Thursday, April 26, 2012

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News Drupal Book: Drupal 7 Multilingual Sites by Kristen Pol

  • Understand the Drupal 7 localization structure and process
  • Enable your Drupal UI to display in different languages
  • Localize users based on language and country
  • Employ effective search engine optimization (SEO) techniques for your multilingual site
  • Update blocks, menus, views, and panels to work with multiple languages
  • Set up language detection based on URLs, sessions, cookies, or domains
  • Create translatable content types to support multilingual content

 Download sample chapters in PDF format.

  • Chapter 1: Multilingual Overview, Use Cases, and Modules
    • Considerations and use cases
      • Different types of language support
      • Some things to think about
      • Example use cases
        • Simple blog site
        • Consulting company site
        • E-commerce site
        • Our demo site
    • Multilingual Drupal overview
      • Speaking the same language... terminology
      • Pieces of the multilingual puzzle
        • Interface
        • Content
        • Configuration
    • A look at the modules
    • Summary

      • Chapter 2: Setting up the Basics: Languages, UI Translation, and System Settings
        • Getting up and running
          • Using your own site
          • Using the demo site
          • Roles, users, and permissions
      • Working with languages
        • Adding languages with the Locale module
        • Detecting languages
          • URL
          • Session
          • User
          • Browser
          • Default
          • Detection method order
          • Our choice
        • Switching between languages
      • Interface and string translations
        • Translating the interface
        • Automatic translation updates
        • Adding and fixing interface translations
        • Contributing translations back to the community
        • Translating English strings
          • Modifying the settings.php file
          • Using the String Overrides module
          • Creating a custom English language
        • Reusing custom translated strings
      • General system configuration
        • Updating regional settings
        • Date and time formats
        • Translating site variables
        • Customizing the contact form
      • Summary

      • Chapter 3: Working with Content
        • Nodes
          • Enabling multilingual support
          • Node translation model
            • Configuring node translation
            • Synchronizing shared fields
            • Extra content type options
          • Field translation model
            • Configuring field translation
            • Using the language switcher
        • Non-node entities
          • Comments
            • Language assignment
            • Comment display
          • Users
          • Taxonomy terms
          • Custom entities
        • Node listing and search pages
          • Home page
          • Taxonomy term pages
          • Search
        • Summary

      • Chapter 4: Configuring Blocks, Menus, Taxonomy, and Views
        • Blocks
          • Language-specific blocks
          • Translating blocks
          • Blocks provided by modules
        • Menus
          • Language-specific menus
          • Multilingual menus
            • Node pages
            • Pages with the same link
            • Pages with different links
        • Taxonomy terms
          • Taxonomy translation module
            • Language-independent terms
            • Language-specific terms
            • Localized terms
            • Mixed-language vocabulary
          • Updating the field label
        • Views
          • Multilingual views
          • Language-specific views
          • Nodes using field translation
          • Non-node views
            • Comments
            • Taxonomy terms
            • Users
          • Views text
        • Summary

    • Chapter 5: Panels, SEO, and More!
      • Panels
        • Panel panes
        • Language-specific panel pages
      • SEO
        • Multilingual and international SEO
        • Friendly URLs
          • Removing special characters from path aliases
        • Page title and meta tags
          • Meta Tags module
          • Meta Tags Quick module
          • Page Title module
        • Home page optimization
        • Duplicate pages
      • Translation management and workflow
        • Who can translate?
        • Content administration
        • Contributed modules
          • Lingotek Collaborative Translation module
          • Translation Management Tool module
        • Custom workflow
      • Theming and module development
        • RTL support
        • Interface and content languages
        • Custom CSS
        • String translation functions

Drupal 8 and Mobile Initiative

The Drupal 8 Mobile Initiative is a concerted effort to make Drupal 8 a first-class mobile platform.
Drupal 8 will be optimized for all mobile devices and and even offer easy administration from iPad, iPhone and many other tablets.
Hire it the official page:

Initiative Goals are:

  • Build a mobile handbook for Drupal 7 contrib solutions
  • Ability to use Drupal’s administrative forms in mobile devices
  • Convert all of Drupal 8’s existing themes to be responsive
  • Front-end performance improvements (including responsive images)

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

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Denver 2012 DrupalCon - Video Presentation by Karen Stevenson

PDF file on presentation: This session will look at some of the new entity and field modules, and some older modules that have been re-invented for D7. We'll talk about how they work and where they could be useful and what they get from using the new entity framework

Collection of several modules, allowing to store different Drupal data in MongoDB.

If you like to make Drupal more MongoDB friendly use this modules:

The FAQ Field module provides a field for frequently asked questions

If your site has a single, simple FAQ page Added to an entity (eg. content type, user), you can create simple but smooth FAQs on any piece of content. Demo page:

Drupal 7.x Demo Site for Beginners

Drupal is open source software maintained and developed by a community of hundreds of thousands of users and developers. It's distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (or "GPL"), which means anyone is free to download it, share it with others, and contribute back to the project. If you like to see Drupal in action go to Admin Username: admin Admin Password: demo123 Home Page: Admin Page and Back End:

Friday, April 20, 2012

Drupal 7 installation screenshots

For more information how to install Drupal 7 for Beginners can find hire: