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|Responsive Performance in Drupal 7||
One of the issues we face in responsive theming is on-browser performance across multiple devices. Responsive themes are inherently more taxing on rendering engines, but once we add to the page all the interactive bells and whistles (ex: sliding banners, videos, flying objects) we might be setting the browser up for a serious impact on rendering.
See the function reference page for additional examples and settings.
|Mobile Website Testing on Windows 7||
The following are a few of the tools I use for testing mobile sites on Windows 7, prior to testing on actual devices:
Opera Mobile Emulator
|The Skill Set of a Well-rounded Drupal Web Developer||
The design, development and release of a complex website involve a large array of skills that few individuals can master all-together. In actuality, most successful web development efforts rely on a team of specialized individuals to cover the entire skill base.
Most people are in tune to the need for skill diversity. For instance, many people accept that the visual design of a website is often an artistic task performed by a graphic designer, while the configuration of a website is a technical process often performed by a code programmer.
|Drupal FAPI: Disabling Form Elements||
Access Control of Form Element
We can use the #access directive of the form element so that a permission can be specified using user_access(). For instance:
In this case, only users with the “administer menu” permission will see this field rendered.
|Drupal Override: Understanding Themable Output||
Drupal Theming is hard enough when it comes to dealing with CSS & browser rendering issues. On the other end, for programmers the code templating process can be powerful and convenient once we get the hang of Drupal’s theming system.
A community documentation page at Drupal.org offers a good introductory overview of themable output, covering the basics of data source and overrides:
|Drupal Search: Disable Indexing of a Node Taxonomy||
The following code stops Drupal 6 from indexing a node’s taxonomy as part of its content. The code uses hook_nodeapi to alter the node object when it is being built to update the index. At this stage it is possible to add, remove or alter any of the node’s elements.
|PSD to Drupal Theme||
PSD to Drupal Theme Features
|Drupal: Generate your own view with PHP||
This example shows how to generate a list of nodes using the Drupal framework. The code assumes you have already loaded Drupal (see Bootstrap if you want to place this code in an external script.)
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