Posts tagged Drupal
Posts tagged Drupal
In some cases Internet Explorer uses may accidently hit the compatibility mode button in their browser, causing them to see the site in a dated rendering engine (most often internet explorer 7). The most common way of fixing this is to set a header. In Drupal if you would like to force edge mode for internet explorer you can use the following snippet…
Nice summary of some modules that integrate with Views (Drupal) to cool effect.
FooTable plugin makes it really easy to create responsive HTML tables that look great on small devices. Using a concept called “breakpoints”, you can define which column should be displayed or hidden when the table is being viewed using a mobile or monitor.
Click through to see a sample “joyride” (a.k.a. a walk-through tour or visual tutorial of the kind you see on a site that has just added new features or changed something around, to bring it to the users’ attention).
We’ve been strategizing, evaluating & deploying the Government of Canada’s (GoC) Drupal 7 Web eXperience Toolkit (WxT) since it was first released over a year ago. We’ve implemented this for government agencies inside & outside the GoC because it is clear that so many agencies need to meet the dual challenge of a site which is both bilingual & accessible.
The Drupal Variant of the Web eXperience Toolkit is an open platform for web publishing which has a critical mass of public sector agencies collaborating with it publicly in GitHub. It is also exciting to see institutions like the University of Ottawa adopting it because of their need to ensure that their website is fully bilingual and meets WCAG 2.0 AA.
A plain Drupal installation does not provide everything that is required so, here are the basic steps to optimize it to the last detail.
Building Maps with OpenLayers in Drupal 7
You would think by now that maps would be all sorted out in Drupal 7, you would be wrong. Maps in Drupal, or anywhere, have never really been sorted out. Maps are a complicated tangle of moving parts. Starting a new project that needs maps can be a challenge. Fortunately, there is a solution with OpenLayers…
Features is a popular module that’s been circulating around in the Drupalsphere for over three years. For those unfamiliar, it creates a module out of a set of configurations and entities from a Drupal site, capturing it in code, therefore allowing you to easily recreate the same configurations and entities on another site (or the same site for that matter).