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Version tags should be used only for questions that apply to a version only, not to merely say what version a site is using.

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Views Slideshow vs list View+jquery cycle lite?

The rotating images on my work site's home page are created as a View in list format. I'm using the jQuery Cycle Lite plugin for the rotator effect. The cycle.lite.js file is set in the scripts array ...
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Field API versus custom code

If I need to add custom fields only to user profiles, is it better to create a module that uses the field API, or a module that uses its own code to show the custom fields at a custom URL and to save ...
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hook_preprocess_page(): how to tell a views page?

Im writing a custom module that need to insert some javascript and css files only in a Views page. Im using hook_preprocess_page, but I can not tell if the current page is from a view: function ...
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How to handle blog tags in a contrib theme?

In blog or blog-like sites, taxonomy is often used for tags and categories. In Drupal 6, node.tpl.php files could use the $taxonomy variable if they needed access to an array of unrendered taxonomy ...
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Bulk saving nodes with a file field

I'm in the progress of creating a bulk upload function for a Drupal site. Using flash I'm able to upload the files to a specific url that should be able to handle the files. What I want to do, is not ...
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How to generate a list of which Features are enabled in which Spaces?

I'm running a Drupal 6.x site with Organic Groups, Features, and Spaces, and I'm interested in generating a list of which Spaces have which Features enabled. Preferably a table, with Spaces along the ...
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How to perform an operation every time a node is viewed?

When writing a module, how can I perform an operation every time a node is viewed by a user?
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How do I choose which module to use when there are several options for the same functionality?

It's not at all uncommon to find multiple modules that provide basically the same functionality. For instance, there are many SPAM control modules that offer extremely similar functionality (e.g., ...
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Good practices working with databases

I'm learning Drupal, and I want to develop a website where the main thing is its database. I already have the Extended Entity-Relationship Model of the database (kind of complex). What's the right ...
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How to override single function of theme's template.php using sub-theme?

Target: Drupal 7 Sub-Theme Development I don't want to override whole template.php file. I just want to override single function of template.php file.
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How do I manage collaborative development on a Drupal site?

I work with another developer on a Drupal site. We have struggled to find a good way to work on different parts of the site at the same time without getting in each others way. We've tried working on ...
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Any way to add CSS for a single page/node?

I'm cleaning up my big crazy style sheets (possibly pertinent to a future question) and I'm wondering the best way to add custom CSS to a specific node or page. In particular, my work site's home ...
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Duplicate taxonomy terms from view

So I haven't yet been able to find a solution to this without using a preprocess function to check for duplicates or just using the 'tagadelic' module.. it'd be nice to get some closure. How do I ...
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How can I get more than 10 search results on one page in Drupal 7?

By default search page shows only 10 results. How can I change it to display unlimited number of results?
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What can cause a site to hang when deleting a user?

When I try to delete users the whole site hangs, i.e. Drupal does not respond anymore. What can cause that? The site does not have any special user profile modules installed. Edit: There is only one ...
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Is there a media-handling module that can handle midi files?

I've been using MP3 Player to provide an on-page mp3 player, but I also need to be able to handle midi files. Right now the best I can do is allow them to be uploaded into the "mp3 file" field, but ...
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Views 2 Conditional Filter

How can I apply a conditional fitler to a view (using views 2)? For example: I have a view which displays the teasers for several different node types using a filter on Node:Type in [Blog entry, ...
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Rebuild imagecache

I have an imagefield per node that's run through imagecache. Since imagecache caches on-demand, cache files/variations aren't created until they're first requested. So if I update a bunch of images, ...
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How to determine if the current page is a search results page?

How can I determine from within a module or theme if the current page is an Apache solr search results page?
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How do you load extra javascript files required for wysiwyg api plugin on node/edit pages?

I'm building a plugin using the WYSIWYG API module for Drupal 7 that will add a button to the toolbar of supported editors. I'm using the hook_wysiwyg_plugin() hook to create a new button on editor ...
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Do non-enabled modules affect performance?

Does having Drupal modules present, but not enabled have any effect on the performance of a Drupal site? To put it another way.. Would removing disabled modules from a Drupal site have a positive ...
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What's the proper use of EntityFieldQuery?

In Drupal 7, the API documentation for node_load_multiple() specifies using the $conditions parameter has been deprecated in favor of using EntityFieldQuery. How does one use the class to generate a ...
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How can I change the Apache Solr search URL?

How can I change the default Apache Solr URL path from "search/apachesolr_search/term" to something else?
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Documents as a node/block/field

I'm working on my first Drupal site. Using FileViewer I can load a PDF saved in a field, for viewing of various types. I haven't found something that does the same for Word Docs, Excel, etc. Does ...
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Which drupal hook to implement to react on module installation?

I have module A installed that defines some custom hooks. Module A wants to be notified when another module B is installed, so that it can inspect and see if module B implements its hooks (for ...