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How make patch in PHPStorm suitable for Drupal.org?

PHPStorm will create patch in this form: Index: core/modules/node/templates/node-edit-form.html.twig IDEA additional info: Subsystem: com.intellij.openapi.diff.impl.patch.CharsetEP <+>UTF-8 ...
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Is there a drupal.org API for retrieving the list of available modules?

Is there a drupal.org API for retrieving the list of available modules, a description of them and available versions?
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Why is there a Drupal 9 version of a module?

I checked this module page, it have the download option for Drupal 9 version. Why is Drupal 9 is launched when there isn't an official stable Drupal 8 release? Is there anything wrong with Drupal 8? ...
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Adding a module dependency to a public project

I have a module on drupal.org that is currently just has a -dev branch. The module feature detects for another module, and uses it if available. Otherwise, it can safely ignore it. In other words, ...
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Get more drupal.org project usage information

Choosing a Drupal Module has become an art-form. Deciding if the module is active, used frequently, growing in usage, etc. is important. I'm a site builder. https://drupal.org/project/usage has ...
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How to contribute a converted module?

I recently converted a Drupal 6 contributed module to Drupal 7 for one of my client project. I would like to contribute this converted module to the community. How to upload this in the existing ...
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Why are there “updates” to dev versions of modules that do not include any changes to the code?

When I used drush to check for updates to my site, which has about 100 modules installed, I was informed that the dev versions of several versions of the modules had updates. However, when I updated ...
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Automated Drupal issue queue workflow

Working in the issue queue on any busy project can be quite a bit of work. Lots of files (patches) to manage, interdiffs, and ideally a branch for piece of work, moving patches forward with rebase ...
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Why did ~20k Drupal 7 websites just drop off the map?

I was looking at Drupal statistics and surprised by how a bunch of sites just disappeared from the count. I'm assuming this is due to a change in the code, and not actually reflective of total count. ...
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Why can't I comment on a module' project page on drupal.org?

I can't comment on the project page https://drupal.org/project/awssdk Why is it so? The module seems to work with long out-dated AWS SDK for PHP 1.6.2 so I just want to make a comment there to ...
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How to force a dev release of my module?

Whenever I go to create a release for my contrib module, it gives me one option - 6.x-1.x (6.x-1.x-dev) - but if I select that it says "The version you have selected (6.x-1.x-dev) is already in use by ...
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Usernames in git commit messages on Drupal.org

I recently changed my username on drupal.org, and as a result is now different from my git username. When you attribute a patch someone else using the commit author, you use the anonymous email ...
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How to choose a mentor on drupal.org

Sorry for the off topic question, it may seem in wrong direction as it is not relevant to coding and other stuff. The problem is that I am developing a module called Amazon send to kindle. It is ...
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Module's new release not showing link to download

I created a new branch for a module I co-maintain, today. I followed the instructions and the branch is showing up. But, the problem is that the download links and dates are absent. How do I create ...
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What URLs does the Update module uses?

I have to put in white-list the URLs used by the Update module. What URLs does it uses?
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How to consume data about drupal contributed modules?

Is there a feed or feeds that expose data about all drupal contributed modules? I want to consume drupal.org data about modules in a certain category e.g. ...
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How were api.drupal.org and drupalcontrib.org built?

I have always found them useful and I may be looking to build something similar from another code base. I am guessing that there is something like a migrate from doxygen. But I would assume that ...
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What are [meta] issues on D.O?

On drupal.org, what are exactly meta issues? Meta issues meaning issues that contain the word [meta] at the beginning of the issue queue on drupal.org. Issues that contain other smaller issues?
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Commit doesn't show up in profile on Drupal site

I submitted my first, (and very small patch) here, by following the instructions here. It looks like the patch worked, but when I look at the Commits tab of my profile, I don't see any entries. When ...
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How do you contribute patches to Drupal core?

What is the proper process to contribute patches to Drupal core? Let's say I find a bug in Drupal core, fix it, and create a patch. How do I submit it? If the bug is in Drupal 7, do I have to also ...
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Inquiring about finding mentors in the drupal community

Recently, I've noticed that drupal.org has added user profile fields for areas such as adding drupal ID's for attributing thanks to some mentors. I was curious as to see if there currently is a means ...
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Why don't we hack core?

I couldn't believe that this question hasn't already been answered on this site, but I didn't find it when I searched, so... Why is it such a bad idea crime against nature to hack core? Is it ...
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Version numbers of dependencies in testing

If I'm submitting a test to the qa.drupal.org testbot, and my module requires a dev version of another module in order to function properly, is it adequate to declare the version in my module's .info ...
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For someone who is not a programmer or is starting how can he/she contribute to Drupal.org?

I have been talking to people who are starting in the university about Drupal. But they are beginners in programming. so they told me how they can contribute to Drupal or being more involved. What ...
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Where can i get detailed step by step info on how to commit my own module?

I wrote a custom javascript thing for the views module but I'm not sure how to go about publishing this on the drupal site. I know there are alot of requirements, but is there an easy step by step ...
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How should I file an issue on drupal.org that affects multiple modules?

I have an issue that is caused only when three modules are enabled together (logintoboggan, pathauto, and entity). When I upgrade entity from rc1 to rc3, one of the functions of logintoboggan breaks ...
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What is the correct thing to do when reusing code from an old, abandoned project?

I've recently reused the source code from an old project - Anonymous Publishing that seems to have been abandoned around 2008 as a Drupal 5 development version. There has never been an official ...
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What qualifies as “active development” on drupal.org?

The D7 JW Player module claims to be "Actively maintained" and "Under active development", and yet hasn't had a commit in 30 weeks. The page for "Actively maintained" implies that the only required ...
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Is there a Drupal.org issue queues module? Which module does Drupal.org use?

Does Drupal.org use a module for its project issues tracking? I would like to implement it on our D7 site. Does this exist as a module or is this something proprietary to drupal.org? If it is not a ...
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Why do modules have bug reports?

A good question was raised in this comment by EGHDK: Why do these modules have bug reports. Shouldn't this be a simple task for a module to complete with no errors? He was referring to limiting ...
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What does test status postponed for a patch on d.o mean?

I've added a patch for the rules module. The patch detail page says the test status is postponed. What does that exactly mean? Is there anything I should do to get the patch tested?
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How to delete a Drupal sandbox project

This thread: http://drupal.org/node/1077884 indicates we can delete our own sandbox projects, but I'm a little confused as to how this is done. I see nothing on the UI on drupal.org that would allow ...
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How do I update the documentation on someone elses module?

I want to update the documentation on the Agenda module on Drupal to provide a bit more clarity on how to get it set up. I have contacted the author and he said great! How do I do this on ...
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On D.O., where to file reports for spam users?

On drupal.org, where does one file reports for a suspected spam account? My google searches have turned out results about a spam module and such.
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Module release date and commit date?

I can't understand somethings about commits. For example, for the Webform module, in its project page it is written that last version is "7.x-3.15 2011-Dec-08," but in the commits page, it is written ...
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Patch tests in issue queues?

How does one get a patch tested in core and attached to an issue queue (with the pretty red or green styling)? Is it automatically done when you attach a patch? Or do you have to have an account to ...
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set a id for a div class in drupal

Anyone help me how to set the id for a div class dynamically in code. Let suppose class name by group_left <div class-"group_left article_left"> I have to add a id attribute for this ...
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What does testing a patch mean?

In drupal.org issues when someone creates a patch, in attachment table there is a column named Test result which has a value like FAILED: [[SimpleTest]]: [MySQL] 32,869 pass(es), 2 fail(s), and 0 ...
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Where are the best places to post Drupal 7 RFP?

Do you have any thought on the best places to post an RFP for Drupal 7 development and theme work? I have posted on drupal.org and groups.drupal.org but someone mentioned odesk, but I wasn't sure if ...
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How do i post/donate a module in drupal.org?

I have a module that i have developed, and I want to post it on drupal.org to be available for other developers to download. How do I do that?
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How can I speed up the module registry approval proces on Drupal.org?

The module is done, the code and documentation meets the prescribed standards for Drupal projects, the sandbox project has been created and submitted for review. What more can be done to help speed ...
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How do I unsubscribe from Issue on drupal.org [closed]

How can I unsubscribe from an issue on Drupal.org that I've previously subscribed to?
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How do modules come up with their green, yellow, and red releases?

As we all know, not every module marked "Recommended Release" on drupal.org is truly stable. In fact some modules are perpetually marked beta, in some sort of permanent limbo state. Even when hundreds ...
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How do I access drupal.org after I got my IP banned? [closed]

I just got my IP banned on drupal.org due to reasons not known to me. What to do now? Do you have any idea on how to get unbanned?
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Etiquette for module feature requests

I am relatively new to Drupal, and I am thinking of posting a feature request on Drupal.org for one of the Drupal modules that I'm using. Before I do it, I wonder if there is any convention or ...
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Subscribe to issue queue

In drupal.org I would like to get email notification when an issue that involves me is updated with a new comment. Right now I have to subscribe per project from URL ...
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How does Drupal.org's packaging script works?

Is Drupal.org's packaging script publicly accessible? How does it works? What tools does it use to fetch a module and package it as a tarball? What are the best practices in building a nightly builds ...
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What are methods for tracking discussions or issues on Drupal.org

On Drupal.org, there are a number of discussions or issues that I subscribe to and wish to track. Do folks use any particular method to receive push updates or alerts when replies are added to ...
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What happened to array-shift.com (Drupal Stackoverflow Clone)

It's interesting that there is no (recent) Drupal implementation of SO-like features. I (and others) have a need to have an SO clone that has areas for private data (corporate owned), so we cannot ...
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How can I create a patch using Git?

I have found an issue on drupal.org that I would like to submit an solution for. How can I create a patch using git so that I can submit it as a possible fix?