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Devel

Devel
A suite of modules containing fun for module developers and themers ... Devel Helper functions for Drupal developers and inquisitive admins. This module can print a summary of all database queries for each page request at the bottom of each page. The summary includes how many times each query was executed on a page (shouldn't run same query multiple times), and how long each query took (short is good - use cache for complex queries).Also a dprint_r($array) function is provided, which pretty prints arrays. Useful during development. Generate content Accelerate development of your site or module by quickly generating nodes, comments, terms, users, and more. Devel Node Access (DNA) View the node access entries for the node(s) that are shown on a page.

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Field group Fieldgroup will, as the name implies, group fields together. All fieldable entities will have the possibility to add groups to wrap their fields together. Fieldgroup comes with default HTML wrappers like vertical tabs, horizontal tabs, accordions, fieldsets or div wrappers. The field group project is a follow-up on the field group module in CCK. Migrating D6 (CCK) to D7 Fields Last updated December 26, 2013. Created on May 1, 2011.Edited by flaviovs, LWVMD, colan, Edgar Saumell. Log in to edit this page. Drupal 7 hook_block changes, with example template module Drupal seven broke out the old hook_block($op = 'list', $delta = 0, $edit = array()) function, which took an operation as an argument, into four functions, hook_block_info, hook_block_save, hook_block_view, hook_block_configure. Below, I will present a custom block module template that will allow you to insert code into programmatically defined blocks. If you don't know how to create a module, skip to the end.

Backup and Migrate Back up and restore your Drupal MySQL database, code, and files or migrate a site between environments. Backup and Migrate supports gzip, bzip and zip compression as well as automatic scheduled backups. With Backup and Migrate you can dump some or all of your database tables to a file download or save to a file on the server or offsite, and to restore from an uploaded or previously saved database dump. You can choose which tables and what data to backup and cache data is excluded by default. Features (version 3.x) Backup/Restore multiple MySQL databases and codeBackup of files directory is built into this versionAdd a note to backup filesSmart delete options make it easier to manage backup filesBackup to FTP/S3/Email or NodeSquirrel.comDrush integrationMultiple backup schedulesAES encryption for backups

Examples for Developers Follow the Examples project on Twitter: The Examples for Developers project has a Gittip team page. You can contribute financially to the project: Code Examples For Drupal The Examples for Developers project aims to provide high-quality, well-documented API examples for a broad range of Drupal core functionality. Advanced help The advanced help module allows module developers to store their help outside the module system, in pure .html files. The files can be easily translated simply by copying them into the right translations directory. The entire system can appear in a popup or not as the module prefers (and by taking away access to view the popups, a site can force the popups to not exist).

Migrate The migrate module provides a flexible framework for migrating content into Drupal from other sources (e.g., when converting a web site from another CMS to Drupal). Out-of-the-box, support for creating core Drupal objects such as nodes, users, files, terms, and comments are included - it can easily be extended for migrating other kinds of content. Content is imported and rolled back using a bundled web interface (Migrate UI module) or included Drush commands (strongly recommended). Status

Building Custom Blocks with Drupal 7 Introduction There are times when you need to build a custom block that a site builder can utilize in various places on a page. Drupal 7 provides several hooks that allow you to accomplish this goal: hook_block_info()hook_block_configure()hook_block_save()hook_block_view()hook_block_list_alter()hook_block_view_alter()hook_block_info_alter()hook_block_view_MODULE_DELTA_alter() For this tutorial, we will be using the first four hooks above to build a custom block that will contain WYSIWYG markup and an uploaded picture file. This custom block will be built within a module called custom_block.

Feeds Import or aggregate data as nodes, users, taxonomy terms or simple database records. One-off imports and periodic aggregation of contentImport or aggregate RSS/Atom feedsImport or aggregate CSV filesImport or aggregate OPML filesPubSubHubbub supportCreate nodes, users, taxonomy terms or simple database records from importExtensible to import any other kind of contentGranular mapping of input elements to Drupal content elementsExportable configurationsBatched import for large files Installation For requirements and installation instructions, refer to the included README.txt file. Documentation

Cron Debug Debugging cron jobs in Drupal 7.x Cron Debug will help you find cron processes which fail due to programming or runtime errorstime out (PHP, server, database)are very slow Cron Debug will also allow you to test run specific cron functions while not running others. This can be nice for developing cron functions where you don't want to run a full cron.php with all maintenance, alerts and other tasks every time you test your own function.

Administration menu Provides a theme-independent administration interface (aka. navigation, back-end). It's a helper for novice users coming from other CMS, a time-saver for site administrators, and useful for developers and site builders. Administrative links are displayed in a CSS/JS-based menu at the top on all pages of your site. It not only contains regular menu items — tasks and actions are also included, enabling fast access to any administrative resource your Drupal site provides. Showcase and Quality Assurance Post It Everywhere Now you don't need login to different social networks to post status updates. Just one click and your content will be posted to Facebook Twitter LinkedIn FriendFeed The most common way to make your site popular is by posting your content to different social networks.

drupal.org - (Private Browsing) This module is meant to be a utility module for content admins. It could be useful for content authors/admins to communicate with one another about their content or keep a todo list on pages, thus the name stickynote. How it works Token Tokens are small bits of text that can be placed into larger documents via simple placeholders, like %site-name or [user]. The Token module provides a central API for modules to use these tokens, and expose their own token values. Note that Token module doesn't provide any visible functions to the user on its own, it just provides token handling services for other modules. For Drupal 6, the Token module provides a "Token Actions" module which can be enabled separately.

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