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Pulling pictures and summary information from external web pages when posting links into a Drupal blog

When posting a link(external web page) to my Drupal blog, is there a way to have Drupal automatically pull the picture and summary information from that link and include it in the post on my Drupal ...
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How to add contents through block after enabling the blog module in drupal 7

Currently creating a single page responsive business website. Planning to add blog link to our site. For that we enabled the core blog module and added data. But we want to add the contents through ...
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How to create an blog in drupal 7? [closed]

We are creating a single page website responsive one. Planning to add a blog link. Can anyone specify how to create a blog page?
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Unpublish blog content after a certain time

I have blog content (created with the Blog module). I want to create an archive which has 30 days of time. After that when we click on archive it will unpublish the blog content. Any idea how to do ...
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Drupal 7 Blog Post templating [duplicate]

I would like to know how to add to a template file a blog post content rendering code so that all blogs will be displayed whenever that template is rendered. Thank you for your assistance.
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Update aliases through admin or module?

I used the blog module for what I am calling "story" on the site I am building. The URI and various parts of the site still say "BLog" -- most noticeably when the user attempts to add a new blog. I ...
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Archive block shows no results when viewing nodes

I followed the instructions here to create an archive view + filter block for my blog. The archive page is on user/%/blog/archive/%. Everything work great on the view result pages. But when I try to ...
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drupal 7 users blog address selection

I installed the blog module. Now I want that each user before posting first blog, choose their blog address. I want that they can choose their own blog address. For example user A can select that his ...
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Two Site Themes

PROBLEM: Drupal 6 website developed with customized theme. Blog module does not play well with customized theme. POSSIBLE SOLUTION: Would it be possible to set up a directory called /blog and load ...
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Drupal function: content type

In my module I created a function called: functuion specialblocks_access. Right now the function allows a action only if the user created that content. However I want to specifiy the type of content ...
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Create Ad Banner per content page created

I want a user to be able to create content like a blog, which I have done. I am wondering if I could add a new Ad Banner (via block or whatever works) every time a user creates blog content? Example: ...
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Reasonable use of Custom Content Types?

Should I be paranoid about creating new content types or should I create them for each new content type I come across. My particular scenario is having several distinct blogs on my site. Kitchen ...
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Rewrite results “read more” link death

My rewrite result settings: My general settings: the "read more" link from the teaser doesn't redirect me to the article, When pressed, it redirects me to the main page (current one). When ...
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Make blog on a subdomain

I need some help figuring this out. I have a main site mysite.com on Drupal 7. I want to build a blog for it and want for people to access it using blog.mysite.com. So basically it's the same site (so ...
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How to add 'read more' link in Blog comments

I created blog entry pages for different subjects in a website. Each blog page displays its comments. I need to trim the comments and add read more link. I can trim the comments, but can't able to add ...
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Adding comment by anonymous user creates error in blog

I created a blog using Drupal 7. Admin can add and display comments correctly. But when an anonymous user adds comment, then this was not shown in the unapproved list and the blog page shows error. ...
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Creating a News Blog in Drupal [duplicate]

Can anybody help me with this, any help is appreciated. I want to create a news blog where any anonymous user can put the news post, but for posting news article, the user must provide their valid ...
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Multiple blogs per user, each with a blog profile page

I'm trying to to create a site where users upon admin approval, can have multiple blogs, typically differentiated by language. Each blog should have a profile/landing page specific to that blog. I ...
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Access the blog from the main menu [closed]

I want to add a link in the main menu to Blog a whole, ie the blog you go all blog entries of all users. I use the blog module and yes I can insert the access to different users blogs, but not the ...
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Creating “view” of “user blogs” specific to a user

On a user "my account" page, I want to create a view block which lists the blogs created by that user only. Is there a way to accomplish this ?
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Set trim_length of field through UI for blog entries

I am using the Blog module, but don't like the 600 character trim length. I want 2000 char. But, I can't find out where to change this in the admin console. I was able to update the trim length ...
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give node author ability to position the image when uploading content

I have a field of type image "COVER IMAGE" in my blog entry content type. The users should have the power to place it wherever they like...top, down,right or left, if not more and re size it. right ...
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Put footer/signature on every blog post?

I'd like to put a canned footer at the bottom of every blog post which has it's own content type. My blog posts can have comments so I'd like the footer boiler plate to be at the end of the post ...
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Core blog module only shows two blog entries?

I've enabled the core blog module, but it only shows two entries on exampe.com/blog If I "unpublish" one of them, it brings up the next published blog post, which shows me that it does recognize that ...
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Allow users to log in to Facebook/Open ID/Google to comment on blogs

I am considering migrating a blogspot blog over to Drupal 7. My biggest concern is maintaining the existing commenters. In order to make it as easy as possible for the people to contribute by ...
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Flags, Entity reference, users and content upload

I am using the entity reference module and flags to achieve a certain use case. Let me elaborate. In my site, there are nodes of type "TASK". They have a flag on them "Take Task". Now a logged in user ...
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How give users ability to change their blog pages theme?

I am using Drupal7 and I am designing a blog engine site that any user can create a blog for him/herself and he/she can change the theme of his/her blog page. Is there any module to integrate with the ...
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How to pass link to Read More manually

I enabled the blog module and I created the blog called test blog. I created the template file as page--blog.tpl.php. Here is my code: <!--ip_mainLeft starts here--> <div ...
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Module for hot posts? [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a blog and would like to add to a sidebar 'hot posts' listing, t.i. - posts that are read the most in some time period (preferably - one day). Is there a module for that, cause I ...
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Remove post featured image [closed]

I want to remove post featured image from http://bit.ly/XkE8vG. I have tried a lot by looking in to theme files but couldn't find any way.
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Changes in view template for a blog doesn't show up

I have a drupal 6 site on production server. There is a blog, which has view setuped to display list of blog entries, but the default layout is broken. I have two options to proceed: adjust styling ...
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Print selected fields from a referenced node

Using entity reference, i have been able to link a node of type blog to another node of my custom content type, "challenge", by creating a field under blog of type entity reference. Great. Now, when ...
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Display node author picture through tpl file

I am writing my custom node--blog.tpl.php for my Drupal7 based site. I want to print the author image of the blog so in my tpl file i include the following: $user = user_load($user->uid); print ...
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using entity reference fetch different fields automatically

using entity reference, i am able to relate to nodes with one another. Thats great. The user while entering their blog has an option to relate it to nodes of my custom content type. This works great. ...
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When webform block submitted send email to node author and site admin -how?

This is scenario which I try to reach on my website for free blogging: There is created universal webform Contact author with fields name, email and text which is as block (display webform as block ...
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How to theme the blog module - node--blog.tpl.php?

I'm really struggling to theme the blog module, all the tutorials I find seem to revolve around creating a node-blog.tpl.php but this template is not picked up by my theme (omega sub theme, Drupal 7). ...
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Views 3, link picture/title to users blog

I have a view of active blog users and I want to link the title of each blogger to their blog ie /blog/[uid]. By default, it seems views can link the blogger title to their profile ie (/user/uid) but ...
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Is Drupal 8 with views in core stable enough to be used as a simple blog?

I want to start using the new drupal 8 codebase, but I was wondering if I can use it in its state now as a simple blog using views.
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Edit Blog Links & Breadcrumb?

My client would like me to replace the s's with just ' on the links and breadcrumbs of user blogs for user names that end in s. For example, the breadcrumb and blog links for the user Joe would ...
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A sub-domain for each user blog

Is there any module, or a way to get a user blog in a separate sub-domain, such as user1.example.com for user1, and user2.example.com for user2?
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How to move blog to a custom path in drupal?

I want to move default blogs to a custom URL i.e. blog are by default present at ./blog but i want them to be at ./share/blog I don't want to use url aliases. I want a permanent move.
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Remove output of author username and blog link of news snippets from search results

I currently have this in template.php to remove the 'username's blog' link from blog entries. function phptemplate_links($links, $attributes = array()) { unset($links['blog_usernames_blog']); ...
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Add Facebook Share/Like icon in Blog Entry Header

I want to add a header to my "blog entry" content type that will have a couple icons for sharing with Facebook, Twitter, email, and Google +1. How can I do this? I currently have the icons in a ...
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Is Drupal appropriate for what I want to do? [closed]

I am building a simple portfolio site for a friend. The vast majority of the site will be static, but I'd like to implement a kind of news/mini-blog on the front page, just two divs where he can ...
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Do we really need Blog module in Drupal 7 (and 8)? [closed]

In Drupal 7, the Blog module do not have any option to change the URL. Because I want a different URL, I build blogs without the Blog module. For blog pages, I make it using Views and theme ...
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Hide user's blog link on blog entries

I want to hide the user's blog link that appears on blog entries e.g Anonymous's blog How can I do this in node--blog.tpl.php? I tried hide($content['author']); but that doesn't seem to work.
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Blog entries and blog listing page are different content types?

So I've noticed that Drupal sets the blog listing page as a different content type to the blog articles. This is a bit awkward because I want to set blocks that are specifically for the blog section. ...
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Add a class to the first teaser on /blog page

On a site I'm developing the first blog teaser on the blog index page /blog is displayed bigger than the other teasers. I do this with a class 'featured', can I add a function in template.php to add ...
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Create custom template for blog

How do I go about overriding the default template for content of the blog page (the index page that shows the blog teasers)? Also I would like the original template code for this content so that I ...
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Tagging for blogs?

Is there a simple way to add the ability to add 'tags' to blog entries in Drupal? Maybe I need to add a module for this functionality?