Florida Drupal User's Group logoWelcome to the Florida Drupal Users Group! We have members from all over Florida and most meetups around the state are coordinated through this group. Whether you're from the panhandle, northeast Florida, the Gulf coast, central Florida, the Space Coast, or south Florida, you'll find other Drupal developers and themers here.

Florida DrupalCamp 2013 session videos are now available online!

Currently, we have regular meetups in the following areas:

Keep an eye on this page for location and topic announcements for each meetup, as meeting days and times might change month-to-month.

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JCL324's picture

Rebuilding Permissions

Grrr, where did they move it to in D7?

iribarne's picture

Miami Drupal Workshop

2011-06-09 18:30 - 21:00 America/New_York

As discussed at the Miami Drupal May meetup, the group has decided to have a workshop on Thursday, June 9th starting at 6:30pm to work on the Miami Drupal website.

Since we need WiFi for this event, we have booked Miami Shared location (see http://www.miamishared.com/ for details) in downtown Miami. Parking instructions can be found here: http://www.miamishared.com/parking.html

This is a workshop, so remember to bring your computer, if you have one. Please leave your desktops at home.

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Drupal Themer | Moving Interactive


Moving Interactive is a leading digital interactive agency who works with media, entertainment, and hospitality brands to create new business capabilities that maximize the opportunities of the digital age. The evolution to a digital industry is the largest transformation the media world has seen in decades â€" and the old rules and ways of launching new products no longer apply. We build web sites with the powerful content management system Drupal and are now seeking experienced Drupal Rock Stars to join our dynamic team. Candidates must be local to the Orlando area.

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Incredible Graphic Designer | Silicon Valet

Employment type: 

We're looking for an awesome graphic designer for a contract position.
You must have an impeccable portfolio and really need to be responsible for your deadlines.

Work will MOSTLY consist of website designs and occasionally print material.

We prefer that you worked in Photoshop.
You do not need to know any programming languages.

You will work out of basecamp and will log your time there.

Contact me on GDO or at psmith at siliconvalet dot net

It would help to know your location (EST preferred, though not required) and to see your portfolio.

Thanks in advance!
Phil Smith

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May Sarasota Drupal User Group Meeting

The Sarasota Drupal Users Group had a meeting May 3rd. We had a very interesting presentation by Stephen Barker.

Stephen reviewed the architectural / design decisions made for a complex site on "Military Visual Journalism" the requirement was for each years class to be able to document "their" project on its own website using a set of common base user / role tables that carry over for multiple years.

It is always interesting to see how you can use obscure features of Drupal (shared tables - using settings.php) to provide great functionality.

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Florida DrupalCamp 2012 Opportunity...

Despite the fact that Florida DrupalCamp 2011 was just a few months ago, preliminary discussions about Florida DrupalCamp 2012 are getting started.

As many of you know, Florida DrupalCamp 2011 was held at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. This would not have been possible without the generous support of the Rollins College Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership Center (RCPNL), they acted as our partner and deserve all the credit for making their facilities available to us.

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Palm Beach Drupal May Meetup

2011-05-17 19:30 - 21:30 America/New_York

May meetup is tomorrow night at Brogues on the Avenue in the Banshee Room. This month we will be attempting to rebuild the Palm Beach Drupal site on Drupal 7 as a group, should be interesting.

All the info can be found on our Meetup Page here:

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Captain Intern is going to Acquia! Let's get beer!

2011-05-14 18:00 - 23:55 America/New_York


I've joined Acquia for a summer internship on there Internet Operations and SysAdmin team. When I return I will be a higher rank, Admiral is what I'm going for.

Join me tomorrow (and others I hope!) for some food and beer at the Orlando Brewing Company

1301 Atlanta Avenue, Orlando, FL
(407) 872-1117

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Can Views Blow Up page formatting?

I was working on a new theme for an existing site and while adjusting the CSS settings for a Views Slideshow, something very odd happened.
The site is msvehicles.com
You will need to login to see the new theme I am working on:

I looked at the HTML output and I can see that for some strange reason the Footer was placed inside the div that contains the slideshow.

What I changed immediately before I noticed the problem was the contents of the "rewrite the output of this field" field in views.

Here is what is inside:

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Another Successfully Awesome Gainesville Drupal Meetup!

Last night the Gainesville Drupal Users Group (heretofore to be known as GatorDUG) held its month meeting (which occurs on the 2rd meeting each month). We had 5 people in attendance (Mike, Jen, Nadia, Ricky, and Mark) this month, which is a bit lower than usual, but it is summer up here (when everyone leaves town).

Quick Recap

  1. Mike demoed a development site and theme that he is working on for www.VisitNosara.com (hopefully to launch within several weeks)
  2. Mike previewed a new website mockup for www.GatorTailgating.com and ran basic usability tests on the group... this led into an interesting conversation of usability theory and topics.
  3. The group talked about increasing attendence. We have a 50,000+ student university in our backyard, but only one or two regular attendees from said university.
    1. Emailing the UF Web Managers email list
    2. Emailing the UF CCC email list (not sure what that stands for...)
    3. Emailing the UF Linux email list
    4. Doing a Gainesville Drupal Users Group Website
      1. Mike registered both GatorDUG.com and GatorDUG.org
      2. Jen will handle hosting (via WebEnabled)
  4. We previewed the Denver Drupalcon website and discovered its not running Drupal!
  5. ...which led into a discussion on deconstructing live Drupal websites via HTML source, and HTTP headers. Mike will give a session on this next meetup
  6. Jen gave an awesome demo of the Features Module, and showed us how to export content types, fields, and views, and then add them back by installing the created module
  7. Somehow the discussion led into input formats. Mike discussed creating a 'raw' input format and how to secure, and remove filters to enable a secure user to input javascript/iframes, etc.
  8. Mike also demoed the Better Formats Module, which enables Drupal to set a default input format (and therefor WYSIWYG editor) per content type.

Ideas for the GatorDUG.org website

  • Members will write an article before giving monthly presentations (this will build up content quickly)
  • Facebook integration
  • Profile fields to link to profile on Drupal.org
  • Members page (a user view) with images of each user.
  • Easy to create an account and use.
  • Other websites can link to this site using the "Gainesville Drupal" and "Drupal Gainesville" anchor text, which should rank us for those keywords in the search engines

Next Meetup is June 9th!

  • Meetup will be held at the Alachua County Library HQ
  • Mike will give presentations on Deconstructing Drupal, and also theming Webform submission emails.
  • Plus much much more!
  • Come see us!

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May Central Florida Meetup

2011-05-21 13:00 - 16:00 America/New_York

Join us on Saturday, May 21st, 2011 from 1-4PM for a 3-hour meetup at MindComet's offices in Altamonte Springs.

Andrew will be covering an introduction to Multilingual in Drupal 6 and we'll be working on the CFCS Coding for a Cause site that we failed to finish during Florida DrupalCamp 2011.

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Broward Meetup (May)

2011-05-18 19:00 - 21:00 America/New_York

This month we are meeting on the THIRD WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH due to a conflict with Google IO

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Dunkin' Donuts - Small Conference Room (this site has two conference rooms - our conference room is on the left as you come in)

9170 State Road 84 (south side of I-595 between Nob Hill and Pine Island)
Davie, FL 33324 USA

If you want to participate virtually, send me a Skype connect request to hectoriribarne. I will initiate the Skype call with the people that signed up for the event but are not present at the meetup shortly after 7pm.

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May Tampa Meetup (#9)

2011-05-05 06:00 - 07:30 America/New_York

The 9th meetup for the Tampa Bay Drupal Users Group is this Thursday, May 5th @ 6pm.

For this meetup, if he is available then Chris (chrisbudy) will likely discuss Views (finally!), as this is a topic that is of interest to any and all users. I am volunteering Chris for this but if he is unable to make the meeting and someone else would like to present on a different topic then please comment on this with your topic of choice.

The meeting is scheduled for 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, at the usual location — Panera on Ulmerton Road:
2285 Ulmerton Rd.
Clearwater, FL 3376

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caelon's picture

Looking for assistance on adding taxonomy to a custom form

I've taken over maintenance of a site and am trying to make a specific change. There is a form that is used to create a node but one of the fields is free-form text. They want this field changed to multi-select of taxonomy terms. I think I need taxonomy_form but haven't had much success implementing it yet. Does anyone have really good links (besides api.drupal.org) for taxonomy_form?

One possibly important piece of info: CCK is not installed for the handling of content types.

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Sarasota Drupal Meetup

2011-05-03 19:00 - 20:30 America/New_York

We will have our monthly meeting Tuesday evening at 7pm May 3rd.

Meeting will be at Panera - Bahia Vista / US 41.

Stephen Barker will be presenting a case study of a site he has worked on.

All are welcome to attend - bring your questions / ideas for future meetings.

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Senior Drupal Web Developer | Taleo

Employment type: 
Full time

Taleo is seeking a Senior Drupal Developer to play a vital role in the development of on-line web properties and new demand generation programs. Candidate must have: 4+ years of PHP/MySQL/HTML/CSS/JavaScript experience required with at least 2 years of Drupal specific experience

We are a small team with lots of room to make a big impact.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

* Maintaining and extending current Drupal implementation.  www.taleo.com www.taleo.fr fr.taleo.ca 
* Hand coding PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript when custom solutions as needed.                   
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nomeus's picture

Florida Drupal Site Owner Needs Assistance

Howdy. I have a site called www.flurbex.com that was made by someone I dont know. I met them online from another site and they offered to make my entire site for free, which he did. However, I dont know what he did and even if my site needs tuning or updates etc.. I was hoping someone could join my site (free) and tell me what they thought of it. Thank you for your time.

greta_drupal's picture

Managing ungodly amount of CCK fields/permissions

I am building a site that will be a directory -- think yellow pages. So there will be tons of CCK fields, and content types to boot.
There will be quite a few categories (each a content type) with several CCK fields each. Pretty much need CCK Permissions enabled.

But, I am dreading paging through hundreds of user permissions and, worse, scrolling through a mess of fields when building the many Views.

Wondering if anyone has stumbled upon any other tools for making this management easier.

hewiep's picture

Modules List

I am looking at the Modules list on the CFCS site and it has a menu & filter on it.

How was that done? All of my other test sites (also Drupal 7) don’t have the filter or the menu list on the left.


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Meeting Minutes for Broward Drupal Meetup held on Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

We held our Broward Drupal monthly meetup on Wednesday, April 13th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.


Remote (from furthest to closest):
Seattle - Chris Parsons @chillin411

In Person (Fort Lauderdale, Broward County Florida):
Jay Epstein @jeppy64

We continued to have remote users participate in our meetup via Skype and TeamViewer.

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