Jan 09 2013
Jan 09

This week we are finally finishing up our Coding for Views series with the last two lessons, which lagged a bit for us. We're happy to round things out by providing another example of writing a Views handler which creates a Views area handler, and with a look at theming Views. In addition to wrapping up that series, we also have a free video that looks at working with secondary menus. While this lesson is using Drupal 6, the concepts and processes used are exactly the same in Drupal 7, and is still applicable there. The lesson looks at how to take a menu with child items, and turn those children into a separate, but contextually related menu, in relation to the parent menu items. We also open up our theme, and look at how to move the secondary menu around, and manipulate the HTML that is being output, so that we can make the menu look the way we expect. The main difference between Drupal 6 and 7 with this lesson, is that the theme code to print the secondary menu looks different, but functions in the same way.

Next week, we'll be taking a look at some more community tools and processes to help people accelerate their Drupal experience. We're also hammering away at some cool new series on topics like Entity API, Git, and SASS. To see what we have in the hopper, to add to our list, and vote on topics, check out our Suggestion Box.

Nov 28 2012
Nov 28
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Nov 28 2012
Nov 28

In this lesson, we use the taxonomy that we have created for our videos to create a view of our videos, with an exposed filter that lets users limit the view by taxonomy terms.

Ooyala is a paid video delivery service, which manages your videos and handles video delivery to your site. You will need to have an Ooyala account in order to use this module on your Drupal site.

Sep 19 2012
Sep 19

To get things started, in this lesson we'll create a new module, and use hook_views_api() to let Views know we want to use its API.

Sep 12 2012
Sep 12

This lesson gives an overall summary of the entire Coding for Views series. We explain the basic knowledge that each chapter will cover and what you can expect to learn from watching this entire series.

Aug 08 2012
Aug 08

In this lesson we cover another "extra" of Display Suite, Views Displays. This basically allows you to take over a view template file and use Display Suite to layout your views.

Aug 01 2012
Aug 01

In this lesson we cover how one can use view modes and display suite to allow multiple options of layouts for content display. This allows a user to have a different layout of the same content for different scenarios of the site. Combining this with views and you can start to see the power of display suite in action.

Mar 07 2012
Mar 07

This screencast covers the following topics, using the example of flagging comments as spam and then creating an admin interface to manage them:

  • What non-global flags are, and how to create them
  • How to create flags on comments
  • How to access flag count data in Views
  • How to create a simple Bulk Operations view
Mar 07 2012
Mar 07
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Jan 24 2012
Jan 24
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Jan 18 2012
Jan 18
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Jan 18 2012
Jan 18
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Dec 06 2011
Dec 06
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About Drupal Sun

Drupal Sun is an Evolving Web project. It allows you to:

  • Do full-text search on all the articles in Drupal Planet (thanks to Apache Solr)
  • Facet based on tags, author, or feed
  • Flip through articles quickly (with j/k or arrow keys) to find what you're interested in
  • View the entire article text inline, or in the context of the site where it was created

See the blog post at Evolving Web

Evolving Web