1. Tutorial: How to link a map marker to Google Map Directions in your Drupal site

    For most kinds of businesses it’s great being able to show where you are located on a map. It’s even greater to be able to share with the visitor directions so they can find your location.

    All our latest themes come integrated with Google Maps. In all of these cases, we have added a custom Google Map block, which you are able to place in any region of your Drupal theme, through Home » Administration » Structure » Blocks.

    A good question that pops up then, is how can one link the marker to Google Map Directions?

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  2. How to update the Font Awesome web font in your Drupal site

    Font Awesome gives you scalable vector icons that can instantly be customized - size, color, drop shadow, and anything that can be done with the power of CSS.

    Our products use the Bootstrap CDN so you can add the Font Awesome web font with a single line of code. You don’t even have to download or install anything. Updating is as easy. 

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  3. Drupal Commerce Products and the Inline Entity Form

    Drupal Commerce is used to build eCommerce websites and applications of all sizes based on Drupal. 

    Drupal Commerce products are entities with intrinsic product ID, SKU, and Title properties, as well as default Price fields. They can be further customised using any number of product types and fields.

    You can easily create products with the Store administrative interface, but your products will not be automatically visible to users on the front end. Drupal Commerce separates the definition of a product from its display, allowing you to build custom displays using the tools the project provides such as the product reference field.

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  4. How to deal with product variations and Drupal Commerce?

    Drupal Commerce is used to build eCommerce websites and applications of all sizes, based on Drupal. Product attributes are the descriptors we use to define kinds of products. For example, we could describe a T-shirt by the color and size. These attributes mean that, while in the real physical world your store may only carry one red T-shirt, you still have three sizes or three “variations” of it in your store.

    How do you deal with such variations when creating your store using Drupal Commerce? Here’s an article we put together, following relevant questions from our users that have got some of our themes that come bundled with Drupal Commerce. 

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  5. How to open files uploaded using a File field, in a new window (target=’_blank’) in Drupal 7

    Since this is one those kinds of enquiries that pop up quite often in our Support channels, we decided to create a small tutorial about it and make it available via our Support Center

    The following function will enable for you the option to open files in a new window based on the MIME type. Please paste the following code to your template.php file into your theme folder (sites/all/themes/THEMENAME/template.php) by replacing the THEMENAME to your theme name in the function title.

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  6. Tutorial: How to add CAPTCHA to your Drupal forms

    There’s no doubt SPAM is always a pain. While a couple of different solutions are being researched, CAPTCHA is up to this point the sort of industry standard. It becomes of some importance then figuring out how you can add CAPTCHA to your Drupal forms. We’re getting this kind of questions quite often, which is how we decided to create a step-by-step tutorial and make it available via our Support Center


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  7. Tutorial: How to create a Related Nodes block based on taxonomy terms with Views in Drupal

    Here are the necessary instructions for creating a block for Related Nodes with Views in Drupal.

    All screens come from our Premium Responsive Drupal theme Best BrandBest Brand is a complete Drupal distribution including several modules, content types, view pages, view blocks, pre-configured image styles as well as a premium theme tailored together to achieve its functionality. It comes with an installation profile that allows you to have a fully-functional site up and running in few minutes.

    Best Brand comes with the build in Product content type. Product content type comes with several fields - one of them is the Product Categories field (field_product_category). 

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  8. Drupal Commerce Tutorial: How to send notification of an order via email to site admin

    Drupal Commerce does not send an order notification email to site admin (site email) out of the box. However, there is already a rule set up to send the order notification to the user. It’s called “Send an order notification e-mail”. You have always the option to clone this rule, but instead of sending the email to the owner of the order, just send it to the admin’s email address.

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  9. How to add Quick Tabs with multiple View blocks inside a specific Drupal page

    The Quick Tabs module - http://drupal.org/project/quicktabs allows you to create blocks of tabbed content, specifically views, blocks, nodes and other quicktabs. Here is a step-by-step tutorial with all the necessary steps to create a block of tabbed View blocks and how to place this block inside a specific page.

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  10. Playing with the number of columns on your Drupal theme: one-fifth, two-fifths, three-fifths & four-fifths in TopHit

    Quite often you’ll get a shiny new Drupal theme that looks awesome and functions nicely. Until you come up with the need to change the column layout. Things aren’t that tough if you know where to look for. 

    As always, we’re here to help, so here’s a great step-by-step guide on how to support one-fifth, two-fifths, three-fifths and four-fifths columns in our Top Hit, responsive theme.

    There you go, it’s all yours »