Setting Drupal File Paths in settings.php

Setting Drupal File Paths in settings.php

Working in Drupal, we often pull databases from different environments for debugging and general development. Every time we did that, we had to update the files locations inĀ /admin/config/media/file-system. It only takes a few seconds to update, but it’s a pain....
Putting a line-break in a Drupal menu item

Putting a line-break in a Drupal menu item

Working on a client site today, I came across a requirement to put a line-break in a menu item. I checked out the Drupal.org website, but there wasn’t much in there apart from fixes by people who were hacking core, so I had to work it out myself. Here’s...
Fixing Cron problems in Drupal

Fixing Cron problems in Drupal

For the last few weeks I’ve had a problem with a client site not indexing all content. Cron would run as normal, then redirect to a page in the website. Indexing would never get past 26%, and I couldn’t find anything in the Drupal log or the Apache logs to...
Patching Drupal

Patching Drupal

I’ve just built a new server for a client, so naturally – as a completionist – I wanted to install the latest and best of everything. So I did. That includes PHP 5.3, and for a Drupal website (I’ve learnt), that’s a bad thing…. a...
Using Drush

Using Drush

A very short post, just to remind me of some Drush commands Installing Modules 1. Login via SSH, and go to the folder in which you want to install your module. e.g public_html/sites/all/modules Use the Drush download command to install one or more modules drush dl...