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I know that this is a moving target depending on what modules I have installed, but with this in consideration, I can't seem to get the permission right for the "contributor" role on my website.
I've filtered through the permissions setting for the "contributor" role at least 5 times, but can't get it right, also due to the fact that I am not familiar enough with what each permission setting allows.
I want the "contributor" role to only create blogs and articles, which then waits for approval (using the Workflow module) by the editors.Read more
Have any of you worked on developing an iAtom feed for the AP Content Enrichment program discount? I believe that the feeds have to be in a specific format, though I'm not sure if the atom module (http://drupal.org/project/atom) will take care of it.
Morris DigitalWorks is looking for a senior designer, ideally one who's literate in the workings of Drupal and eager to learn more. We're a family of related companies operating newspapers, radio and other media holdings primarily in the United States. Our most recent Drupal launch is http://chronicle.augusta.com/. The job posting can be seen at http://bit.ly/9ZAHj0. This is a full-time, on-site position based in Augusta, Ga.
For some reason, users on my site with the "Author" profile have content showing up twice. All of the other profiles, including "anonymous" are seeing things normally.
I know there are probably many things involved. I went through the permissions a number of times and tried to correct whatever settings I could.
Does anyone have a clue as to why this is happening?
I have included a screenshot of what I'm seeing. You will see the Dynamic Display block showing doubles of the same content and the additional content also showing doubles. Only the "article" node type is seen duplicated.Read more
I've been researching CRM looking at Sales Force, vTiger, CiviCRM, ACT!, and SugarCRM. I'm not asking which one is the best because everybody's needs are different. I just want to know if anybody has had to build a workflow between Drupal and a CRM for a newspaper sales dept.? And, how they did it?
It's gotten to the point I've realized I should stop mucking around with features on our live site and create a stage or development site.
This seems tricky with a newspaper, though, because if you work on the stage for a week and then just move it live, you're wiping out a week's worth of uploaded content.
What are you using for moving features, etc from stage to production?
I have created a Twitter feed block on my site by pasting the embed code from Twitter into a block. When I put < none > into the block title, it displays a block with no header.
I want a block with a header, but no text. I plan to use my own background image and title via CSS.
I have attached a screenshot of my block header. I basically put the letter "t" in the block title, in the block configuration and colored it white via css so it wouldn't display in the header. I have circled the white texted area in red.
There has to be a more obvious/easier way to do this that I'm missing.Read more
Did you knew the modules to view content like this web? (see "From the Classifieds")
I need to view image so its formation can be like this:
I am a complete newbie to drupal, after reading through most of the things posted about newspapers, i have come to a confusing point, and asuch i am calling for help, I need a complete out-of-the-box-ready-to-use-drupal-newspaper-package Modules
for content architecture
* Modules for presentation architecture
* Modules for content organizing
* Modules improving interface for journalists and writers
* Modules for user management and features for logged-in visitors
* Modules for data export
* Modules for search engine optimizing
The Studio Multimedia France24 / RFI is looking for an experienced
Drupal developer to join the team on a contract basis (freelance
The Studio Multimedia develops two websites using Drupal 6, france24.com
and rfi.fr, using a common code base on top of Drupal which was
open-sourced last year. We are now planning some new exciting features.
You will join an small experienced team working in a TV/Radio mediaRead more
I'm looking at a couple of different pay models for our online news venture. The most intriguing is metered access where each user is allowed access to a certain number of articles before they have to subscribe.
I'm leaning toward using Ubercart but was wondering if there was an easy way to set this up. Perhaps there's a module that tracks how many times specific CCK content types are viewed by each user before kicking it over to the subscription page.
Tall order, I know but many thanks in advance for your insight.
Should Drupal have a fully pre-packaged usable out of box product for social networking website to “compete” with BuddyPress?
We are now witnessing on the one hand the creation of more complex sites using WordPress with integration with social web and BuddyPress (a fully functional community website installation profile), and on the other hand a much more user friendly version 7 of Drupal and lots of pre-packaged products as OpenAtrium and OpenPublish.
And by this post I’m asking the Drupal community what can be our response to BudyPress ?
Sould we build a networking website distribution ?
For this session or panel discution I would like to use the result of several "focus groups" :Read more
I officially begin the website design/building process tomorrow for the new site for the newspaper where I work.
I've been given a team, including a project manager, a tech lead, and designer/programmers -- but they're all elsewhere in the country, except for myself and our in-house graphic designer. (I count myself as a graphic designer, too; it may not be my official job title, but I've worked as a designer -- freelance and employee -- in print, Internet, and multimedia since 1993.)Read more
I need a simple method to allow online users to subscribe to our PRINT newspaper (not online). Basically, allowing them to subscribe to the 7-day or weekend subscriptions and letting them pay for the subscription they have chosen using Paypal.
I have looked at Ubercart and the Ecommerce modules but can't tell which would do the job best and in the easiest fashion. I don't need the user to go to a cart. Once they make their choice, they just need to complete the Paypal payment.
It would just need to be a page with information, subscription rates and a means to make payment.Read more
I am designing a test site in ProsePoint, and I would like for times to display as a.m. and p.m. instead of the PHP default of am and pm.
I did some research online about this a few weeks ago, and I stumbled across some script or bit of freeware that someone had written for just such a purpose ... but now I can't find it again.
And even if I did ... I'm not quite sure where in the ProsePoint/Drupal installation I might need to put it in order for it to work.
Any ideas or suggestions?Read more
I'm well aware that I can insert images within the editor panel, but I'd like more. I would like the ability to provide the user with a single 'insert' interface button that can insert a photo within its own frame and including its cutline.
I have a content type called photograph that includes its own set of supporting fields, that are distinct from articles, and I intend on allowing the selection of photographs to query against this content type when the writer creates an article.
Any advice from anyone who has seen this before?