First they Came for the Goreans

I’m not a member of the Drupal Community. I’ve made a couple of Drupal sites and written one or two private-use Drupal modules, but I’ve never contributed any code or attended any conferences. I have been following the big dustup with some interest, though – because I increasingly think this is the issue of the…

Google Site Verification in Drupal 7

For a freelance project I recently had to verify a Google Apps subscription. You see, Google needs to know that you actually own, or at least have full access to, the domain name you’re attempting to create an account for, and one way to “prove” this is to put a meta tag in the headers…

How to Get Rid of Drupal When it Doesn’t Want to Go

When working with Drupal, especially on shared hosting, there’s a problem I’ve run across more than once where I can’t simply rm -rf {foldername} to get rid of the project. I can’t remember the exact output, but it’s something to the effect that I lack permission to delete various files in {drupalroot}/sites/default – including settings.php.…

Styling Menus in Drupal

I’m warming to the Drupal content management framework (as we’re apparently meant to call it). For getting a site up and running in record time, you really can’t beat it. Well, OK, maybe you can beat it with Rails, but I wouldn’t necessarily wager a lot on that. (I haven’t done, and don’t know anyone…