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Drupal Flag & Flag Count in views

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 10:49

this is just short and sweet if you want to use the excilent drupal flag module in views then you need to do 3 things:
1 install Views php module.
2 ) add a hidden field with the node id "Content: Nid" and hide it form display.

3) Now create a php view field and add the following:

Tags: drupal 7

Drupal 7 Creating A Custom Web Service Module

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 15:24

The follwing is an example of creating a custom drupal 7  web service module , for the Services module.

Why I made this:  the reaso i made this is for the life of me i could not figure out how to
attach a file to a node when creating one with services (but not posting via endpoint/node/nodeid/attach_file ) .
 after you created a file with :

Session Authentication (X-CSRF-Token = token string )
after posting


to endpoint/user/login.json

Posting to endpoint/file

Tags: web servicesmodule development

Drupal Services 3 & Titanium Upload Photo From the Photo Gallery

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 22:45

So this is another example of session authenticated calls to Drupal services this time adding a image upload test form the device Photo Gallery - look at the titanium for more examples you need session authentication, token (user resource , file create , node create & user login & user logout for this to work ) response for matters JSON

Tags: Titanium

Drupal Services + Titanium User Login / out & Create a node

Sat, 11/29/2014 - 13:54
var mydrupalrest =""; Ti.App.Properties.setString("mydrupalrest", mydrupalrest); var win = Titanium.UI.createWindow({ title:'TEST DRUPAL SERVICES', backgroundColor:'#fff' }); //view for login var loginview = Ti.UI.createView({ backgroundColor:'blue', borderRadius:5, layout:'vertical', top:120, height:300, width:300 }); var username = Ti.UI.createTextField({ hintText:'Enter your username', top:10, left:10, right:10 }); loginview.add(username); Tags: Titanium

Wordpress custom form with validation example

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 13:17

so some times you just need to work in wordpress here is a custom form with validation example ment to be put in a custom plugin

Tags: wordpress

Drupal 7 Form Example With Conditional Field & Date mod.

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 09:30

here is just an example of a drupal 7 form in a custom module that shows you how to use conditional fields & also bonus change the default date field to controol the year select range enjoy .


Drupal & Titanium display Node With Services

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 18:31

it took me a few goes to figure out how to show a node so try this !  in you ap.js

Tags: Titanium

Drupal 7 & Titanium web services

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 16:03

ok if you are reading this you want to make apps with titanium:
Here is an export of a testing service for drupal services module

Tags: Titanium

Drupal & Titanium create a node webservice Example

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 15:43

so you have Drupal web services , and you want to make a mobile app here is an idea to create a simple node in your app.js add some thing like...
make sure your rest server is using jason as responce , this is an example with no authentacation , so you need to give the right permissions in drupl :)

Tags: Titanium

More Fun with JASON - PHP Curl

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 13:31

ok so making a remote to local data  thing this is the verry basic idea
local file:

Tags: curl

Drupal HTTPS Redirect Via .htaccess

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 08:25

So you got a ssl cert. and need to rediect to https ? cool in your Drupal .htaccess file do this :

RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off [OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^yoursite.com\.com* RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://www.yoursite.com/$1 [L,R=301] # Rewrite URLs of the form 'x' to the form 'index.php?q=x'. RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !=/favicon.ico RewriteRule ^(.*)$ index.php?q=$1 [L,QSA] Tags: drupal

Curl & Jason in PHP

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 12:07

a basic curl app, using jason data this is just a note to self :) but shows how to post jason data via curl , then read the data sent and save to database , backbone is better but who cares this way works too...

Tags: curl

Drupal 7 custom views filter from custom table

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 16:28

Ok so you made a drupal 7 module that uses custom tables and you want to use the values in views ,
cool that is cool here is how to do it the easy wa.

1) install schema  (https://www.drupal.org/project/schema)  - to help make your install file :)

Tags: drupal 7 views

Drupal 7 create custom token in module

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 09:04

Some times it is grate to make custom tokens I  have modafied an example so you can see how:


Drupal 7 Ajax Custom Module Example

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:15

This is an example  module that  shows some ideas of what you can do  drupal  ajax in a custom module  I will make a custom auto suggest box with the form api , and has ajax call back with the menu call back , stick that in a custom block, then do some jquery stuff to make it all work.

I Know I  am breaking some best practices  - but that  fine this is just an example ...
if you understand what I am doing below then you are smart enough to  understand what to do next.


Ajax Simple Auto Suggest - Jquery

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 10:07

So you want to make an auto suggest  and you don’t want to use a jquery plug in that is fine
here is an example of how to do it  with Jquery .load() !

You need 2 files for testing :

1) index.html , or index.php – front end
2) return.php  - returned results

3) Loader Gif ()

Code for  your front end file:


Jquery scroll to ellement

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:15

So you want to scroll to a position on a page with jquery try this !

Tags: jquery

Drupal & infusionsoft php example

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:32

Working with drupal and infusionsoft ,  so your client has infusionsoft and want to interact with your drupal site .
so you installed the infusionsoft module and need to do custom things that "cant" be done with rules or (d6 conditional actions)  Like checking if user has a tag or if exists in infusionsoft or what ?! 
so then you go looking for examples of php & infusionsoft and find a lot of crap !  So lets have a look at this,

First create a custom module:
example mymodule.info


drupal form render Fix Strict warning: Only variables should be passed by reference in

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:16

getting over the Strict warning

Tags: drupal 7drupal7

Example Create New User using Services 3 and php CURL

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 11:31

this is an example of using drupals web services module - (rest server ) with create user function turned on - and anonymous - later ill include (application) authentication