Matt V.
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Is there a modules "wish list" anywhere?
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Check out the Contributed Module Ideas group on groups.drupal.org. The Google Summer of Code group can also be a good source of inspiration. Some of the ideas may not be big enough to sustain a ...

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Override comment.tpl.php file with theme
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You should be able to override Drupal's default comment.tpl.php file by copying it from /modules/comment into your theme directory. From there, edit the file as needed. Then clear the cache (on the ...

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How to tell if a site is using Drupal 7
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One quick way is to try hitting the http://example.com/CHANGELOG.txt URL, to see what the changelog reports as the version being used. For example, this happens to be true for Drupal.org: http://...

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Is there a git repository for Drupal releases only?
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Drupal releases are marked with a corresponding "tag" within the repository. When you clone a git repository, you get all the tags and branches along with it. Running the following command from within ...

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Is there any way to reorder the nodes in a View?
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You can ues the Nodequeue module. Nodequeue allows you to create and arbitrarily sort "queues" of nodes and it integrates with the Views module. The Nodequeue module allows users to collect nodes ...

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Display Wordpress posts
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The Aggregator module that ships with Drupal core can pull in posts from the WordPress site's RSS feed. For more functionality and overall flexibility, you could use the Feeds module.

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Update Drupal Modules - skip a version?
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As long as you're not skipping major Drupal versions (i.e. going from Drupal 5.x to Drupal 7.x), just jump to the new version(s).

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Is there a easier way to disable and enable module for module development?
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The devel module includes a page that will let you disable and re-enable modules in a single step. The page can be hard to find though, but if you enable one of the Devel blocks, it's listed in there. ...

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How do I programmatically create a simple 'page' node?
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The Devel project includes a module called Devel Generate for generating dummy content. You could use it as an example. I think the parts you'd need are in the devel_generate.inc file.

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Create Content Type with a Default Title
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The Automatic Nodetitles module can do what you're looking for. When used in conjunction with the Token module, you have lots of options.

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How do I override a function in a module
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It sounds more like you want to use hook_menu_alter to override what the Taxonomy Menu module's hook_menu function does.

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Drupal - Run update.php after updating several modules?
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You can copy all the files at once and run update.php just once.

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Drupal 7 and Open ID
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The OpenID Selector module is another option for creating something similar to the StackExchange login process. Unfortunately, it doesn't yet support registration via OpenID, the way StackExchange ...

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Two-factor authentication with code sent to email
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It looks like the recently posted OTP module supports emailing of its one-time passwords. It's still a sandbox project though and I haven't tried it myself. It shouldn't be too difficult to add email ...

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Injecting database values with a non-Drupal application
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One method would be to use the Services module to create a web service that the external program could then communicate with.

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how to apply CSS for a Custom Block/View
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It depends on what theme you're using. The core Drupal themes are stored under /themes/. If you have a custom theme, it should probably be installed in /sites/all/themes/. Different themes may name ...

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Templating a form
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Try using the Theme Developer module to find which function or template file is outputting the form you're interested in theming. Theme Developer will also tell you what "suggestions" you can use to ...

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Easy content management for a Views powered site
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For that particular use case, I'd suggest using the Nodequeue module. You could set up the nodequeue to contain 3 items and then users with the correct privileges would have the ability to add new ...

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Reload only the content area of a website while the sidebars remain static
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Yes, it's possible to update the content area without updating the sidebars using Ajax or Ahah. There are multiple modules for implementing ajax functionality in various parts of Drupal: Views Load ...

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Upgrade drupal using drush: Failed to check available update
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As tenken suggested, you might try adding -d for debug to your drush command or -v for verbose. Beyond that, I suggest trying to set $conf['update_max_fetch_time'] to a higher value (I usually set it ...

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Manually adding sdk for AWS SDK PHP Module
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Assuming you have git installed, you should be able to run the following from within your /sites/all/libraries directory: git clone git://github.com/amazonwebservices/aws-sdk-for-php.git awssdk ...

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How to list articles in user node
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In short, the Views module can be used to do that. This question and answer from the main StackOverflow site covers the same issue, including a link to a tutorial with more details. Start by ...

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Give an individual cron task for each Feeds import
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My first thought was to suggest Elysia Cron, but it sounds like Feeds doesn't yet support individual per feed cron jobs. Alternatively, depending on your needs, you might consider the Feed Import ...

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How to block a content type from the RSS feed
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You can You can use the Views module to generate an RSS feed, rather than relying on the default feed that Drupal provides. This Tribute Media post will step you through the basics.

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How can I use thre Migrate module?
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Cyrve developed the module and they have a post on the blog entitled Performing a data migration with migrate module that might be helpful. Also, the video from the Migration: not just for the birds ...

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How to manage multisite themes from master Drupal installation
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The README.txt file in Drupal's /themes directory states: …the sites/your_site_name/themes directory pattern may be used to restrict themes to a specific site instance. For instance, you might ...

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`drush cc all` command takes too long time, what can I do?
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I found a blog post entitled Speed Up Cache Clearing on Drupal 7 to be very helpful in narrowing down precisely what portion of the cache clear process was slowing things down. The issues it pinpoints ...

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Moving Drupal database from MySQL to Oracle
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This may be another long shot and I certainly haven't tried it myself, but assuming that the Features module works on a fresh install on top of Oracle, you may be able use it to export your content ...

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Prepopulate node-add form with search terms?
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I don't know of a module that solves exactly the problem you're describing out of the box, but you might be able to come close with Entity Reference View Widget and/or Node Reference URL Widget.

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What's overriding my local_settings.php?
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Enabling the Devel module fixed the issue. Ultimately, I think the issue is specific to the Mail System module and the unusual way it handles settings and defaults.

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