Tagged: drupal 7

We’ve got your back: planning for Drupal 7 end-of-life

On June 24, 2020 Drupal.org announced that Drupal 7’s end of life has been extended until November 2022 because of the impact of COVID-19 on budgets and capacity. This article still remains relevant– but please note that the dates have been pushed back a year.    If you have a Drupal 7 website, you might

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Website Developed by Advomatic a 2013 Webby Honoree

American English, a site Advomatic developed for the US Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs is now a Webby Honoree! “The American English website provides resources for teaching and learning English as a Foreign Language (EFL), exploring American culture, and encouraging conversation within the global EFL community” says the Bureau’s site. The

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Congrats to Global Zero on Their New Site

Congratulations to Global Zero on the launch of their new site. In case you haven’t been reading the news Global Zero is the international movement for the elimination of all nuclear weapons. Global Zero came to Advomatic because they needed their new website to serve as a platform for member-driven activism. Additional goals for the

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Committed To Drupal

We’re proud to announce that Advomatic developer David Rothstein has been named a new Drupal 7 core co-maintainer! Drupal works because incredibly talented people like David put their time and creativity into making this open source platform the strongest around. Excuse me while I play James Lipton for a minute to ask David how he

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Flowing a list view into two columns

Columns. While it may seem like a good idea to a graphic designer, the idea of newspaper-style columns strikes fear in the hearts of themers everywhere. In particular, you may run into an instance where you need a list view to be A-L in the first column, then M-Z in the second column. I’ll walk

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Notable changes to theming in Drupal 7

There are 50+ changes to the theme system in the move to Drupal 7 – that’s a lot to consider when upgrading your theme from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7. As expected, some of the changes make theming more complex… but those changes can also free things up for you to do complex things in

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Stream Wrappers and You

This past weekend, a team of core Drupal developers, including Peter Wolanin (pwolanin), Andrew Morton (drewish), Jon Stacey (jmstacey), Justin Randell (justinrandell), Jody Hamilton (Jody Lynn), Alex UA (Alex UA), and myself, met at the Zivtech headquarters in Philly to hammer out some hot media and file functionality. After much arm-wrestling, teeth-gnashing, and nail-biting, plus

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Using multiple node access modules just got a lot easier, maybe

Two new hooks were recently committed to HEAD that will give Drupal 7 unprecedented flexibility when it comes to managing multiple node access modules on one site. Up until now, enabling multiple node access modules usually leads to unwanted behavior, most often exhibited by access being granted unexpectedly. This is partially because Drupal ORs access

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