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Drupal modules to try out

Submitted by gazza on Sun, 26/05/2013 - 19:41

Just a quick post to store some Drupal module research, when I get the time I would like to try out and test the following Drupal modules:

Word Link
The Word Link module allows you to automatically convert specific words into links. It works with the fields of your content types. This can be useful for crossposting your site's pages, or for the contextual advertising of your partners (SEO) - http://drupal.org/project/word_link

Drupal Responsive Bartik Theme with Dropdown Menus

Submitted by gazza on Wed, 31/10/2012 - 18:37

I am pleased to announce today I have released a sub theme for the Responsive Bartik Drupal 7 theme with the addition of drop down menus.

You can download the sub theme above. You will of course need to download the Responsive Bartik theme as the base theme from Drupal directly here: http://drupal.org/project/responsive_bartik

Please do read the readme.txt as I have added instructions on how to enable the drop down menu.

How I updated my Drupal site from Drupal 5 to Drupal 7

Submitted by gazza on Wed, 24/10/2012 - 19:10

After many attempts and learning curves I managed to update my Drupal site which was originally built in Drupal 5 to Drupal 7. Due to the my learning curves, late nights and lots of backing up my data and database, I would like to share with you how I managed to update my site that has many contributed modules, had been updated numerous times and to also congratulate Drupal and it community on how future proof Drupal really is.

Drupal 7 series core updated to 7.16

Submitted by gazza on Sun, 21/10/2012 - 21:07

On the October 17, 2012 Drupal has released their latest update to the Drupal 7 Series from 7.15 to 7.16.

There is no major new functionality due to the fact that new features are only being added to the forthcoming Drupal 8.0 release. This release fixes security vulnerabilities. Sites are urged to upgrade immediately.

The release notes are as follows:

* SA-CORE-2012-003 - Drupal core - Arbitrary PHP code execution and Information disclosure
No other fixes are included.

How to enable your existing Drupal site to display nicely on mobile devices

Submitted by gazza on Tue, 14/08/2012 - 16:14

Over the last couple of weeks I have been looking into how I can ensure my existing Drupal 6 and 7 sites display it's content in a mobile friendly way. There are currently many ways of achieving this and the Drupal community as a whole are still working on many different projects and of course I imagine when the forth coming Drupal 8 series is released mobile will be at the very heart of the new Drupal core.

Drupal 7 series core updated to 7.15

Submitted by gazza on Tue, 07/08/2012 - 07:45

On the 1st August 2012 Drupal has released their latest update to the Drupal 7 Series from 7.14 to 7.15.

There is no major new functionality due to the fact that new features are only being added to the forthcoming Drupal 8.0 release.

The release notes are as follows:

Release notes

Maintenance release of the Drupal 7 series. Includes bugfixes and small API/feature improvements only (no major new functionality); significant new features are only being added to the forthcoming Drupal 8.0 release.

Social Media Management & Marketing

Submitted by gazza on Wed, 02/05/2012 - 19:58

In addition to my website services I can also offer custom social media management services to meet your specific needs.

By taking full advantage of social media outlets I can help by setting up maintaining or manage your existing profiles.

I have an existing skill set in creating and managing online communities whereby being able to help you grow and extend your business online.

Website Design, Build & Development

Submitted by gazza on Wed, 02/05/2012 - 19:10

I offer custom built websites using the CMS (Content Management System) Drupal. I can build a website for you exactly as you require (not template based)

* All websites are built to be Search Engine friendly and optimised for SEO purposes.
* Content Management, Static and E-commerce site work undertaken

- E-commerce projects can include csv, xml spreadsheet product uploads for on-line shops and stores