Tips, Hints, Best Practices

"How do I store my files and documents to use in my site?"

April 20, 2017

Files are a fact of life on websites; templates to forms to brochures to…well, anything you can imagine. As the Drupal community’s Media Initiative is still in development and will be for a while yet, it’s important to have an interim strategy for managing non-image file types, the aforementioned PDFs, documents, spreadsheets, and so on.

Have you heard of Box.com?

Content Strategy: Moderating workflows

April 12, 2017
Until such time as the Content Moderation module is moved from its Experimental state to an active module in Drupal Core, users will need to take a slightly more hands-on approach to managing workflows involving users with a Contributor role.

"Are you guys down?"

March 28, 2017
Inevitably, it's going to happen; SiteFarm or Site Factory will go down. We will, of course, do everything in our power to prevent an outage or minimize the impact, but when it does happen, what should you do? How do you find out? Who do you tell? 

"How do I get started with Webforms?"

March 09, 2017
The fellow who created the Webform module, Jacob Rockowitz, posted an hour-long introduction and tutorial in Feb 2017 providing an overview of what Webform is, what it contains, and how you can use it in your site.

"Where can I get great images for my site?"

February 22, 2017
You want to add color and visual interest to your page or story, but you don't have access to many images or the budget or approval to buy them. What can you do?

"How do I get rid of the white box on my page?"

February 21, 2017
You've been building your page and it's going well, except that you have this blank, white rectangle showing up underneath all your blocks. What is this and how do you get rid of it?

"Why can some people see my blocks and others can't?"

January 31, 2017
A SiteFarmer reported a problem with trying to share early site creation efforts with members of her department only to discover that many of their viewing experiences were different from her own. On closer examination, she found that her colleagues couldn't see some of the blocks, but given that she could see them, it made for a confusing situation. What's happening here?

"Why won't my edits show up?"

January 23, 2017
Pick up our quick tip to resolve problems with new or updated content not showing up on-screen.

Web Design Trends 2017

January 20, 2017

Good practices are always worth maintaining. Since design is a rather vulnerable area, not everybody keeps up-to-date about trends popping up here and there. Let’s learn what you’d better take to 2017 from previous years’ trends. We will take you through design approaches and web trends to keep an eye on. For your convenience we give design examples implemented on Drupal websites - real case studies practice. Developers are welcome to keep reading.  

Introducing: Use Case Scenarios

November 16, 2016

In some instances, users may find themselves wanting to create content that is more complex than a simple training how-to can achieve. This section is intended to assist in exploring scenarios that draw on a cross-section of knowledge to accomplish more advanced layouts and solutions.

Let Gunrock be your guide.