Tips and Tricks: Modules

How to add rel=“author” attribute / the Google+ Publisher tag to Drupal

How to add rel=“author” attribute / the Google+ Publisher tag to Drupal

The rel=author property is supported by the Drupal 7 Metatags module. After installing the metatags module, go to admin/config/search/metatags, and edit the front-page or one of the node pages. Under 'Advanced' you will see the author and publisher fields where you can input your google+ page URL.

The "best" Social Media modules

Best means for me: Easy to configure, easy to handle, flexible and reliable. Recommended modules for the integration of social media into your Drupal website.

The "best" Drupal Rating modules

Drupal star rating module

Best means in this case: Easy to install, configure & handle, flexible and reliable. Furthermore this attribute requires that the module is “Under active development” and that a stable version for Drupal 7 and at least a development version for Drupal 8 is available.

The must have Drupal modules for Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

The modules listed in this article provide the most basic functionality regarding Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). They guarantee that your website is indexed by the most important search engines and that your content is displayed properly in the search results. They also provide you the most basic functionality required to grow your search result impressions/clicks and to improve the ranking of your content.

The best Drupal modules for the integration of Instagram

Instagram for Drupal

Recently we reviewed and tested the available modules for the integration of instagram into a Drupal website.

The best Drupal CAPTCHA modules

The best Drupal CAPTCHA modules

On most websites there are some kind of forms that require the submission of data. Be it the simple contact form or the commenting functionality for blog entries or other content types. If so you will need a way to protect these forms from spam.

One way to do so is the integration of the CAPTCHA functionality: A CAPTCHA is a challenge-response test most often placed within web forms to determine whether the user is human.

Use Views and the Option "Rewrite Results" to create stylish hover effects for Images

If you've spent any time with Drupal, you've heard of — and likely installed — the Views module. If you haven't, then you're very likely working harder than you need to! Views is Drupal's query builder, enabling you to create lists of just about anything, as well as providing basic formatting and the ability to do basic formatting of your items.

Use the Drupal module "Node clone" to easily clone webforms

Drupal module node clone

This howto shows you how you can easily and quickly clone a webform using the Drupal module "Node clone"

How to display search results as views

If you want to configure the appearance of the search result and/or improve the search results, the views module offers you a quick and very easy way to do so. With this solution you can 1. configure how the results look like i.e. what kind of fields are displayed and how the display is arranged and 2. determine how the results should be filtered and sorted.

Use the Drupal module "HybridAuth Social Login" for social media user login & registration

Drupal HybridAuth Social Login module

The module HybridAuth Social Login integrates HybridAuth library into Drupal and allows your users to login and register using: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Yahoo, Windows Live, Foursquare, AOL, OpenID, Github, LastFM, PayPal, Vimeo, Disqus, Instagram, Tumblr, Vkontakte,, Yandex, Odnoklassniki,, Steam and more.


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