Advanced Link settings in Drupal 7
Advanced Link settings in Drupal 6

About Advanced Link

Provides autocomplete widget for CCK Link field and additional functionality over standard field:

  1. Variants of URL filtering (external or internal).
  2. Additional filter options by using URL patterns.
  3. Autocomplete link field for internal mode - displays suggestions from existing url aliases and menu items
  4. Option to allow users select url title from predefined list of values

Use cases

  1. You want allow users specify link only to several sites (i.e. specify link only to facebook or twitter)
  2. You want restrict users to specify only internal or external links
  3. You want to use autocomplete suggestion when specifying internal links

Dependencies

Installation for Drupal 6

  1. Copy the advanced_link folder to the modules folder in your installation.
  2. Enable the module using Administer -> Site building -> Modules (/admin/build/modules).
  3. Create a new link field using CCK's interface. Visit Administer -> Content management -> Content types (admin/content/types), then click Manage fields on the type you want to add an advanced link field. Select "Link" as the field type and "Advanced Link" as the widget type to create a new field.
  4. If you already have some Link fields - you can easily change their widget to Advanced Link.
  5. Customize Advanced field settings through field settings form.

Installation for Drupal 7

  1. Copy the advanced_link folder to the modules folder in your installation.
  2. Enable the module using Administer -> Modules (/admin/modules).
  3. Create a new link field using Field interface. Visit Administer -> Structure -> Content types (dmin/structure/types), then click Manage fields on the type you want to add an advanced link field. Select "Link" as the field type and "Advanced Link" as the widget type to create a new field.
  4. If you already have some Link fields - you can easily change their widget to Advanced Link.
  5. Customize Advanced field settings through field settings form.

Acknowledgements

Releases 7.x-1.1, 7.x-1.2 and 6.x-1.3, 6.x-1.4 are developed during Code Sprint DrupalNight UA 2012.

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