Creating a Google Map Link in Views Using an Address Field

There are times when you don’t want to embed a map on your site and you simply want to link an address off to Google maps. Here’s how to do it using address field. Address field module doesn’t currently have a views formatter to display an address as a link to Google Maps. You could … Continued

Acquia Certified Developer… Check

I took the Acquia Certified Developer test this morning and … PASSED! “Earning Acquia Certifications will gain you visibility and credibility for your experience and expertise and help your organization establish a leadership position within the Drupal community and with Acquia products.” (Acquia Learning Services) Overall, I thought it was a very fair test. The … Continued

Sharing a Local Vagrant VM With Other Devices

In Drupal-lamp we usually have a private virtual machine when in development. Under this scenario you can only access the site from the host machine where you spun up. However, there are situations where you would want the vm to be available to other devices on your network. (e.g., testing a site on a mobile … Continued

Drupal Settings Per Environment

We have a need at NEWMEDIA for certain Drupal settings and configurations to be present in production, in staging, and while on a development machine. I will be outlining the problem and a solution we use here at NEWMEDIA. Problem We develop and release sites at NEWMEDIA in phased releases. During each iteration new functionality … Continued

Drupal DevOps Meetup Moved

On Thursday, September 19 NEWMEDIA will be hosting a meetup at our offices in Downtown Denver. This meetup will be focused on DevOps. We will begin by focusing on the individual and address specific solutions that can be used by a single person doing Drupal development.  We will then branch out and discuss specific workflows, … Continued

Drupal Migrate: Importing Images

I recently spent quite a bit of time with our friend the Migrate module. Along the way I picked up a few nuggets of knowledge that may save somebody out there a few hours of time trying to piece together. Problem: This problem arose from a Access to Drupal migration where zero or many images … Continued