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How does Drupal determine the context in which to display the admin theme?

One of the great things about Drupal 7 is the inclusion of an admin theme, Seven. But how does Drupal determine whether to display the administration theme, or to display the site's theme? Is it ...
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How to create a hook?

How can I create my own hook (similar to the ones Drupal core creates) for other Drupal modules to utilize?
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How do I implement two-way node references?

The node-reference module (a component of CCK) provides a great way to create a reference one node from another. What is the best way to expose a two-way relationship between the two? Example below: ...
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Building a Views Filter

I want to build a filter for a custom module I built and have integrated with views. In essence, the module allows you to define types of relationships between different nodes. I'd like to create a ...
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Drupal caching prevents cookie read

On one of my production sites I wrote a jQuery stylesheet switcher. It drops a cookie when a selection is made and uses php to select the corresponding stylesheet on pageload which overrides styles. ...
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Allowing third-party modules to alter the query executed by a module

I am developing a module that exposes a public API, which includes functions to save data in his own database table, which is supposed to be used from any module that uses my module. The module ...
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How can I provide a filter with context/nid of node invoking?

I'm currently working on a custom module that has a filter that requires the node object for the output. Originally the filter was simply pulling in the NID from arg(1) and using that to load in the ...
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How to automatically deliver Drupal 7's static contents using CDNs?

I use "Rackspace Cloud Files" service as my CDN (Content Delivery Network). This service provides nice API for many CDN-related automation. Please, help me to integrate Drupal with Rackspace Cloud ...
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How can I create a bulk node creation interface?

I have a request for an interface where nodes with a small amount of required fields (for example, a title, date, and a node reference) would be able to be created in bulk on one screen. I am ...
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Drupal 7 and PageSpeed

The Apache module PageSpeed provides various optimizations for HTML, JavaScript and such, which is great. However, some of its features are redundant with Drupal's own aggregation and optimization ...
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How can I have non-exact locations on a map?

I'm using GMap to help users find other people in their area. But I'd like to let users have some privacy only making their city and zip code available in the map, but still have the full address in ...
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Can I change the order in which hook implementation by different modules are called?

In D6, I use a contrib module, but I would like to override a small bit of its behavior. I have a custom module for that, but my implementation of the relevant hook is called before the implementation ...
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How to denote a user as a “system account”?

In the Unix world, there are "user accounts" for humans to use, and there are "system accounts" for software to use. On a Drupal site, I have a couple of system accounts intended for use by services....
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Theme Drupal Form API checkboxes as a grid

I have a custom form that displays a form element of about 2 dozen checkboxes. I would like to output them 3 per row, in a table if possible. How can I go about doing that? $form['preference'] = ...
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Remove colons from Drupal form fields/labels

How can I remove the : from appearing after every label in forms made with the Drupal Form API?
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What are the recommended directory permissions?

I'm gearing up to deploy a Drupal 7 site and I can't find any documentation about what the recommended security-conscious file and directory permissions should be set to. Specifically default/files/ (...
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How do you make sortable tables with a pager with data from a custom table?

For Drupal 6 you could do something like this: $header = array( array('data' => t('Order id'), 'field' => 'order_id'), ... array('data' => t('Transaction time'), 'field' => '...
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How might I create a “step-by-step process” content type?

I'm thinking about creating a process manual for an intranet. Most (all?) of the processes have a very clear order, although the actual order may change from time to time. The plan is to have the ...
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Custom SQL: nodereference joins and latest VID

I'm having a heck of a time constructing a custom SQL query. The query has multiple nodereferences and needs to return the latest node revision. I understand joins pretty well, but for some reason ...
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Candidate page template filename for particular custom content type entry

I'm working on a Drupal 7 website. I created custom content type for works. I have many fields, and some of them are related to page layout like particular page bg for each entry. So I need custom ...
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How to automatically highlight syntax of code displayed on page?

I'm developing a website to publish my codes from different programing languages. I want to highlight syntax of codes with different colors. But, doing it manually is time consuming. Is there any ...
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How can a module detect when the “access denied” page is output?

How is it possible for a module to detect when Drupal is outputting the "access denied" page? I know how to do it with Drupal 6; I need to know how to do it with Drupal 7.
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Programmatically impersonating another user without causing the currently logged-in user to log out

How should a module change the value of the global $user, execute its own code, and restore the original value of $user without causing the current user to be logged out if an error happens?
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Where is the best place to insert additional logout functionality?

To insert additional logic when a user logs off one might look at function user_logout() in user.pages.inc. This code being in a core module, you should not edit it, but works very well... for ...
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Whats the best way to add an object to a form array? [closed]

What is the best way to add an object to a form array so that any form_alter hook can interrogate the form for the object and act accordingly. For example, I have an object I pass to my form which ...
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Gmap Views Module - Popups are too big

I'm using GMAP module and its views counterpart. The issue I'm having is that I'm using a custom text field to display fields wrapped in HTML that I have pulled in from the query. However, the popup ...
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Invoke Mollom CAPTCHA directly

I have a custom form within CTools form wizard that I would like to use Mollom on. Is there an API function I can use to place it in the Form API on that page?
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How to retroactively apply Mollom spam filtering?

I've been asked to clean up a site that's been running for a few years, and has accumulated some spam in addition to a lot of valid content. I've just installed Mollom on the site to help reduce ...
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Login shared between subdomains

If I should allow users to log in using the same username/password, what should I consider when choosing between the following solutions? Install, and use Bakery Single Sign-On System on the main ...
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How to make a Feature available only to certain Spaces?

For a Drupal 6 Open Atrium site (i.e., Features, Spaces, Organic Groups) I'm running, I've created some custom Features that only really apply to a handful of the hundreds of groups on the site. As ...
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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 ...