Tips and Tricks: Modules

Use the module "Media: TED" to easily publish videos from ted.com on your Drupal website

Ted.com integration with Drupal

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages.

Install "Module Filter" to simplify your module administration

Drupal module "Module Filter"

The modules list page can become quite big when dealing with a fairly large site. To simplify the module administration you can install the module "Module Filter". The module provides you a filter textfield and a tab for each package.

Use Google Analytics to increase traffic

Use Google Analytics to increase traffic

Google Analytics gives you fresh insights into how visitors use your site, how they arrived on your site, and how you can keep them coming back. Understanding your visitor will help you to optimise your site and to increase the number of visitors. For an easy implementation you can use the Drupal module Google Analytics. The Tutorial below offers you step-by-step instructions to do so.

User Default Page or Login Destination for login redirects in Drupal 8 and 7

Login

The Drupal modules User Default Page and Login Destination allow you to customize the destination that a user is redirected to after logging in, registering or logging out.

Drupal Commerce membership websites - Role-based products & recurring payments

Drupal Commerce membership websites - recurring payments

1., 3., 4. and 5. can be combined to sell product based roles and to have an advanced recurring framework (compared to 2.)

Install the administrator menu module to save time

Drupal administrator menu module

Using the standard administration menu often requires you to click several times to get to the desired function. To make this process faster you can install the "Administration menu" which gives you a direct access to the different admin functions (drop-down menu).

Back up your database

Drupal module Backup and Migrate

Install the module Backup and Migrate to back up your Drupal site. This is probably the easiest way to back up and restore your Drupal MySQL database.

How to create a Drupal view with future events / dates of nodes

How to create a Drupal view with future events/dates

All you have to do is create a new view that shows content of type 'event'... set that on the first page of creating your view. Make sure you check the 'block' option at the bottom - it's up to you whether you also want to create a page display or not, that's checked by default. Also, before moving onto the second page, make sure that your view is a list of 'fields' rather than 'teasers'.

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