Drupal7: Configuration Module

David G - DrupalThroughout my Drupal development learning curve I’ve attempted to streamline how I create and manage Drupal configuration with my project source code repository (such as Git). From Drupal 5 to Drupal 6 to Drupal 7 my approach to website development has changed slightly.

In the past I’ve used database dumps (eewww), I’ve used Features (ehhh) and lately I’ve been creating Installation Profiles and leveraging Features, Bash and drupal update-N hooks. A sore point to these approaches is the more code you generate by hand to build a website — the harder it becomes to maintain and the site itself can become more brittle if you’re not careful with how you’re building it. Now enters a new solution into this development process (which is also essentially a key component to Drupal 8). Learn More

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Lucene Stop Words Indexing Issue in Alfresco

Alfresco internally use Lucene search engine to index those alfresco contents which is uploaded and its meta-data. There are few issues I have encountered while dealing with Lucene search engine in alfresco because of which you may get unexpected results during search. So, here I am going to share my finding related to those issues which might help other developers. Learn More

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[Sitefinity] Personalizing the Customer Experience

In Sitefinity you can use the user segments feature to serve different content to completely different audiences. For example, you can create a user segment for visitors in New York and another for London based visitors which are visiting between a specific time!

You can achieve this in 2 steps, first you need to actually create a user segment. The second step is to personalize a page by assigning the user segment and adding any special content. Learn More

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