Below you will find pages that utilize the taxonomy term “Drupal”

Drupal 8 Custom Block Module Dev

For those ready to move beyond a simple “Hello World” module, this post documents building a Drupal 8 module with a Giphy search form in a custom block. The form uses jQuery to request data from the Giphy API and display the results.

Docker Drupal Dev Environment

This post documents mounting a new Drupal Composer project as a volume in a Docker container. Features include Drush, Drupal Console, mailhog and phpMyAdmin. A Docker-sync configuration is available for OS X.

Acquia Certified Site Builder - Drupal 8

Earlier this week I took and passed the Acquia Certified Site Builder exam for Drupal 8. Here are some tips and a few resources that helped me prepare for this 50 question, 75 minute exam.

Mint LAMP Development Environment

OPERATING SYSTEM: Linux Mint 13 Maya For Drupal development, since I already have a Linux Mint system setup, I decide to focus on it rather than the Windows 8 Acquia Drupal setup I blogged about a few days ago. Apache, MySQL & PHP Install all of these applications with a single command. Thanks to Unix System Engineer, Nitin Sookun for posting this on the Linux Mint Community website. Since you will need root permissions when performing write operations outisde of your home directory, the commands shown below presume that you are logged in as root or are in a root instance of the terminal.

Acquia Drupal for Windows

I needed to setup a localhost Drupal development environment to upgrade a Drupal 6 theme and do some testing prior to upgrading a live site to Drupal 7. I decided to give the Microsoft Web Platform Installer a try on my Windows 8 computer.

Random full page background

This Tutorial is written with Drupal 7 in mind. However, it can be applied to any website. While upgrading and redesigning thebga.org golf association website, I decided to figure out how to have a random full page background part of the design. Drupal 7 makes it easy to include js and keep it, the theme and templates all separate from the Drupal core. The key is separation of your theme and it’s modules from the Drupal core and it’s modules.