Issue 5 - October 20, 2011
This week is a Themeing and Display Suite bonanza!
Be sure and vote for your favorite CMS.
November 19th & 20th, 2011 in Austin, Texas.
December 8th & 9th in New Orleans, Louisiana.
December 10th, 2011 in New York City.
If you missed your chance to register don't make that mistake again.
Articles & Tutorials
This may be to coolest post of the week(be sure to watch the screencast). Swentel shows us how to use the Renderable elements module along with Display Suite to do some crazy stuff to node, contact, webform and views exposed filter forms. No need to write your own modules to modify forms! Pretty cool stuff.
A really quick tip about using rsync to sync a site on a different server.
Eric shows use how we can extend the functionality of subscriptions module to include subscriptions to node referenced nodes.
Yuriy Gerasimov from Trellon shows us how to limit file downloads by creating a custom module using CTools Access Rulesets.
David Needham of ChapterThree gives us a good theming primer in part 1 of his three part series covering intermediate Drupal 7 theming.
Emma Jane Hogbin of Design to Theme gives us a peak at her theming philosophy. I really like her economical approach.
When a user hits an access denied screen a kitten dies. No, seriously this is a great module that redirects a user to a login page when they hit an access denied page. The good folks at Friendly Drupal give us the lowdown.
Jeff Eaton introduces us to a new module for creating Entities. ECK is to entities what CCK is to content types. Still early days with this module but it looks very promising.
This looks like a cool module with usefulness beyond SEO. It allows permissioned users to add, edit and view sticky notes on pages of your site. Great idea.
If you haven't checked out Display Suite for Drupal 7 you should give Art Williams' post a read.
A friendly little screencast on getting Drush site aliases set up. If you've every grown tired of cd-ing up and down your Drupal installs to use Drush you need vide this tutorial.