Views

Add a branding color to your custom category filter

November 05, 2019
It may have occurred to you that it would be nice to display a colorful, custom category filter that links to information pages, but on creating it you no doubt discovered that custom vocabularies don't offer anywhere to set a branding color like the Article or Event Category lists do. This write-up will show you how to incorporate it into your own custom taxonomies to get that same effect and presentation.

Take in the View: Exclude the page you're on from a related content list

October 30, 2019
OSTraining has put together a great use case showing how to use a View's contextual filters to ensure that the page you're on is not included in an attached block displaying related content. The article takes you step-by-step through the process and includes instructive screenshots to help keep you oriented through the process. If you're interested in building Views for your site, click through and take a look.

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.

Content related by Tags

If you've been working with SiteFarm's various page types for a little while, you probably noticed that certain content types, like Article and Events, allow you to relate content through a Category taxonomy. It may have occurred to you that it would be great to relate content in a similar way even if it doesn't have access to the Category system.

Instead, what we have to offer you, is a system block called Content related by Tags.

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.