Posts Tagged: Drupal theming

What is Drupal?

If you’ve heard the buzz around Drupal, but are not sure what it is, here’s a quick explanation for you with some useful links. Drupal is: a site building tool If you have some content you want to put online, Drupal provides the tools you need to do it. You can create a blog, add… Read more »

Creating clickable maps with Drupal

I’ve recently worked on a couple of requirements for clickable maps which I think would be of potential interest. As visual aids, maps can be very attractive but they present some technical challenges to the developer.

Drupal site – mediaBase

mediaBase is a media directory site aimed at advertisers, the successor to yourmediaplan.com. Adam Foster of tmi-net asked me to help implement his design and migrate the content from the old site to a new Drupal build. The job involved custom theming, a specialised content migration module, the creation of the Websnapr Field module,  and… Read more »

Drupal site – Advanced Kitchen Design

Marion John of Advanced Kitchen Design provides kitchen design and associated services. She wanted a site which would reflect her depth of knowledge and experience, with lots of different areas packed with information and advice. We advised her that Drupal would be the best solution for her needs. Our design partner came up with a… Read more »

Ceros digital magazine publishing

Ceros is an innovative online magazine publishing platform. When they asked for my help, the site was already in existence but needed several enhancements to improve its manageability, including the creation of new content types, associated views and theming. XML versions of content were required as data sources for various Flash animations. One particular challenge… Read more »

Sweet Knowthings

Last week I got the idea for a site where people could post pictures of mysterious things and ask for, or provide, an explanation. So I set to work and within a few hours there it was: Knowthings.co.uk, everyday mysteries. It’s a good example of how a Drupal site can be built very quickly if… Read more »

Entertainment Film Distributors

A Drupal development project involving lots of media integration: flash, images and movies. My role involved building the custom theme from artwork and HTML supplied by other team members; writing a couple of modules to integrate media files and another to provide a simple competition facility. I also heavily customised the advanced search facility to… Read more »

Sustain-a-What?!?! Facebook Application

The Sustain-a-what?!?! application is a quiz intended to amuse while making the user think about the issues surrounding the hot topic of sustainability. The quiz runs on the Drupal platform so the client can maintain its content for themselves. I wrote a custom module to manage the quiz questions and answers, as well as storing… Read more »

Wolf and Water

Wolf and Water Arts Company is a charity which does art work with various groups. The company wanted a new website to help them manage and present their extensive archives of material related to past and present projects. Their old site was hard to update and hence new content tended to be added belatedly or… Read more »

Lynton & Barnstaple Railway

The brief for the web site of this popular North Devon tourist attraction was to create an attractive modern site with a clear organisational structure which would be maintainable by L&B staff. Given the large amount of content with varying needs for its presentation and management Drupal was the obvious choice. I created a custom… Read more »