Create Drupal 7 menu links with empty titles! With Drupal’s hook_menu_link and <none>, create icon links & other styled links that have no text.
One of my biggest pet-peeves is creating Drupal 7 empty menu link titles since there’s no out-of-the-box solution. As a result it can be difficult to create stylized links, such as icons or background images. After many frustrating sessions I finally sat down to find a way to make this happen. Consequently, I began to think this was an impossibility and was unable to find a solution already in existence that did exactly what I needed it to do. However, Drupal 7 empty menu link titles are absolutely possible with just this one little snippet! Have no fear, theme_menu_link to the rescue! Continue reading “Drupal 7: Empty Menu Link Titles”
You made the switch from drush to drupal console, but now pulling your hair out because none of the drush commands work using drupal. Spare your follicles and use this list of Drupal 8 console commands.
With the release of Drupal 8 comes the new CLI to generate boilerplate code, interact and debug Drupal (for earlier versions of Drupal, see drush-related coder module tools). The transition from
drupal can be a little bit frustrating learning the new commands. To help ease the stress, I’ve put together a list of the most common Drupal 8 Console commands. Continue reading “Drupal 8 Console Commands”
This is a cool feature. You can mark files as “yes, I know this is tracked by Git, but I don’t want my changes committed.”
For example, there’s a config file that’s checked in. You need to make local edits to test with. However, you often accidentally commit those changes (you forget). But you could tell Git to ignore changes in this file. Let’s say we have a file config.php that we want to edit locally and leave edited.
Continue reading “Git Ignore Tracked File”
Need an array of user roles in your Drupal 8 site? Say goodbye to
user_roles(), say hello to
This function will return an associative array with the role id as the key and the role name as the value.
Continue reading “Drupal 8: Get an Array of User Roles”
Looking for how to create new module permissions in Drupal 8? Look no further,
$module.permissions.yml to the rescue!
In Drupal 8 permissions are now defined in
$module.permissions.yml file instead of using
Continue reading “Drupal 8: Create Module Permissions”
Learn to track page performance, user behaviors, personas and more with the power of GA Custom Dimensions.
Creating audience segments is one of the most important things you can do with an analytics tool. When segmentation rules do a good job of highlighting motivations of visitors, behaviors of each segment help make sites become more relevant to each group. This will increase the likelihood that your site will deliver on your goals.
GA already lets you segment more than 130 dimensions. With Universal Analytics, Custom Dimensions (aka. Custom Variables) can be used to track even more. Once you know how to use them, they’ll become a powerful tool in your analytic arsenal. Continue reading “GA Custom Dimensions & Custom Reports”