I was recently in need of a personal server to run some Drupal sites and being a cheap person, set out to get the best bang for my buck in a server. To start out with, forget any shared host servers. They just aren't going to cut it. I looked at several cloud hosting providers and finally decided on amazon based on price and future expansion. After getting everything set up my server is extremely fast and I'm only paying about $30 per month! Here's how I did it.
Last Monday 200 plus of the brightest minds in search marketing from Texas and across the country got together for the annual State of Search Conference. A lot of topics were covered. But one was missing that should concern every Drupaler. Drupal was missing, totally and completely.
What's a site worth if you can't ambiguously tell authors how terrible their articles are by rating them on a scale of 1 to 5 chili peppers? How can we segregate against nodes by only allowing the popular nodes to sit at the cool nodes table? Well lucky for us we're going back to high school in this blog post as I introduce you to a few cool Drupal modules that show us how to get organic results for popular content.
While visiting BADCamp in Berkeley, CA last week, I sat in on several discussions about productizing Drupal. Jeff Walpole, CEO of Phase II opened the discussion with a presentation on various business and product models the Drupal community has embraced.
If you have ever worked with views and columns in Drupal, you may have had the unfortunate and rather difficult task of getting the columns to render out just the way you really want them to. After some research, I believe I've found a workable approach.
We here at LevelTen work with Drupal every day so as you can imagine we've seen a few horror stories unfold where clients have hired an inexperienced developer to build their site for them. Here's a list of the top 5 most common mistakes that inexperienced developers make, and a few tips on how you can avoid them.