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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…

Node reference views display using relationships

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)…

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

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…

Facebook share button for Drupal views

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…

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

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…

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

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:…

Drupal views archive page

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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-…