Drupal Best Practices to control content using Filters and Input Formats

The pillars of Drupal's text handling are filters and input formats. A filter is a set of rules that can be applied to transform text in some way and an input format is an ordered collection of filters. Any text that is being displayed to the browser should be run through the filters in an input format first. The Filter core module allows you to configure formats for text input for your site. In Drupal 7, these settings are under "Text formats" on the "Configuration" screen....



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Drupal - Remove unwanted tabs from pages

Drupal - Remove unwanted tabs from pages   Both Drupal core as well as various modules add tabs to pages that are not needed for general users, or not needed at all. You may wish to link to the page in a different way, as some users don't understand that they can click on the tab above a node.   Method for Drupal 6   Solution provided by Drupal Team   As mentioned in the introduction, generally you should consider using Drupal 6's...



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CIGNEX Contributes Payment Gateway to Magento Ecommerce Community

Magento is a feature-rich ecommerce platform built on Open Source technology that provides online merchants with unprecedented flexibility and control over the look, content and functionality of their ecommerce store.  You can find more details from our TECHNOLOGY section at, http://www.cignex.com/technology/magento-ecommerce. We offer cost effective, highly scalable ecommerce solutions for enterprise customers world-wide using Magento as a platform.  We implemented various solutions...



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"Liferay for Sun Portal Customers" - Webinar and Offer

We're sorry we missed you at our Liferay LIVE session: "Liferay for Sun Portal Customers" For your convenience a recording of the session is available here under past webinars. This session was aimed at helping customers of Sun Java System Portal Server and Sun Web Space Server to determine their best course of action following the Oracle acquisition of Sun. It also included an exclusive offer for one year of FREE support. We've gotten great feedback so far and encourage you to contact us...



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Integrating Digital Rights Management with Drupal and Magento Ecommerce

I am lucky enough to get a chance to implement DRM for continuously two projects in CIGNEX.  One for music portal for a Singapore based Telecommunication Company and another one is for US based Paramount Pictures!!  It was a nice experience to integrate Drupal and Magento with Microsoft based features.  Let me explain you the implementation in more detail... What is DRM and why is it used? DRM stands for Digital Rights Management. DRM is a technology used by...



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Deploying High Speed Application using Cache

What is Cache and Why is it required?   Wiktionary defines a cache as a store of things that will be required in future, and can be retrieved rapidly. That is the nub of it. Cache is a temporary data which duplication of some actual data somewhere else.   In various situation like, high amount of data, high amount of pages or more concurrent users, you will face performance problems and if you find that there is no way you improve performance in current...



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Freedom to deploy the content you want with Alfresco WCM

Freedom to deploy the content you want with Alfresco WCM Alfresco WCM has the concept called ASR deployment, which allows you to deploy a snap shot of your source server to configured destination server/s. For some scenarios the problem with this approach is, it will deploy the whole bunch of contents from the latest created content. So there may be a requirement to not to deploy few of the previous contents from your latest content or to deploy a specific content only. At CIGNEX, we have...



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CSS hacks for supporting multiple web browsers

This article is for developers who are more touch with HTML and CSS and generally working with table less layout. Due to the nature of the browser many developers faces problems to design the HTML and CSS. For example suppose you fixed some problems in browser like Firefox then same layout break in Internet Explorer, suppose you fixed in IE7 and it breaks in IE6. It takes lot of time to fix the problems for web developers. Its really a nightmare for developers to get the pixel perfect layout...



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A case study of implementing custom User Import module for Liferay

  Context  “Bringing” users from an external Active Directory server or any other directory server supporting LDAP for that matter is a common requirement of almost all portal solutions. That’s the exact reason Liferay has addressed this requirement out of the box (OOB). But in a several cases, business specific rules are involved in user import activity. Which makes it appropriate to go for custom User Import module.  Liferay exposes a set of API, which is as rich as you’...



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Alfresco FSR as Windows Service using Java Service Wrapper

Steps to Configure Alfresco FSR as Windows Service using Java Service Wrapper Download Java Service Wrapper (http://wrapper.tanukisoftware.org/doc/english/introduction.html) from following URL. http://wrapper.tanukisoftware.org/doc/english/download.jsp We downloaded Community Version for 32 bit windows. Java Service Wrapper features include Run a Java application as a Windows Service or Unix Daemon, Java Application Reliability, Standard, Out of the Box Scripting, On Demand...



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