Drupal 7

How to setup Mailchimp in a multilingual D7

In this brief tutorial I will show you how to setup and configure Mailchimp for a multilingual Drupal 7 website and succeed in translating the Signup form field labels.

Sometimes, I find that working with Drupal requires a strict recipe-like approach in order to reach the desired outcome - and perhaps avoid going insane. In other words, the order in which you perform each step is important.

How to count or add all values for an integer field in Views

This may well qualify as a Drupal cheap trick. But it is pretty darn useful if you ask me.

The use case - I have a custom content type for daycares. In it, daycare owners can advertize the number of available spaces they have at any time. Creating a list of daycares showing available spaces is, of course, easy with Views. But what if I would like to show the total number of available spaces for the listed daycares. How would I do that?

How to add Javascript in Drupal 7 with jQuery

I thought this would be an easy one. Not so. What works in Drupal 6 doesn't necessarrily work in Drupal 7.

Let's take a simple example. How about a script that allows you to show/hide one or more paragraphs. I did a quick Google search and found numerous examples. Here's the one I picked & slightly modified for the sake of clarity.

Drush Make and Profiler - a brief overview

Most coders are familiar with Drush Make. So I'll skip that part for now. Suffice to say that a ".make" file is a list of projects, modules, features and even profiles that will be fetched and installed when you use the drush make yourMakefile.make pathToDir command.

Setting up multilingual menus in D7

Here are the prerequisite for this article:

  • A fresh & properly installed multilingual D7 website with Path prefix language code (e.g. "/en", "/fr", etc.).
  • An enabled Language switcher block. To configure this block, go to  en/admin/structure/block.

If you need help setting up your website, perhaps you should first read How to setup a multilingual website with Drupal 7.

How to setup a multilingual website with Drupal 7

Setting up a basic Drupal website in English is relatively easy. Setting up a multilingual website isn't as obvious as you would hope it to be. Knowing a thing or two about how and where to find help on drupal.org is a must. See References for more information.

The present article does not address the topic of multilingual menus.

Alright, let's do it.

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