Site Builder

Livening up your layouts with CSS Editor

August 08, 2018
You've been wishing for ages for an easier way to make a few changes to your site without the expert-level skillset and developer set-up necessary to do your own sub-theming. SiteFarm 5.0.0 introduces CSS Editor, your built-in solution for not just simple style updates, but full-on layout changes to blocks in your content region.

Geolocation - Google Maps

What is Geolocation?

Geolocation is a Drupal module that allows users to include Google maps into custom content types once the installation and configuration steps are completed. It takes the map coordinates (latitude, longitude) and, via an API key, translates that information into a map generated dynamically into your pages.

Adding Custom Breadcrumb Path to Custom and Cloned Views

June 19, 2018
If you are reading this, then it is likely that you have created a custom view page or have duplicated a protected SiteFarm view page and the breadcrumb is not formatted to your liking.

Porting your data using Vue.js and Progressively Decoupled Blocks

June 13, 2018
Mark Miller, one of our leader SiteFarm developers, presented at the application developers' meeting in June and shared a method for SiteFarm devs to import data from an external database or site into a SiteFarm site.

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.

Should you be a Site Builder?

February 13, 2018
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." How you define more is the beginning of the discussion of whether or not you should consider becoming a Site Builder.

Introducing the Development Workflow for Subtheming

February 07, 2018
You've decided to subtheme your site. Huzzah! But, it's quite possible you're never done this before and you're not even sure what that means or where to begin. Making the decision to be a Site Builder and create custom elements for your site is a significant undertaking, but we want to give you a brief overview of what's involved in the workflow process to help you get started.

New Test Group for Site Builders

January 22, 2018
The SiteFarm Test Group will be comprised of Site Builders who want the chance, during a Test Period, to review the impact of fixes, security patches, and new offerings on custom subthemes added to their sites to verify nothing has broken due to code conflicts before the new release goes live.