Simple queue management system in PHP
Two weeks ago, I was looking for a method to control a waiting list showing the booking time. I wanted to show that time on a series of screens and be able to update it with one or more remote controllers. I was able to achieve this by creating two web pages: one in PHP and the other in HTML. Below I share with you the final result: a slideshow with booking time and educational banners.
EU Cookie Compliance for D8 introduces the GDPR but with some inconveniences
By updating the EU Cookie Compliance module for my site in Drupal 8, I had to change some settings and review the translations because not everything worked well, above all the black area in the top when the info banner disappeared. Let's see how this can be remedied in a few steps.
How to embed a Google Photo album into your site using an animation
This article is addressed to orphans of Picasa Web Album and its practical function to put an album slideshow in a web page, not to mention the useful filter for Drupal and CKEditor that with a special tag allowed you to embed a specified album without using HTML. Google Photo has replaced this service and does not allow it anymore, but with several steps you can create an animation that can be easily embedded. Let's see how.
A new year with new purposes
The 2017 has just begun and I wish to tell again my adventures in programming and my IT passions in general. It is an ambition because my job is very heavy and gives me little time left. But like an Italian idiom that says "There's no harm in trying", I want to risk!
A tag cloud ordered by weight for Drupal using Views and Taxonomy
Last week I changed my default view for cloud tag with a new one that orders the taxonomy terms based on their weight. In other words, I sort them not into alphabetical order but into how many times a tag has been used in my articles. I post the code for the new View and the new style properties for the CSS of the default theme used in Drupal.
Directive on Privacy in Drupal 7.x
I would have liked to use an amazing title like “Different Countries need different privacy rules”, but it could have been wrong and not summarized the content of this article. After all the Directive 2002/58/EC and 2009/136/EC are not only related to UK but also to the whole European Community. Go ahead and you will find some descriptions about the Drupal modules that can help you to deal with this EU Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications.
Slideshow of the last articles with Views
I completed my home page with a slideshow of the last articles, creating a new type of content for this goal and putting inside only the ones I want to do appear in that rotating box. Next I put them in a Views.
Hierarchic menu in Drupal with tags & Views
In this article I will explain you how to use relationship tags, in order to create a block with Views that contains a hierarchic menu. I also made a custom module to show only the correct localized and language neutral tags.
Tag cloud in Drupal with Views & Taxonomy
Taxonomy is a good tool to classify Drupal contents, this is a function inserted in the core and lets you to sign your articles with one or more keywords (i.e. tags). In the following tutorial I will show you how you can create a view block that visualize a list of tags with a simple count in function of the selected language, in other words the tag cloud.
Contents in blocks and pages with Views
While I was thinking on how to put a list of my contents in this site and how to change their pagination and style between home and the other pages, I was in trouble because I didn't know a handy method for Drupal! Views is the solution! I will show you the operations to create a new view and to distribuite contents in blocks and pages.
In my case I want obtain the following result for two different content types (articolo and articolo del blog):