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Using the Panels module, authorized users can create specific layouts and theme them easily.

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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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What's the difference between Page manager and Panels?

I'm writing this question, because I see confusion all over the Drupal community about "what is Page manager", and "what is Panels".
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Best practices for page layouts

I'm trying to figure out what the best practices are for page layouts in Drupal. Many pages have several different elements on them like main content, a header image, etc. I'm not looking at ...
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What is the benefits of Panels for a themer?

I've never thought much of Panels, as I have always been comfortable with writing my own themes. However, I have seen a lot of articles advocating the virtues of Panels (from Lullabot & Active ...
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How to choose between Bean, Boxes and Fieldable Panels Panes?

Bean, Boxes and Fieldable Panels Panes all provide similar functionality. I have trouble understanding what exactly the differences between them are. What are their advantages/disadvantages compared ...
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Changing the HTML produced by Panels: Is it possible?

I like to use panels, however panels is a pain in the butt to style because of the massive amount of div's it generates. Also the classes it applies to those divs make no sense and are way too bulky ...
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What is the benefit of Panels Everywhere

Several websites advocate the benefits of Panels Everywhere (I have put them at the end of this question). However, I have tried the module out out and cannot see the benefits. A regular Panel page ...
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Panels or Context module?

Can I please get some input on the differences between the two? I'm building a website where using 'context' is very important. After watching this video series about Page Manager by NodeOne, I feel ...
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AJAX calls in CTools Content Type Plugin?

I'm building a CTools Panels Content Type (i.e., that thing you insert into panels when adding content, not a type of node) and I am trying to use a form item's #ajax attribute to set some default ...
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Can we use Panels for Responsive web design?

I would like to make a new site using responsive design using the Omega theme. Are panels modules suitable for responsive design or should I use something else(like the Context module)? Thanks
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How to theme Panels properly?

I am using Page Manager and Panels, providing custom node panels with selection rules by type (e.g. one panel variant for article-, one panel variant for blog-content type). This works smooth so far, ...
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How to redirect an exposed filter query to a views results page that lives in another panel page?

My setup: Drupal 7.2, Panels 7.x-3.0-alpha3, Views 7.x-3.0-beta3, Chaos tool suite 7.x-1.0-beta1 Say I want to create a fruits directory website. In views I have a content pane "fruits" with exposed ...
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How to export Panels and Mini Panels with Features?

I am trying to export the Panels and Mini Panels on my website with Features. On the features drop down menu, there is an option for "Panels: panels_renderer_pipeline". However, when I click on it, ...
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What is a variant in Page Manager?

I am trying to follow this tutorial, but it does not explain the concept of variant very clearly. It does not provide a definition of it. Can someone clarify this concept in plain English? What are ...
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Search API Panels Display and Contexts

I am trying to build a page with Search API and Panels. I have created my search views with contexts, but I am unable to view any facets in my panel page. My facets show up in regular blocks, but ...
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How to translate “New custom content” in a panel?

I have a lot of panels to which I have added bits of text/HTML using the "New custom content" option of the Panels module. By default, such text does not show up on the Translate Interface screen. ...
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Use a block in a panel

Like the title says, is there a way I can use a block inside my panel? It looks like it can't be done... As you can see here, there is no option to add a block to my panel...
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Panels cache terminology- what's the difference between caching by argument vs. by context?

I'm trying to learn how to set up Panels caching. I watched a video on mastering Drupal caching and I have the book by Earl Miles on Panels and Views, Drupal's Building Blocks, but unfortunately ...
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How do I add description and keyword to the front page?

I would like to know how to set description and meta keywords for the front page. I use the Meta tags module for articles, but it is not working for the front page. I use Panel as my front page. My ...
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Override login page with Panels

I want to override the login page using panels. I found a tutorial that shows me how to do it using Panels Everywhere, but that overrides the whole page (with site_template). I just want to override ...
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Views exposed filter redirects to wrong url

After submitting the filter settings, on a page (panel in ctools Page manager module) with view content pane, the filter path (in URL) instead of being applied to the current page (with view), it is ...
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Panels visibility rule: Hide if value is in the query string

I am trying to use a visibility rule in Panels to hide a block based on whether the query string has a parameter (value=5) or not. Panels provides a String: URL path visibility rule by default, but ...
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Organic Groups and Panels

I've got Panels working with Organic Groups (d7) using the documentation about "Drupal 7 Panels integration guide (OG 7.x-1.x)". It describes how to create a node panel that detects when you are ...
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Using Panels and Views to override taxonomy listing - which argument to use?

I'm using Panels to override the taxonomy display at taxonomy/term. I just enabled the term_view page that comes with Panels and it works great. So going to mysite/colours/blue shows the Panels page ...
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WYSIWYG on panel panes

Is it possible to use a wysiwyg editor like TinyMCE for editing content in panels. I want to be able to use TinyMCE for editing 'custom content'. Another note: is it better to create nodes and just ...
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Dynamic menu linking to the forum associated with the current Organic Group

I've got two groups. I've got two forums belonging to each group. I've got a panel set up to display a custom view of forum topics that are defaulted to the group id, so that when given the group id ...
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How to make a responsive theme in Zen 5? Modules and procedures to keep or to leave from older Zen versions [closed]

I'm using Zen theme back from 2007, when Drupal 5 comes out (anyone remembers those subtheme directories put into the main zen directory?). Thanks to this theme reliability and awesome community, the ...
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Panels Mini-Panels vs Block Regions vs Display Suite vs Stylizer vs Page Manager vs Theme [closed]

I am new to Drupal and I am having a hard time finding clear and comprehensive documentation explaining how designing layouts and pages works in Drupal. I have identified several concepts: Panels &...
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How to translate a panel page title and a pane title

I want to ask if there is a way to translate the title of a panel and also its panes titles whatever content they are. I use panels to override user/%user page and there i putted as panel title the ...
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Adding a view to a panel

Running Drupal 7, Views 3 and panels 3 Been searching for an answer for this for a few hours now and I can't seem to find one. I am creating a custom user profile page in panels. I created a view to ...
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Using panels everywhere… without Panels Everywhere

I recently discovered how awesome Panels is and I want to use it as a replacement essentially for the default theming mechanism that comes with Drupal (I'm using version 7). In fact, I want to use it ...
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Panels page or Panels node - which to use?

I have two content types for a theatre listings site: Production: title, description, image gallery, video Show: date, ticket cost, production (nodereference to Production) So a single Production ...
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How do you create a custom Panels layout in an Omega sub-theme?

I'd like to create a new custom Panels layout based on one of the Omega Panels layouts and put it in my Omega sub-theme, but I can't seem to find a way to do this. So far I've added the following to ...
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What is the relationship between regions and panels?

From here, it is clear that regions contain blocks, but when working with Panels, are regions still relevant? If yes how? What is the relationship between regions and panels? Thanks.
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Panels page variant that targets a single node

I am a little new to Panels, but I am using it to manage layouts for different content types and it is working out really well. However I want to be able to create a page variant that will only target ...
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What is the difference between a view mode and a style plugin?

It is possible that you can define the difference between a view mode and a style plugin. As far as I understand a view mode defines what fields are outputted and a style plugin decides how to render ...
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Looking for a good Mini - Panels tutorial [closed]

There are lots of good to tutorials for view and panels, but I'm having trouble finding specific information on how to properly use mini panels. Does anyone know of a good tutorial or explanation of ...
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Using menu tab for each panel variant

I'm trying to use Panels to arrange content on my site. I've made some strides in creating a panel that displays a view of images based on different criteria. I added a page (panel) which allows me ...
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How to use Twitter Bootstrap with panels?

I am using D7 to built a new site. I am using Twitter Boostrap to create responsive themeing in my site. But most of my design has to be built with panels, the panels does not work responsive with the ...
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Profile2 and Panels in Drupal 7

How can I override a Profile2 profile page using Panels in Drupal 7? The page I'm looking to override is the edit for for one of the new profile2 pages. Here is an example URL: http://example.com/...
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Overriding user edit page with Panels loses the user edit form

I am using panels to override the user edit page (/user/*/edit) to add a block with a form in it. However I wanted to maintain the existing user edit form, including the password, username, etc. When ...
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Passing Argument from URL in Panel to View Pane or Block

I have a page where I want to display all resources for a course grouped by taxonomy term. The courses are organic groups and the resources are materials belonging to those groups. I'm using panels to ...
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Edit the classess applied to a field from outside the field template

I am creating my own Panels Style Plugins. The styles are applied to a Panel Pane which contains a field. From the Style, I can add a wrapper DIV to modify the display of the field. However, I ...
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How do I properly pass taxonomy term from panels to the context filter in views?

I have a Book Listing content type and a Series content type. Both of these have a Book Series taxonomy term applied to them. What I want to do is override the Series page with panels and embed a view ...
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Site building process: what is the relationship between CCK, Views, Panels, Blocks and Taxonomy?

A beginner question. I need to understand the relationship between the top Drupal structure modules: CCK, Views, Panels, Blocks and Taxonomy, i.e., when building a website, what is the general steps ...
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How to display the user edit-picture form in custom block?

I am trying to customize the user edit page in Drupal7 using Panels for user-edit page. How can i display the user edit-picture form in any specific region in Drupal 7. In my panels, i added a custom ...
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Panels doesn't output views content pane title

I have a panel named bar in which I added a view-content-pane named foo.For this view I created a template-override named views-view--foo--panel-pane.tpl.php in which I added, besides other things, a ...
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How to display a form in a panel page?

My goal is to display a form in a page made with panels. The form will be between content panes. The single page (made with page manager & panels) will be like below: Content Pane Form Content ...
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how do I add javascript to a specific panel-page

I have created a panel page (i.e using panels). I can add html content to it from the panel itself using add content->New custom content. I can also add css classes (add body css classes). Now I ...