Drupal modules

Fix for Drupal 'Social Share Counter' module - Facebook Counter Not Working

I have been using Drupal's Social Share counter module for some time already. It worked great until recently it stopped and all posts were showing 0 shares. After a quick research on the modules issue page, I found the solution: Facebook share...

How To Merge Vocabularies on Drupal (Taxonomy Manager)

A couple of years ago I launched the Piece of Life project in the frames of this blog. The idea was simple - instead of building a separate website for our photo stories, incorporate it in already established blog After a quick brainstorming...

How To Setup Google Analytics For Drupal 8 Website

Setting up Google Analytics for a Drupal 8 powered website is as simple as it is with Drupal 7 website, luckily for us, there is a small and neat module doing the hard work for us. Google Analytics is one of the essential modules to have for any...

Building Drupal 8 Website From Scratch - Part 3, Essential Modules (Pathauto, Google Analytics, Disqus)

In the third part of Drupal 8, website building from a scratch series I will focus on a few essential must have, modules to boost Drupal website's SEO and usability. Before continuing to learn how to build a successful Drupal 8 Website, make...

How To Enable Custom Google Fonts For Drupal 8 Website

There are several options how to enable custom fonts for Drupal 8 website, in this article I will stick with one of the easiest - using a custom module - @font-your-face As usual, for this Drupal tutorial I will use a real-time scenario: For...

Speed Up Drupal site by 76% Using Image Lazyloader

In this article you will learn how I managed to increase load times for a Drupal powered site (the one you are currently reading) by more than 76%. Now the following tip will apply for Drupal sites heavily loaded with images. My website, which is...

How To Setup Pretty URL's For Drupal 8

It seems just yesterday I wrapped a simple Drupal tutorial on how to enable pretty URL's for Drupal 7 site. Turns out already three years have passed. Time flies, newer versions of Drupal emerges, but the question remains pretty popular. I could...

Drupal 7.50 introduces User warning messages for incorectly removed modules

The other day I did perform a minor upgrade from Drupal 7.43 to Drupal 7.50, and was a bit scarred when noticed a huge warning page, at first I thought there are some problems with my files and folders or I have done something terribly wrong. Thus...

Drupal Patch For Location Module To Update Province List for Latvia With Latest Data

Made a simple Drupal patch for Location module to display latest administrative divisions of Latvia. Default one is still showing outdated data using old "Rayon" as administrative divisions of Latvia. Will try to submit this patch to official...

Drupal String Overrides For Comment form + Translated Month names

In yesterday's article How to hide Drupal comment Subject line and help text I talked about a simple and neat module Simplify, with help of whom I was able to get rid of confusing Subject line field and help area under Drupal comments. I was...

How to hide Drupal comment Subject line and help text

There are several ways of hiding Input format options for Drupal comments, the simplest (but the wrongest) way is by just hiding area with CSS (display:none), second -  you can use the hook_form_alter function to make changes to...

Drupal - How To Add Read More Link To Copied Text (addtocopy)

Time after time I have received negative comments on my blog, where users were complaining about disabled copy functionality from my blog - For a very long time I had disabled to copy any text and images from my blog using simple but neat...

How to replace all "http" hyperlink with "https" Drupal

Recently I made a switch from http to https. I was pretty pleased with results, and started to wait for possible SEO boost from Google. As time passed, instead of boost some traffic drop started to appear in my Google Analytics account. I...

How to Speed up your Drupal site: CDN integration using KeyCDN

In today's Drupal development series I will show how easy you can setup a true CDN for your Drupal site using third party CDN provider -  KeyCDN.  Get a free $10 bonus by signing up for KeyCDN About Content delivery...

How to develop Native Drupal app using Drupalgap - Part 1: Custom Front Page Using views - Images and Date

There was a time when I was really eager to develop native Drupal app, back then I decided to stick with Drupalgap. Now, more than a year has already passed since, and I haven't achieved my goal (s) yet. Until recently, I decided to finish...

How To Make Floating Blocks in Drupal Using Module

In this article you will learn how to make blocks on your Drupal site to float using a simple, and yet powerful module - Floating block. Here are some other cool tutorials you might find interesting: How To Display Social Share Buttons On Drupal...

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 Setup CKEDITOR For Drupal Website

In this tutorial you will learn how to setup a CKEditor for your Drupal website + how to enable a few very neat modules - like IMCE for Image upload, Spell checker and Word count. Since the beginning (almost since) I created my blog (www....

How To Protect Drupal Content (Articles and Photos) From Being Copied

Some time ago I noticed some website has copied my content including all texts and photos. I immediately contacted the website owner with a request to take down this copy/pasted content. This simple approach worked this time and indeed my...

How To Schedule Drupal Posts (Future Date And Time)

In this Drupal modules review post series  I will demonstrate how one (perhaps) you can schedule Drupal posts (nodes) by using a little and neat module: SchedulerDrupal out of box doesn't offer such functionality (Frankly speaking I would love...

Building A Travel Map - Drupal Way (Gmap + Views + Selective Filters)

In this article I'll show how I have built a travel map using Drupal and a few extra modules.For a starter, you can see a live preview by visiting my Travel Map.In this map I have listed all places I have visited since October 2013 (When I started...

Drupal module - For Embedding A SoundCloud Media Files

Recently I faced a need to embed a SoundCloud's media file on Drupal website. This request come from my mother's website, I have built previously. My mom decided to have a weekly podcast featured on her blog. After first podcast was created I...

8 Alternative Drupal Modules and Tutorials to Boost Your site's Functionality

I'm into a round up post series mood - today I will share 8 really interesting, perhaps alternative solutions for everyday Drupal development tasks. Below listed are 8 modules and solutions to achieve some or other functionality Do you use some...

Drupal module - Social Media Links Block

Today by up keeping my Drupal powered blog I noticed I'm not using "follow me"  buttons just enough.Well I had one Google+ follow me block displayed on right sidebar of my blog. But that's all, no Facebook, no Twitter, no LinkedIn.The...

Drupal Module - Administration Views to Replace Default Content Overview Page

I have been working with Drupal for more than 6 years already, but somehow I have not been noticed a cool administrative Drupal module - Administration Views.And probably wouldn't even notice it for some more time, but things went like this - a...

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...

Drupal module: Hierarchical Select

Drupal module Hierarchical Select is a handy "must-have" module for sites that are heavily based on category terms and their childes. I have been using this module for some previous projects in combination with another, yet more simple module -...

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 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...