If you use Ubercart on your Drupal website you may be familiar with product classes. Ubercart has, by default, a product content type, however say you have other content types on your site that you want to sell, you can create product classes from those - http://www.ubercart.org/docs/user/3341/understanding_product_classes.
Drupal and WordPress
I'd been a little skeptical about the idea that anyone can contribute to the Open Source community by giving a little help now and again. This skepticism came from the flaming given for asking 'newbie' questions, asking a question in the wrong room or from suffering the raging ego of a well seasoned and highly adored contributor. Today however, I feel much more positive about my ability to give back to Drupal and the Open Source community, and it all came from a simple (or maybe not so simple) thank you. Here's the story:
The past few weeks have been quiet here on our blog, and as often happens, that silence has been an indicator of just how busy things have been here at Raised Eyebrow headquarters. We've been putting the final touches on some exciting new websites that we're very proud to share with the world. Two major redesigns have just launched - one for a wonderful nonprofit group here in British Columbia and the other for a foundation that's changing the face of lung cancer research across the United States.
As of Tuesday, with each new Drupal 6 website we build, we will be providing access to an online manual. Like our paper manual, the online manual describes the basic functions of Drupal in easy to understand language and has customized client-specific content. But the new format also has many new benefits.
One of the pieces of the Drupal performance puzzle is caching. After weeding out a couple of very demanding sql queries in a busy Drupal site, we decided to make more use of Drupal's caching mechanisms to cut down some of the database load.
I've been working with Coda now for a few weeks and it's been going pretty smoothly. There are a few bugs in the software, or they may even be feature requests :) When creating a file locally and subsequently uploading it to the server the file permissions are set to 700. This was causing all sorts of weirdness on a Drupal site that I'm currently theming. This is definitely a bug, however it's pretty easy to overcome. In "Preferences -> Transfers" there is an option to "Set permissions on upload".
I'm working on a site right now that has a Publications content type, which in turn has a multiple value CCK text field for Author. If more than one author was input I needed them to display as a comma separated list in a view. How do you go about modifying this? My first stop was the theming info link in Views, and that helped me narrow it down to a template file to use,
I came across a problem with the Webform module recently that seemed initially puzzling but on closer examination was actually quite simple.
When viewing the webform results in the analysis page it appeared that there were duplicate values for some fields: