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Homepage settings for multi-language sites in Drupal

written by Karl Binder | April 12, 2012

When creating multi-language websites in Drupal you can use a number of modules to provide languages and translations. These include the Locale and i18n modules. However you may get stuck wondering why, despite translating your homepage node (for example node/1) into another language, it does not switch to the translated node when you choose a […]

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eBay Blackthorne

written by Karl Binder | January 6, 2012

At the end of last year we were approached to help a client with managing their eBay presence, normally we wouldn’t get involved with setting up ebay stores and the like but this one was interesting. Our client wanted to list over 300,000 products on eBay so clearly manually listing products wasn’t an option and […]

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Top 10 Tips to giving your email impact

written by Karl Binder | June 1, 2011

Creating an email newsletter that people will read and not just throw in the junk is not a simple task. The top ten tips below are a quick guide of things to consider when creating your email. Use simple words and clear language. Make use of white space. Draw the readers eye to where you […]

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6 quick tips to corporate blogging

written by Karl Binder |

1. Encourage user interaction… Ask/Pose more questions in posts – This will encourage user interaction. Respond to comments – Engage in dialogue to help stimulate conversation. Setup automated alerts to the authors for when a comment is added to their post and respond to comment within 24 hours. Automatically flag up new posts on Facebook […]

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Show drupal Taxonomy Image List

written by Karl Binder | May 24, 2009

The PHP snippet show below loads all the taxonomy terms from a particular vocabulary and shows the taxonomy image associated to it. Good for displaying categories as images: <?php if ( ! function_exists(‘private_get_children’) ) { function private_get_children($vid, $parent = 0) { $items = array(); $terms = taxonomy_get_tree($vid, $parent, -1, 1); foreach ( $terms as $term […]

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Listing Drupal Taxonomy Terms

written by Karl Binder |

This PHP snippet can be used in a Drupal template or block to show a list of taxonomy terms in a certain vocabulary. Change the $vid to match your vocab ID: $vid = 1; // Set the vid to the vocabulary id of the vocabulary you wish to list the terms from $items = array(); […]

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