Recipes

Use Twig to create interactive webform calculations

April 01, 2019
We recently spoke with Ryan Jones from TAPS goClub group about a fascinating project to show commuters just how much pollution they are individually contributing to the environment. In addition to the eye-opening data it provides, the webform created by Ryan and his colleague Ramon Zavala also provides a perfect example of how you can incorporate calculations into your forms and share them with your users.

Take in the View: Create a multi-tag filter system for visitors

March 06, 2019
We recently had a feature request from a client looking for a visitor-facing tag filter system to find content that shares more than one tag. As this is a niche request, the View won't be added to the service, but it's an interesting exercise in creating a user interface that allows your visitors to drill down to the specific topic content they want to see.

Building Blocks: Creating a custom sorted list of people for your directory

February 26, 2019
When the default directory listing isn't as granular as you need it to be to clearly denote the hierarchical order of your unit, especially as it relates to your leadership, consider creating your own custom Person List block to help you achieve your goal.

Take in the View: Creating a "Two Column Person" List

April 13, 2018
Today's recipe is a View that outputs a simplified two-column person contact list, filtered to a specific group of people based on a tag entry in their Person page.

Take in the View: Creating a "Live Client List"

April 10, 2018
We're adding a new section to our blog offerings to glance under the hood at projects using custom Views, Content Types, and other Drupal functionality to elevate SiteFarm sites' content and functionality. First up? Exploring what went into creating our redesigned Live Client Sites page.

Site Builders

Should you be a Site Builder?

Let's look at a scenario. You've been working on your site for a month or two now, and you feel like you've mastered the basics—all the topics in the Training > For everyone and > For managers sections are familiar to you. Now, you find yourself looking critically at your site and thinking, "I feel like I should be able to do more with this."