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| Drupal

The reCAPTCHA module for Drupal 8 integrates the reCAPTCHA service provided by Google with your Drupal site. This service provides additional protection by detecting if the user accessing your site is a real person or a robot. 

Keep reading to learn how to use this module!

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| Drupal

The default Content overview in Drupal is a view. You can perform actions on multiple nodes by selecting one of them from the dropdown and applying it in bulk.

 How to Use The Views Bulk Operations Module in Drupal 8

The Views Bulk Operations module for Drupal 8 enhances this list of actions by adding some more actions to it. For example, you can change the author or delete the comments of one or multiple nodes with just one click.

How to Use The Views Bulk Operations Module in Drupal 8

Keep reading to learn how to use this module!

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| WordPress

Long articles often discourage users from reading the whole text. As a matter of fact, we are all used to scanning over text instead of reading it, when navigating over the web. 

This generally happens because you are searching for some punctual information when you access the internet. 

A table of contents at the beginning of the article proves to be useful in these cases. The LuckyWP Table of Contents plugin for WordPress provides this type of functionality. 

Keep reading to learn how to use this plugin!

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| Drupal

The Sidr module for Drupal 8 allows site builders and themers to add one or more sliding menus to their sites in a very uncomplicated way. It makes use of the open-source Sidr jQuery library. Keep reading if you want to learn this useful module!

Keep reading to learn how!

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Since the pandemic many businesses find themselves scrambling for video conferencing tools that will keep their teams connected and work flowing.  Many schools and other buisnesses have gone to free applications or even paid ones like slack, but some have been using discord to help ease the load. Discord is comparable to applications like zoom, teams, and slack because it allows users to not only video chat but also has text and audio calls. Although Discord has many interesting features, four of the most useful for businesses would be Security, Video Conferencing, File Sharing, and Bots. 

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| General

So you want to get creative, huh?  Whether you're a student, freelancer, or company looking to add a creative department, one thing is for sure - you are going to need software to get that creative genius out of your brain and onto the page or screen.  Here's the problem.  The most popular/obvious programs can be expensive, and often require one heck of a computer system to run them. So, the more you search and research - the more you might feel like your creative dreams have reached an impasse due to massive dollar signs. 

Don't dispair.  It's Open Source to the rescue!

Open Source means the software is 100% free for personal and commercial use!  That's right.  You can use these programs to create items just for you, to be sold, or given to your clients for their marketing purposes without any worry of legal issues over the software.  Also, with open source you can rest assured that your every move and use of the software is NOT being tracked and recorded as it is with paid-for programs. Bonus!

In this blog, we will give you a list of FREE, open-source software alternatives to get your creative dreams rolling again.

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| Joomla

Have you ever wanted to show data on a different table that is related to the data on another table in a Joomla site using Fabrik? For instance, let’s say you have a list of members in a race club and a list of races they have completed. This is a very common one-to-many relationship, and it’s easy to display in Fabrik.

Let’s jump in and show the relationship between our racers to races!

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| General

Discord is freemium application available on pc, mac, and mobile devices, all you have to do to get started is download the application and create a free account. Although the base model is free, there are upgrades, or "boosts" in the Discord world, such as a Nitro Boosts and a Server Boosts. Nitro boosts effect your own account only, but it moves with you to every server you are a member of. Server boosts on the other hand only apply to the server boosted, but benefit EVERYONE in the server while they are in that specific server whether they have Nitro or not. Following up from my previous blog about Discord for Business, we are going to take a look at both of these offerings from a  business stand point.

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| WordPress

Gone are the days when an individual needed to knoq coding to make a working website. Just your enthusiasm, along with the availability of plugins in WordPress, has made it super-easy to develop a fully-functional website.

Let us explore one of the best WordPress event management plugins: WP Event Manager. It is a plugin that will help you design, edit and manage any kind of events on your website. And guess what? No need for coding skills.

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The CSS border property does have some customization options, such as choices like solid, dashed, dotted, etc. However, when it comes to border color, we can only have a solid color per side. But, there is another way to achieve a multi-colored line using a few more properties you might not have thought of, let’s take a look. 

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| Marketing

A new day, a new story told, another plugin installed, another research conducted, one more optimization, and another step crossed towards putting the final full stop on your website creating expedition. I know it’s been long, exhausting, extensive, mixed with at least dozen of different emotions, but you will pull it off. Hang in there just a little bit more, and you’ll feel proud like never before, I swear!

OK, enough with the pep talks, because we have a much more important topic to discuss. You’ve got the content, you did the math and design, and everything seems to be in order, but the key fragment to complete this website making puzzle might be lacking – marketing!

Marketing has unimaginable value considering the benefits it brings to the table, so no wonder the experts in the field suggest that you should spend 50% of your time on writing and 50% on advertising (some even suggest 40% opposed to 60% in the favor of advertising).

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| General

Discord for Business - What You Need to KnowIn an online world cluttered with communication options like Zoom, GoTo Meeting, and Slack, Discord emerges from the gaming world as a possible awesome alternative that you might not have heard about in the business / teaching realm.

Discord is a FREE application that allows users to communicate through voice, video, and text channels. The application is very simple and efficient and allows instant communication with the click of a mouse. While it does not have all the bells and whistles of some platforms, it is definitely a viable option for businesses looking for a way to communicate instantly for any projects that need cooperation.

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| WordPress

One of the most significant turning points in the history of WordPress is when version 3.0 came out in 2010. It included Custom Post Types, which allowed a developer to create entirely new kinds of content, manage how the administrative interface looked, and create unique templates for rendering the content on the front of the website.

A great, albeit simple, example of this is a Staff Listing. If you think about what a staff listing needs, it includes:

  • A page listing all of the staff (or a page with pagination if there are too many)

  • A single page for each staff person, with relevant data like phone number, office location, email address, etc.

  • The ability to organize staff into groups, like departments, locations, etc.

A combination of a custom post type, meta fields, and custom taxonomies can create these pages, plus the administrative interface, in 30 minutes or less. Here’s how I did it.

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| Drupal

Subthemes inherit the theme resources of their parent theme. If you want to build your site with Bartik, which is the default theme in a Drupal installation, you will have to create a subtheme. That way, you can make CSS, JS or template overrides to the subtheme, without having to worry about losing those changes when the parent theme gets updated.

Keep reading to learn how!

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One of the questions we see regularly is "How do I change the date and time format in my views and posts?"  The most common issue we see is where you are just trying to display a date, but the time shows up even though you're not storing it!

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to set up Date and Time formats in Drupal 8.

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| General

I’ve used Adobe products exclusively for years. They’re the industry standard after all. But what if you’re not part of the industry?

For the casual user, their subscription model is unappealing and downright untenable for many.

For years, I’ve been hearing about replacement software called Affinity that’s on par with Adobe’s most popular programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, but who has time to learn a new product? Well, I seem to have a lot of time on my hands at the moment, so now seemed like the perfect time to take the plunge into this subscription-free paradise.

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