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Drupal 8 print current breadcrumb trail with route title

07.08.2019 - 19:38

Whao, that wasn't as easy as I thought. I wanted to print out the two top level breadcrumb elements, without "Home", with node title in a custom block. I tried it in many different ways but ran into surprises every time. So finally I'd like to...

Drupal CMS: Change user profile title & tab title

30.07.2019 - 11:16

Since I needed some time to find out how to change the user profile tabs title and page title, I'd like to share that information with you.

Drupal 7: Decorate / wrap existing form as separate form with individual path

03.07.2019 - 09:10

It's not an untypical situation: You'd like to use an existing Drupal CMS form as base for a custom form under a separate URL. In our example case we will decorate the Registration form "user_register_form" and create a separate registration form...

Run jAnrufmonitor with OpenJDK on Windows 10

23.04.2019 - 08:46

Just a little hint, if you'd like to run jAnrufmonitor with OpenJDK and it complains it requires Java on start... simply use the RegEdit edit file offered here:...

gtag.js Conversion Tracking in Drupal 7

How to track Google Ads conversions in Drupal (gtag.js) on specific pages

17.04.2019 - 16:20

My Drupal pro tip today only concerns Drupal 7 (sadly), because the tracking_code module is not available for Drupal 8 currently.

My little task was to add a Google Ads conversion...

Drupal 8 Media: Format file size output / display

04.04.2019 - 11:19

If you'd like to output Drupal 8 Media file size (mapper field) output in human-readable format, this snippet may help you!

in MYTHEME.theme file:

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Drupal 8 Backup-Migrate running into out-of-memory Error? A large key_value_expire table may be the cause!

03.04.2019 - 10:32

On a customer page we were running into problems with backup_migrate aborting with out of memory errors. In contrast to other similar websites we found out that a bug ([#2931611]) in the honeypot module caused the key_value_expire...

Drupal 8 on-demand error display with disabled cache via URL Parameter

04.03.2019 - 12:35

Have you ever wanted to disable Drupal 8 cache and enable error reporting only for a specific page or to quickly debug a problem?
Here's a simple solution how to enable debugging and disable caching for a single call using a URL debug...

Drupal 7 / 8: Lightweight set / exchange domain specific front page (e.g. for landingpages)

21.02.2019 - 12:20

Would you like to create a Landingpage for a specific topic in Drupal 7 / 8 on a separate landingpage domain (https://www.my-landingpage-...

Drupal 8: Override views row (views-view-fields.html.twig) in views style plugin

16.01.2019 - 14:59

In the last days I developed the ZURB Foundation Views integration module for Drupal 8. To match the markup required by foundation accordion we first had to write a views...

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