How to Add Noindex to Pages using Metatag in Drupal

Often on a website, you want to control what pages are displayed in search results. You can do this by adding the noindex meta tag to pages. I’m not going to cover why you would want some pages not to appear in the search results; however, I want to show you how to implement it in Drupal.

This tutorial will teach you how to use the Metatag module to control the noindex meta tag.

If you want to learn more about Metatag, read our tutorial “Getting Started with Metatag in Drupal”.

How to Replace Images Using Enable Media Replace in WordPress

Sometimes some images need to be replaced or updated on a site. There is an option to replace an image on individual posts and pages; however, it creates another media asset instead of replacing the existing one. It can also be a long and tedious task to go through each page where the media asset is located to replace it, and an even longer process if the image is used across multiple pages.

The Enable Media Replace plugin is an excellent solution in replacing the media asset without creating a new item to store. It also allows replacing and updating links to the new item.

How to Fix “This entity cannot be referenced” Error on Paragraphs in Drupal

Recently working on a Drupal site, creating new paragraph types as you do… While creating pages and testing the paragraphs, I got the following error: This entity (paragraph: ID) cannot be referenced. This was the first time I ever saw this error.

What I discovered was I accidentally unselected the paragraph type from the “Reference type” section on the entity reference revision field.

This can happen on any entity reference field not just a paragraph field.

If you create a page and reference an entity or create a paragraph. If the content or paragraph type is unselected from the reference type section. The next time you save the form you’ll get the error.

Manage Terms in Bulk using Taxonomy Manager in Drupal

The Taxonomy Manager module provides a different user interface for the management of taxonomy terms, particularly in batch operation. Terms can be added or deleted in bulk, instead of one by one. In addition, it provides features to export all taxonomy terms and search. This terms-export feature is beneficial for transferring the terms in bulk from one site to another.

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to install and use the Taxonomy Manager module.

Add Widgets to Sidebar using Field Group in Drupal

The Field Group module allows you to organize field widgets and formatters. You can group them into tabs, fieldsets and so on. It’s a great way to organize your content form, especially if you have a lot of widgets.

Want to learn more about Field Group: How to Customize Content Forms and Pages Using Field Group in Drupal

This tutorial will teach you how to add field widgets to the right sidebar on the content edit form.

If you create an article, you’ll notice that custom field widgets appear on the left. But on the right-hand side, you can control things such as menus, comments, URL alias and more.

We’ll use Field Group to add Tags and Image field on the Article content type into its own section on the right-hand side.

Customize Entity Reference Autocomplete Results using Views in Drupal

An entity reference field allows you to create relationships between other entities such as pages and articles. The field comes with an autocomplete widget that will enable you to search and select other entities.

When you search for items to reference, just the titles are returned and in most cases, this is enough. But when you have lots of content with similar titles using the autocomplete widget becomes problematic because it’ll return similar results.

We can customize what is returned in the autocomplete widget using the Views module. No extra modules are required.

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use Views to change the autocomplete results.

Getting Started with Comments in WordPress

An essential part of a successful blog is commenting. Comments are expressions of opinions or reactions to content on a page. These expressions allow a community to be fostered by allowing users to interact with others. They allow for additional questions to be asked and answered.

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to manage comments in WordPress.

WordPress has a few settings to configure for comment sections across the website and two settings per post. There are also two recommended plugins for disabling or deleting comments and providing a subscription system for comments.

Add Preview Page to Forms using Webform in Drupal

When you create a form using the Webform module, you may need a “preview” step. This is a page or step which allows the user who’s submitting the form to preview what’s being submitted.

If they see a mistake, they can go back to the form and fix the error. Once the form has been filled out and previewed then, it can be submitted.

Webform allows you to quickly create a preview step in any form, and in this tutorial, you’ll learn how to implement it.