal App - How to Make a Native Android App Using DrupalGap

It has been a while since I decided to build mine first Android app powered by Drupal.Actually, I haven't built any other kind of app yet. But I have investigated few options though.My findings to the day is DrupalGap.orgI'm still investigating this...

TBSC consulting - upgrade from Joomla to Drupal

TBSC consulting approached me for help - to help them out to secure their existing site, which was built on Joomla.As a true Drupaller I offered them - can we switch CMS from Joomla to Drupal? And they agreed. Here is what we got:TBSC Consulting...

Drupal module: User Picture Field - A Brilliant Solution for Styling forms With Display Suite

Working with complex Drupal projects I'm always trying to escape much rewrites of existing Drupal built in functionality.This time I got a clients request to have an user edit form with two level admin: One for username and password information -...

Drupal Simple FB connect + User Form Theming

Lately I have been busy with a project involving a lot of custom coding and programming (mainly because of existing complex web-design) So at the finish line - there are still few things we must to finish - And one of them involves Facebook Login...

Drupal Display Suite Two Columns on User Edit Forms + Image Widget Default Image

Working on a customers project I faced another interesting obstacle (s):First to have separate User Admin and User Profile pagesSecond - on user edit pages to display fields on two columns (according to the design).So here arises two problems:First...

Facebook Login Button For a Drupal website

So - another request come from a client - to add a Facebook login button for a Drupal website.As for a start it might sound like easy to handle a task - I spent about a week to figure out the best possible solution for this. At first we must...

Drupal Menu Badges + Views + Flags + Rules = Counting Messages

The Drupal project I'm currently working with get's complicated each and every day - so for a start I faced a problem to display dynamic content as menu items - i found a great not to say one of the greate findings this years in field of Drupal...

Menu Tokens Module for Drupal Site

On the project I'm working lately there is need for many not so simple solutions - one of them involves using Profile2 module, for creating a multi level user profile page - like there is one page for e-mail and password, then there is second...

How To Display Drupal nodes You Created 1 Year Ago?

It turns out - yesterday on October 3d - my blog had a birthday - it was exatly one year since my first blog post appeared on reinisfischer.comOn that day I created 2 posts:Baltic's vs Caucasus by GDP 2012Can you blog 365 days in a row?Speaking of...

Drupal: Create Dynamical Menus with Menu Views

Today working on a customer's Drupal project, I found a kind of strange need - to display for authenticated users their flagged content in a drop-down menu - kinda Facebook, LinkedIn behavior, when you click on gear icon and magic happens - you see...

Drupal Panels - When Best Used

I have seen many bad Drupal sites built around complex modules and panels. For a years I have avoided of using Drupal Panels. I mean in 90% cases developer can get along using just views and good structured theme.But there are 10% cases when you...

Open Atrium - Love it or Hate it

Some potential customer of mine would like to build an intranet site after several meetings we have negotiated we could use Open Atrium for building a companies intranet site.Honestly speaking I'm not very familiar with Open Atrium, and I have...

How to add Open Graph protocol for your Drupal site

Open Graph is protocol used to pass meta data to Facebook, and not only. I will not dig deeper in details about protocol itself, you can find more here: http://ogp.me/ Today I'm willing to share my knowledge, how you can use Open Graph...

Vazhatravel.com - tours and travel in Georgia

Vazhatravel.com was a Drupal-powered site a built for a friend. Vazha Travel offers one of the best rates for tours and transfers in Georgia. With Vazha Travel you can order airport transfer from Tbilisi airport to the Tbilisi city centre as low as...

Google Authorship for Drupal

Updated: Google seems doesn't takes into consideration Google Authorship markup I have been many times heard that adding Google Authorship tag to your website will help you in terms of SEO. So I decided to add Google Authorship tag to my blog and...