Solving Menu Import Issue when Featuring Sample Data in Drupal

[UPDATE] – alias menu import module was rolled into “Sample Data” module that is of newer version. it is listed on Drupal site Here is post about it – http://margotskapacs.com/2014/07/importexport-sample-data-and-assets-for-kickstart-all-via-features/ Currently, if you would like to export and import the sample data( like kickstart) via features, then the menus for your data breaks because it […]

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How To Implement Custom Field Types In Drupal

In this post, we go over on how to create, handle and display a custom fields in Drupal. In addition, we look on situations when your custom field contains an artifacts that requires an additional care The hook_field_schema() defines the columns. The table will be only added after an actual field is created(attached to content […]

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Activate Context To Rebuild Page More Than Once Per Page Load in Drupal

There was a situation where we needed to rebuild a page content and do it from Page scope(hook_preprocess_page). Most of the time the page content is altered via hook_page_alter(), however. This adds overhead of setting up a separate function, filtering request and other things all of which creates another dependency to the logic already handled […]

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