Tips and Tricks: Modules

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, Mail.ru, Yandex, Odnoklassniki, Twitch.tv, Steam and more.

Use the module Responsive Menus to easily add a choice of responsive menus

Responsive Menus

Frequently it might happen that you implement a responsive theme but that you are not satisfied with responsive menu included. The module Responsive Menus offers you a very easy and quick way to add professional, simple and lightweight responsive menus to your theme.

Use the Image Link Formatter module to add links to Image Fields

Use the Image Link Formatter module to add links to Image Fields

Frequently you might want to add links to images that you included to content types with the field type image (included in Drupal 7 core). The module Image Link Formatter offers you an easy and straightforward way to do so. Just install the module, configure the image field in the "Manage Display" section of your content type (see image below) and add the links to your content.

The best Drupal modules to show image and video contents in an overlay gallery

Shadowbox
Shadowbox is a JavaScript modal media viewer application for viewing images, video, Flash and other content in a modal window. Media integration: As of June 2014, use 7.x-4.x-dev for maximal media support; see also https://drupal.org/node/1262794

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Use the module "Bundle Copy" to clone content types with Drupal 7

Drupal Bundle Copy module

The Drupal module Bundle Copy offers you an easy and convenient way to clone content types (currently release 7.x-2.x-dev). In Drupal 8 this function will be a part of the core CMI. If you combine Bundle Copy with Node Convert you have the perfect solution to migrate content types and nodes that already exist as such a content type. Clone the existing content type, convert the nodes and apply potential changes.

Use the module Node Convert to change the content type of nodes

Drupal module Node Convert

Frequently it might happen, that you want to convert the content type of a node or of many nodes. The Node Convert module is an easy way to do so. The options are straightforward: 1. To what content type should the node(s) be converted to and 2. Into which fields should the existing fields be inserted to.

Use Taxonomy CSV import/export to create, clone or copy Taxonomies

Drupal module "Taxonomy CSV import/export"

Frequently it might happen that you want to create a new taxonomy, to clone an existing taxonomy within a website or to copy a taxonomy from one website to another. To save time and make further changes more flexible I recommend you to use the module Taxonomy CSV import/export.

How to import multiple files/images into one field with Drupal feeds tamper

I tested the D7 version.

1) Install and turn on the Feeds Tamper module
2) Go to admin/structure/feeds and select tamper for the importer you want to apply it. Add the plugin explode for the multiple value fields
3) Make sure to have separator to be "," instead of ", " (there's an extra space after , ) when you export from either CVS or services views. This is important, because it'll break file enclosure file handling.

How to change the title of the Drupal Blog page?

Surprisingly there is no option in the admin interface to change the title of the blog page which is generated by the blog module. Though you can change the title by changing the menu link. But sometimes you probably want to keep the menu link, but change the blog title or you want to have different titles in the menu and on the page. If so you can change the title by editing the blog module. This is not a very proper solution, but it is apparently the most efficient. Don't forget to log this change, because with an update of the blog module you will loose this change.

Show related nodes in a block based on taxonomy terms with views

Show related nodes in a block based on taxonomy terms with Drupal views

You want to show a related nodes to the current node in a block using taxonomy terms?

There is an excellent article giving a step-by-step guide for Views 3 and Drupal 7 on http://www.metachunk.com/blog/adding-related-content-view-drupal-7. Really easy and comfortable!

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