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Gotcha! Altering Search Queries in Drupal 7

When building a website, regardless of the technologies used, sometimes you want certain pages to be publicly accessible, but not show up in results from in-site searches for one reason or another. The problem with execution of this with a community driven content management system such as Drupal is that you are working with modules written by different developers and every one does things a littl... more »
Using the Private File System In Drupal 8 r0nn1ef Sat, 02/18/2017 - 22:30
The primary purpose of any content management system is to allow administrators to create content without having to have extensive experience with HTML or even an understanding of how a web server works, Drupal is no different. In today's online world, however, the definition of content has expanded far beyond text on the screen. Users want pictures, manuals, documentation, and audio and video con... more »
For the Record: Logging in Drupal 8 r0nn1ef Fri, 02/17/2017 - 18:38
One of the most frustrating things about Drupal 8 is figuring out how to do things "the new way". watchdog() had been my faithful friend all through my development in D7. But, as famous Jedi once said, "You must unlearn what you have learned." Out with the old … In Drupal 8, watchdog() has been removed and replaced by a PSR-3 logging interface which is implemented as a Services. Out of the box, D8... more »
Understanding Core Search: Helping You Users Find What They Need r0nn1ef Wed, 02/15/2017 - 19:34
Let's face it, it doesn't matter how pretty your new website is or what kind of bells and whistles you've built to get business done. If your users can't find what they are looking for, they will leave and find it somewhere else! That's why it's critical that your site have some sort of search capabilities. First, let me clarify, by search , I'm not talking about search engines such as Google or B... more »
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