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I am trying to create event registration forms for my library's website. The Signup module its too restrictive in that it won't allow me to easily add custom fields (since the info the Children's Librarian need differs from the adult job search classes) for each event type.
I also need the system to automatically handle email and possibly SMS text messages. It'd be great if the information about registered patrons was ready to export.
Right now I'm experimenting with CCK Signup bit the documentation is nearly nonexistent.
We've put the final bits of our Drupal migration project out to bid, for those who may be interested. The RFP is available at: http://www.biznet.ct.gov/SCP_Search/BidDetail.aspx?CID=22626
It includes consultation and implementation of Apache Solr, as well as performance optimization.
Is anyone out there using SSL for secure logins on their Drupal installation? I'm trying to test the use of SSL in conjunction with CAS / Secure Pages to see if it works for us, but I'm running into configuration troubles on my Acquia DAMP stack, which I use for testing (on a Win PC). I think the issue may be as basic as being at the OpenSSL or Apache level, but I'm not sure. It looks like php was built with openssl enabled in the Acquia stack (per phpinfo).Read more
Yo estoy trabajando con Drupal hace varios años. En la página oficial del Drupal hemos visto que hacen conferencias, eventos en diferentes lugar del mundo sobre Drupal. Aqui en Cuba deberíamos crear un evento anual por ejemplo sobre Drupal donde las personas puedan intercambiar conocimientos y dudas, como mismo se desarrolla el FLISOL en Cuba y se realizan reuniones cada cierto tiempo, podríamos gestionar lo mismo en los Joven Club para dicho evento, donde podrían venir además usuarios de Drupal del mundo que quiera participar.
I am creating a site which will basically be an annotated bibliography of resources related to the subject matter. As part of this work, I would like to have a way for people to input ISBNs and have Drupal "call" to another site to get data about the book.
Do you have any suggestions on how to do this? I am using Drupal 7.Read more
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The Frisco (Texas) Public Library is looking for a developer to build a new FPL website using Drupal based on the design and site map work completed by our redesign team. We are looking for expressions of interest / bids from individual contractors or companies. We are open to working with someone or a company outside the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.
The developer should be ready to perform the following:
•Build and implement design produced by library staff
I'm using drupal-6.20 i think all stuff is good but suddenly show the message when i login to my site:
warning: mail() [function.mail]: Failed to connect to mailserver at "localhost" port 25, verify your "SMTP" and "smtp_port" setting in php.ini or use ini_set() in C:\AppServ\www\drupal-6.20\includes\mail.inc on line 193.
Unable to send e-mail. Please contact the site administrator if the problem persists.
I wrote the correct the username and password and verified SMTP to be like :
;For Win32 only.
;SMTP = http://localhost.com
smtp_port = 25
Simply to position myself a bit: I am aware of the various standards in the archival world (MARC, ISAD, ISAAR...), but for this project I need to describe records of a journal. The fields are the usual:
-- Issue ref
(PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT ME DIRECTLY FOR MORE INFORMATION - I DON'T HAVE IT!)Read more
Reports to the Rutgers University Libraries IT Manager (Director of Integrated Information Systems (IIS)). Designs, develops, tests, and implements online solutions to support digital library initiatives following an established timeline. Works on multiple programming projects simultaneously, while maintaining a high level of work and meeting project deadlines. Designs and develops visual look-and-feel for webpages, mobile applications, and other online communication channels. Creates user interfaces for web applications based on accessibility and usability standards.Read more
My organization is looking at developing a listserv that integrates with our Drupal website, and which has a fairly user-friendly interface, as well as an archive and search function. We are also considering whether Drupal Commons might be a solution for implementing the listserv. One difficulty is finding sample listservs and websites that can help us think about functionality and design. Would anyone know of sample sites using Drupal listservs? Thank you!Read more
I'm not going to lie - it's taking me a lot long to complete our sites' migration to Drupal than I ever would've expected. We're seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, but it's still a ways off. The problem - I need help!
The good news - the possibility of getting a Drupal firm on contract with the state at some point to get some professional consulting. The bad news, I need to figure out a reasonable estimate of how long it would take a pro to do the following:
I am new to Drupal and am working on a test site. I like the concept of the Web File Manager, but cannot find a way to do batch file uploads of images and documents. Is this possible? Our current library website has hundreds of files that need to be transferred. I'm hoping not one at a time.
I have my production site just about ready to go (Yay!) but, I would like to have a test site for updating modules, etc. Ideally, I would have a completely separate site either hosted or locally to play with, but I have yet to get a local site working well and I don't have the budget to pay for two sites hosted. Bluehost said I could just make a folder called test and move a complete Drupal install there and then my test site would be domainname.com/test. I have some ideas about doing this, but if anyone has done this before, I would love some ideas on how to best accomplish this.Read more
At Index Data I've lately been working on a Drupal module for Pazpar2 (http://www.indexdata.com/pazpar2), our XML webservice based metasearch engine. Check it out in the git sandbox (http://drupal.org/sandbox/skomorokh/1103554) I've created (D6 for now but a D7 branch is on its way). While very much under development, basic functionality is all there and it would be great to get feedback as I polish it for release.Read more