18 Jan, 17

Set Required and Optional Address Inputs for Address Field in Drupal 8

This one is dedicated to all my fellow Drupalers. There’s no better exercise for a brain than reading ancient chinese poetry taming Drupal 8. When I’m bored, I turn to Drupal!

Recently I got my Drupal 8 Address module updated and it turned out that from now on street address ...

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25 Oct, 16

Add reCaptcha to your Drupal 7 forms programatically

If you want to add Google's reCaptcha (https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/index.html) to your Drupal 7 forms programmatically you need to follow these two steps:

1) Install and enable captcha (https://www.drupal.org/project/captcha) and recaptcha (https://www.drupal.org/project/recaptcha) modules. The best ...

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01 Aug, 16

Creating content blocks programmatically in Drupal 8

Let's picture this: you've created a custom content block type (let's say, Ad block) in your shiny new Drupal 8 installation and you want to automaticaly create a fresh new block of that type each time you create a taxonomy term (Ad group), so that every ad group has a ...

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06 Jun, 16

#Drupal 8: to get user fields U type this combo: \Drupal\user\Entity\User::load(\Drupal::currentUser()->id()); Try not to break your fingers

26 May, 16

"Never memorize something that you can look up." - Albert Einstein... #Drupal 8 I'm looking at you!

06 May, 16

Snippet: How to check for user access or permission in Drupal 8

  1. <?php
  2. // Get current user
  3. $user = \Drupal::currentUser();
  4. // Check for permission
  5. $user->hasPermission('administer content');
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03 May, 16

How To Disable #Drupal 8 caching during development https://www.drupal.org/node/2598914 Definitely Drupal 8 isn’t the most developer friendly thing now…

15 Apr, 16

JQuery.cookie in Drupal 7

A quick tip for all Drupalistas outhere: if you want to use jQuery.cookie in your project, you actually don't have to download and install the library. jQuery.cookie is a part of Drupal 7 and can be included as easy as typing: 

  1. drupal_add_library('system', 'jquery.cookie');

Wondering ...

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09 Nov, 15

Default Search API Sorts Per View in Drupal 7

It's been a while since I've written a post here (especially, Drupal-related). But today I have something interesting to share.

There's a module called Search API sorts (https://drupal.org/project/search_api_sorts) that provides custom sorts and a global sort block for Search API. The module itself is ok, but ...

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10 Jul, 15

Even if #Drupal 8 gets released after closing remaining 14 criticals, Im not ready to offer my clients a solution that has 900+ major issues