Tutorials

Tutorials, tips and tricks solving annoying problems useful for any aspiring Drupal expert.

The WYSIWYG editor is an integral part of any website. But in Drupal it’s hard to get right. In this tutorial I will show you how to create the perfect experience.
In order to get a secure connection (also called SSL or https) on your website the easiest way is to use Cloudflare. I will explain it step by step in this tutorial.
The best way to prevent spammer from posting comments is by removing the 'homepage' field from your comment form. I'll show you how.
This was driving me crazy but appareantly it's very simple. I created a rule with the rules module which would send a mail to multiple email addresses. Making the rule send emails to one email address worked fine but when I entered more than one email address the whole process would grind to a screeching halt and no mail was sent.
Have you ever tried to translate something and this error pops up? Here's how to fix it!
So you want Views to exclude some nodes from your view. Easy enough right? Just go to your view and  below filter click 'add' and select 'node id' and.... but wait a second! Now I can only filter just one node! How impractical... I need to filter at least a couple of nodes! No worries, there is a solution you just need to know where to look.
You want to change the Group Manager of a group but when you go looking for the option 'Change Group Manager' your quest will be futile. There is no option within Organic Groups bearing such a description. You will have to look further and deeper... or simply read this blog post. It's quite easy but as far from logical as possible.
Relating nodes to each other in Drupal can be done more than one way. I find it the easiest way using Views and the References module. As for this example I assume you have installed both these modules. Here we go:
There is a very neat solution for integrating MP3 files with your Drupal 7 website. In this post I will explain how to make mp3 files directly streaming on your website without users having to download the file.
When a user want to join a group by clicking on the 'Request group membership' link they get the option to provide a 'Request message' as shown in the screenshot below. This can be confusing and in some situations this message is totally unnecessary. But there is no option within the Organic Groups settings to disable the request message. Have no fear! I've found way!