Link To Other Pages With Linkit

What is the best way to link from one piece of content to another on the same site? You could hard cade URLs in the body of the text or you could use the Linkit module. The Linkit module gives you a pop window with an easy interface which allows you to search for content using an autocomplete field, then simply insert a link into a text area.

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Highlight Code With GeSHi Filter

If you're writing some type of article or blog post that's displaying code, a syntax highlighter can be very useful. I searched through Drupal's modules and found a few, Syntax Highlighter, GeSHi Filter and JavaScript Syntax Highlighter. Both the "Syntax Highlighter" and "JavaScript Syntax Highlighter" are written in JavaScript, the code highlighting is handled by the browser.

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Control Tabs Using Tab Tamer

Has a client ever asked if you could reorder or change the name of a tab. Instead of displaying the view, edit and revisions tabs, the client wants to move "revisions" before “edit” and rename "view" to "current". This can all be archived by writing a custom module and implementing hook_menu_alter, but there is a module that allows site builders to rename, reorder, disable and hide tabs. It’s called Tab Tamer.

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Drupal’s Multi-site Aliasing With sites.php

Drupal's multi-site capability has been around for quite some time. Site builders are able to spin up multiple sites, using the same code base, by creating a folder in the sites directory that matches the host name and path. On a production server the URLs never change, but if you want to create a local development version of your multi-site setup that’s where things get complicated.

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