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How to copy a Drupal website from remote to local

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2021-05-24
How to copy a Drupal website from remote to local

Generally speaking, it is the opposite, because people need to port online their website after creating it in a private environment. But it happened in 2017 and I removed it from my computer after installing a new operating system. Recently I have discovered that the support of my Drupal 8 site will end in November 2, 2021 and I have a lot of incompatibilities with Drupal 9x.  So I have to fix them in order to migrate to the new main release of Drupal.


Notify in Drupal using actions and triggers

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2012-08-30 (last updated on 2015-06-14)
How to configure notifications for comments in Drupal 7 using actions and triggers

Setting up actions and triggers and using tokens, it is possible to create an efficient method that inform by email the admin, after anonymous user inserts a new comment awaiting approval. Besides it notifies the anonymous of the approval of one's message and any replies, if has left email, as highlighted in the form, overriding the standard strings of Drupal.


How to upgrade Drupal 7.x

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2012-08-21
How to upgrade Drupal 7.x

Here it is a simple list with the operations that I use to upgrade new release of installed modules and Drupal itself, at the moment only 7 major release, i.e. from 7.x to 7.y where y>x. As far as I know this little guide is sufficient for Altervista.org domains and even for other ones.


Online at last!

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2012-06-01 (last updated on 2012-07-31)
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I have been stopped from many doubts, corrections, changes... but finally I publish it! In others word I moved it from my computer where it has been living for many weeks and I put it online.