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Drupal: The Importance of Cron and How to configure Crontabs.

Tag: Cron, Crontabs, Durpal, Performance, Security, Website

Drupal cron configuration is one of the most overlooked aspects of a solid Drupal Website implementation. Most Drupal newbies only run cron when they are in the process of performing an upgrade or module installation. It is my belief that it is imperative to have crontabs setup to automate cron jobs for several reasons. It would be impossible to have a secure, up to date and well performing Website without cron. more »


Drupal: Creating you Own Custom Module

Tag: Custom Module, Drupal, PHP, Web Design

Drupal is a powerful and flexible tool for both web designers and developers. If you have the time to invest, you can get Drupal to do almost anything. There will come a time when you just can't seem to find a module to fulfill your needs, no matter how hard you try. Don't worry, Drupal is quite simple to customize if you know where to start. more »


Drupal: How to add "Mark as Read" functionality to Organic Group's "My Unread" page.

We recently built a Social Networking Website for a client using Drupal combined with the Organic Groups Module. The client is very happy with the Website but requested the ability to mark Posts, Forum Topics and Comments as read from the "My Unread" page. This function was not built in by default. We were able to accomplish this functionality by creating a custom module that took advantage of the Views Bulk Operations module. The goal of this post is to walk you through the process step-by-step. The original inspiration for this article came from Self-made action "Set to read" works only with Bulk API. more »

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