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Amanda Luker
Jun 2, 2010

Arm yourself with Drupal $body_classes!

A common question I get for theming Drupal sites is how to apply css to specific pages. For example, you might want your background image for your header to change on specific pages. Out of the box, Drupal doesn't give you any class in the HTML that's unique to your node to grab onto. This is... more
Amanda Luker
Jan 21, 2010

Theming the User Login Block

Don't want people to look at your site and immediately know it is Drupal? Theme your user login block! While it isn't always your top priority, customizing the look and feel of the login form helps maintain the integrity... more
Jack Haas
Jun 11, 2009

Faking imagecache for external images in Drupal

Imagecache is just one of those modules that we use on a consistent basis. There are usually many places within a complex site where the ability to crop and scale an image to a certain size comes into play. While this works great for images that you are storing on your own server, you run into... more
Jack Haas
May 6, 2009

Tales from the IE Freakshow: There's limit on the number of CSS files it can load

The prankster that it is, Internet Explorer has thrown an issue at us recently that really had us scratching our head for a little bit. It turns out, IE 6/7/8 has a limit on the number of CSS files you can load. Anyone who's worked on a medium to large Drupal site knows that you can have a very... more
Amanda Luker
Apr 30, 2009

Applying imagecache presets to user profile pictures in Drupal 6

Here’s a mini tutorial on applying imagecache presets to user profile pictures. This isn’t hard to do -- a breeze compared to what one had to do in Drupal 5 -- but this write-up might still save someone a little time, I hope! ... more
Aaron Winborn
Mar 1, 2008

Module Development during DrupalCon

So I was just updating the Contributed Modules Status page at gdo to reflect that I plan to work on upgrading Embedded Media Field to ... more
Aaron Winborn
Feb 27, 2008

This Blog is Built in Drupal 6

I've finally decided to set up a personal blog, which you are looking at right now. I can usually find a few minutes a day to write about whatever's going on, but haven't had a decent forum for some of it, or stuff gets all scattered. As most of my day is spent working with Drupal, it makes... more
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