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”
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”
In the past four years there has been an explosion of new technologies in front-end development. We are inundated with new projects like Bower, Cucumber, Behat and KSS. It is a lot to take in. At the past two Drupalcons there have been sessions about this overload, My Brain is Full: The state of Front-end developement. Essentially those sessions are asking “What the hell is going on?”
Continue reading “Automating Styleguides with Styleguide-Driven Development”
Boost the performance of your Drupal 7 website, improve usability and help with SEO by making content load via AJAX in just a few steps.
Drupal AJAX is a cinch to implement—as it should be since core is loaded with it. In just a few of steps I’ll show you how to use jQuery and Drupal’s
hook_menu() function to quickly build a AJAX function to return anything from HTML to a JSON array.
Continue reading “Simple Drupal 7 AJAX Implementation”