In certain circumstances, RFPs (Requests for Proposals) may be unavoidable. Government organizations, for instance, are mandated to use them in an effort to promote fair and open competition. A web design and development firm just starting out may feel responding to RFPs is the only way they can get their foot in the door, and junior developers stand to gain knowledge and experience through the proposal-writing process. However, for the average business owner attempting to acquire creative services, the RFP’s effectiveness is questionable. The RFP brings with it a set of limitations that are...
In this digital age, your company’s success is largely dependent on the efficacy of your online presence. The question is no longer simply: do you need a website? (You do.) It is now a series of questions: What kind of a website do you want? What functionality is required? How will you get the right eyes on your website? And most importantly: What sets your website apart from a sea of competitors?
While “free” websites are appealing (i.e. websites hosted without charge by wordpress.org or similar providers), remember that in the marketplace, there is no such thing as “free.” Businesses...
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Recently a client wanted an unusual block. The block contained three social media links (facebook, twitter and youtube) and the search form. The easy solution would be with a static block or block menu and position it with css, but I wanted all the markup in a single block...ok here we go!
Custom Drupal Search Block - Step 1.
First create a custom module. This will require an .info file and .module file. My module is called deckfifty:
My deckfifty.info file contains:
name = deckfifty custom
description = "deckfifty.com custom"
core = 6.x
My deckfifty.module file utilizes Drupal's hook_block...
Often times clients request a listing of detailed information from their Ubercart orders. Typically the standard Ubercart reports doesn't cut the mustard. Having reports in an exportable format like .xls or .csv allows easy importing into other applications. We'll cover how to create a table listing of your ubercart orders and how to export them.
This tutorial covers Drupal 6 modules. You'll need:
Views Bonus Pack http://drupal.org/project/views_bonus
First, create a...