How to use message_subscribe with organic groups

This is meant to be a reasonable tutorial for using message_subscribe with organic groups as the module exists as of (2014-02-25), but you should be able to extrapolate to make this work in other contexts. Since I found this module relatively complicated to set up and configure, I hope this helps someone have an easier time of it. As the module develops further, this documentation should be updated.

Responsive Theming for Drupal

Making Your Site Look Good on Any Device
O'Reilly Media
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If you want your Drupal website to work well on smartphones, tablets, and desktops, this practical guide shows you how to incorporate Responsive Web Design (RWD) with specific Drupal 7 themes. You’ll learn how to create attractive, easy-to-navigate layouts for everything from tiny phone screens to 30-inch desktop monitors—all with the same codebase.

Ideal for experienced Drupal developers, this book takes you through RWD basics and shows you how to build sites based on Aurora, Zen, and Omega—three popular base themes created by Drupal contributors. Whether you’re creating a new site with RWD or adapting an existing one, you’ll learn how to become a better, more efficient Drupal themer.

  • Understand how Responsive Web Design and CSS media queries work
  • Learn how the Sass stylesheet language and Compass framework support RWD
  • Adopt a mobile-first approach to RWD—and learn why it’s important
  • Get step-by-step instructions for creating custom subthemes on top of Aurora, Zen, and Omega
  • Tackle common problems when building and theming responsive Drupal sites
  • Explore alternative options for accommodating smartphone and tablet users

Instant Premium Drupal Themes

Learn how to create visually stunning themes to add the wow factor to all of your Drupal sites!
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What you will learn from this book

  • Understand Drupal theme structure and terminology
  • Configure raw HTML in a Drupal environment
  • Populate Drupal themes with dynamic content
  • Learn how to customize the search result page and how to add regions to your home page
  • Discover the best practices and conventions of using Drupal to speed up your development

In Detail

Drupal’s theme layer, and the themes that use it, are responsible for the look and feel of a Drupal web site. Themes have the final say and ultimate control over almost every aspect of each page. Good themes consist of all the same elements that you would find on any reputable web site, including standards-compliant XHTML markup, CSS, and JavaScript. How it all comes together is what is so special and what makes Drupal themes so flexible and powerful.

Premium Drupal Themes is a practical, hands-on guide filled with clear, step-by-step examples which shows you how to create Drupal themes using HTML. This book will show you the best practices and conventions that you should adopt and utilize so you can change the way Drupal looks using HTML without wasting energy digging through Drupal’s code.

Starting with the essentials including Drupal terminology and Drupal theme structures, this book will show you how to configure raw HTML in a Drupal environment. You will learn about the Drupal template variables and also how to populate a Drupal theme with dynamic content. You will also discover how to customize the search result page and how to add regions to your home page. This book will help you familiarize yourself with the theme engines and will help you learn about the core of Drupal’s theme rendering system. Finally, you will learn how to create your very own Drupal theme that will take people’s breath away!


Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. A step-by-step guide filled with recipes that will show you how to create your very own Drupal themes using HTML.

Who this book is for

This book is great for developers who are new to Drupal. It is assumed that you have some experience in HTML, PHP, and CSS. You’ll need a PHP (LAMP/WAMP) environment to install Drupal. It is also assumed that you know how to install Drupal. Some familiarity with CMS will be useful but is not essential.

Omega 4 Sass Quick Setup in Windows

I had a lot of trouble getting Omega Sass to compile properly without gem dependency errors. Below is a quick guide to getting your Windows Development Environment up and running quickly for the Omega 4 Theme using Pik (an RVM alternative), and Bundler.

  1. Download and install Ruby 1.9.3 and DevKit from

Read More link on non-node listings

This is a fairly trivial exercise with help from the Read More Control module.

This example provides a read more link on a user listing generated using the Views module.

Define a view mode

Site builders should check out the Entity view modes module.

Programmers can simply define additional view modes using hook_entity_info_alter().

Create Custom Invoice Template in Drupal 6x, Ubercart 2.4

Ubercart Invoice Templates can be customized, but several steps are required to get Ubercart to look in the proper directory. First, create a custom module, we'll call it "mymodule." Make the .info and .module files.


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