There are many Twitter modules for Drupal out there and I've gone through them all. Twitter pull does the job perfectly. It's not a surprise to anyone how huge social media is nowadays. If you have a website you should have some degree of social media integration, be it a simple link to your Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn profiles, or a full blown embedded feed of your posts and tweets. A lot of clients these days are requesting embedded Twitter feeds, much like the one we employ in our footer. Below are the steps needed to add a twitter feed to your Drupal 7 website.
First, download and...
For someone outside of the tech industry, the idea of “open source” can be somewhat opaque, particularly when you are trying to investigate qualitative differences between an open source and closed source Content Management System (CMS). If you Google “open source versus closed source,” the articles that come up tend to be opinion-based, which can make gleaning the “facts”—if that term can be applied here—quite challenging. Even within the industry, the topic is contentious as developers have their preferred platforms.
The goal of this blog post is to help you gain a better understanding of...
Custom E-commerce Payment Processing vs. Third-party Providers
If you have an online sales component to your business, then there are two main ways of managing your e-commerce: either by linking to a third-party site, such as PayPal, to facilitate transactions, or having developers create a custom payment processing system within your website itself.
Different businesses have different needs. A smaller company may choose the route of basic product listings and a simple PayPal checkout—this puts the financial dealings in a third-party’s hands. Other businesses may have more complex needs,...
The typical CSS "box model" (also known as content-box) will produce something like this:
width + padding + border = total/visible width of box
height + padding + border = total/visible height of box
Lets look at the example div below, with the typical box-sizing: content-box.
border: 10px solid #fff;
In this case the padding and border will apply to the outside producing at total visible width of 300px (240px + 40px + 20px). We'd usually need to reduce the width of the box until everything fits just right.
Ever been is a situation where you have a crazy complex View and realize you messed it up right AFTER you hit the save button? It's happened to all of us at one point or another. Having the ability to easily revert your View at anytime can be a life saver. This is why we always use the methods below when building larger Views. There are some other substantial benefits to keeping your Views in code. It allows you to commit to your version control system and makes deploying Views from a development environment to a production site a snap. Did I convince you yet? Ok enough yakin', let's get to...