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

October 07, 2014
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 development - Drupal  Menu Views , then I faced a problem to display...

Node reference views display using relationships

March 20, 2014
I started doing some Drupal powered site rebuilding. By first of all I deleted all views and un-installed and deleted modules that are not must-have.  Then I started from scratch building with views: It took me some time (about 5 minutes) to remember how to display referenced nodes on other node page...

Custom Drupal Search Built with Search API + Database Search + Views

January 18, 2014
Default Drupal search function is pretty much OK, but if you are looking for ways to control and extend search behavior  - you are stuck with out of box search.  I'll show you how you can boost your search functionality, by using just two (OK, three modules) Download following modules:...

Facebook share button for Drupal views

December 17, 2013
Some time ago, I created a tutorial showing how you can add a Facebook like button to your Drupal powered site. That tutorial was pretty easy because we used a module. Today I'm willing to show, how to add Facebook share button to Drupal views page. Go to Facebook developer center - https://developers.facebook...

Building a Drupal site from scratch - part 13 - working with node display

November 13, 2013
By default, when adding new fields to content type, and then entering values in them, Drupal will display all of them on node:But what if we don't want some or all of these fields to be displayed on our node?Simple, we can change order, or hide them by using Manage Display settings on our Content type pageAs you can...

Building a Drupal site from scratch - part 10 - Views exposed filters

November 10, 2013
Remember at start of this tutorial we created a tour types taxonomy, by allowing asign a category for each node from content type tour? Today we gonna add these values to our tours page, by allowing for users to filer tours by their type: Open your view tour, and under filter settings add filter Tour type:Make...

Drupal views archive page

November 08, 2013
Today I decided to give some face-lift to my blog page. I wanted to add an archive function to filter blog posts by month. If you have views enabled, you can use default view archive, which comes with views.Since I already had created a page blog, I didn't see any use to use 2 identical views - archive and blog. So I...

Building a Drupal site from scratch - part 7 - Theming views

November 07, 2013
In part 4 in tutorial series how to build a Drupal site from scratch, I am showing how to build views. Now let's upgrade them, by adding additional fields and even CSS style.Yes, we will add CSS style directly into our views.Lets go back to our view tours (if you are new to this series, please read how to create a...

Building a Drupal site from scratch - part 6 - Working with blocks

November 06, 2013
In part 4 of this Drupal tutorial series we created a view with block - Features tours. Now is the right time, to do something with this block. And we gonna put this block on our frontpage.To access blocks section in your Drupal site, head to structure/block:Drag this block to Content block area:Be sure to click the...

Building a Drupal site from scratch - part 5 - Custom fronpage

November 05, 2013
By default Drupal comes with frontpage set to display latest 10 nodes from your site:Which might be ok, if you are runing some blog, but if you are looking the ways how to change default frontpage, you must take a look under system/site-information. In the section default front page it's set to /node (container of...

Building a Drupal site from scratch - part 4 - Creating views

November 04, 2013
Let's move on with our tourism companies website tutorial.In part 1 we created a custom content type - Tours, now it's time to make a few views which will contain data from node related to content type - tours.Before creating views - we must download a few modules, to get them work:Download ViewsDownload CtoolsExtract...

Building a Drupal site from scratch - part 1 - planing

October 31, 2013
So you have decided you'll use Drupal for your brand new website? Don't know where to start? A webpage is like an investment you make in your companies asset. Before building a website, no matter is it Drupal or it is not a Drupal, you must carefully plan - what about is this website? What value does it give? Is it...

How to filter popular posts by week, month Drupal

October 26, 2013
Previously I wrote a tutorial, how to filter popular posts on Drupal using Views, today I would like to show, how to filter popular posts in time frame, in a week or in a month.N.B. This tutorial will show how to filter posts on your Drupal site, by most vieved nodes based on their publishing date, not filter all...

Views lode more pager with Ajax for Drupal

October 25, 2013
In this tutorial I'll show you how to add Ajax povered pager for Drupal site.Let's start with live exapmle: http://reinisfischer.com/blog scroll down to buttom and press Load more button, to see it on actionTo achieve such function on your Drupal site, you will need to have, your page containing pager to be...

How to display popular content Drupal

October 19, 2013
Ever wondered how to display popular content from your Drupal powered site, either via Drupal blocks, either as seperate page? On picture above you can see most popular blog posts on my blog 15:05:01 2013-10-16. How to get this done? Part 1 - Core modulesYou will need to enable Drupal core module...