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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

Winners of the on line Electrician of the Year Awards 2011

Submitted by gazza on Sun, 18/12/2011 - 20:12

Congratulations to the winners of the online electrician of the year awards 2011. The Gold, Silver and bronze prize packages go to:

Gold Award: William Dyer Electrical
Silver Award: Elecchicks
Bronze Award: Fulcher Edwards

The winners were chosen based on their creativity, quality and frequency of updates of their on line activity, the number of platforms they use to carry out their on line social media activities and how effective their on line message is – overall - how do they instil their customer with confidence in their business?

Online electrician of the year awards now open for entries

Submitted by gazza on Thu, 15/12/2011 - 09:15

The online electricians magazine, My Local Electrician, is proud to announce the very first online electrician of the year awards. How would you like to be a gold winner? They have 3 exciting prize packages lined up for the winners. These exciting awards have been made possible thanks to the kind help and support from the sponsors who have made it possible for these very unique and original awards to take place.