Category Archives: Advanced Drupal Tutorials

How to set up Drush for a multisite installation

Most of the time the default download path that Drush uses for modules is perfectly fine (sites/all/modules), and until this week I’ve never had a reason to alter it. However, I happen to be working on an Aegir multisite install …

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Table free pure CSS layouts

Tables are not evil. They do have a purpose within standards based web design (for the display of tabular data); however they should never be used to create the main layout of an html page (or a Drupal theme for …

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How to theme the search form for Drupal 6 | Pixel Clever

Drupal is made to be customized; however some parts of Drupal theming don’t have much documentation written about them. Theming the search form is a good example. I don’t know if someone has added a tutorial in the last couple …

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How to use the Webform module to create custom forms for your Drupal Website | Pixel Clever

The Drupal Webform module by Nathan Haug aka “quicksketch” is in my book rates up there in the top ten most important Drupal modules in existence and it’s not that hard to use once you understand how it works. This …

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Custom Drupal Themes for Drupal 5 and Drupal 6 | Pixel Clever

We came into the world of Drupal as a designer, and theming has always been Our main specialty. I came onto Drupal in the early Days of Drupal 5 and spent hundreds, maybe even thousands of hours learning to master …

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Drupal Theme Conversion from PSD or Fireworks files | Pixel Clever

In addition to producing custom themes from scratch I also offer the service of converting graphic files from Photoshop (PSD) or Fireworks (PNG) into Drupal themes. Though this may seem like an easy task upfront, sometimes it really isn’t. If …

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How to show all nodes tagged with children terms with Views 2 for Drupal 6

The Views module for Drupal 6 (also known as Views 2) ships with several default views which allow you to override certain Drupal core list pages. One of the most useful of these views is the view provided for taxonomy …

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How to programmatically insert a view into a tpl or content in Drupal 6

In Drupal 6 views has been completely rewritten from the ground up, and as such we have to adjust the little code snippets that we developers have collected over the years to compensate.

The old way ( Drupal 5 views …

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How to insert a block into a tpl or into content programmatically with Drupal

There are several ways to insert blocks onto a page with Drupal. You can use panels, you can add a region to the theme, or you can call the blocks programmatically with php. Though it might not seem evident …

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