Learn how to use Domain Access module in 10 easy steps

There are times when you want to make want to make a site which when access through a particular place will show particular content or specifically speaking when accessed from different domains will show different content.so in this blog i am going to tell you about the domain module which can be used to show different content to the user according to the URL referred.
Before reading I would recommend to read this.
Here are the steps

1. Install Drupal as you do normally

How to use contextual filter and relationship in views

Views is a very powerful module of Drupal. You can use it to show data in various ways which is not easily possible. Today we are going to tell share with you the two advanced and powerful features of views namely Relationships and Contextual filters.


Relationships are basically a fancy way of saying that table A will join with table B in order to retrieve data related to it from there and the join will happen on some common field in both tables.

How to setup LAMP on Cent OS 6

At sparxsys we use different flavors of Linux operating system like ubuntu, centos and fedora. Most of our servers where we host our Drupal sites are run on Cent OS machines. On all these operating systems for website development there is a need to have Apache, PHP and MySQL installed. Today let us see you how to setup a lamp stack on Cent OS6. Well here I am assuming you already have installed Cent OS on your machine so I will provide info on how to start configuration on your blank machine.

Different ways to change the Drupal password of admin account

When you install Drupal, it setup a first user admin account. This account is primarily used for doing all the administrative work on your site as a super user, of course you can create more users and give them admin rights but this first user with user id 1 will always have admin rights. Losing the password for this account can be very irritating especially if you didn't know how to reset your password, so let us discuss different ways to reset your admin account password.

Using Drush.

Definite guide to kick start your Drupal learning

Submitted by ravisagar on Thu, 09/24/2015 - 05:38

Do you want to learn Drupal but not sure what is it? or you have little information about Drupal but not sure if it is the right tool for your next project or not? Well this guide is intended for people who just want to start their Drupal learning process and need a direction. We hope this guide will clear your doubts.

This is going to be a long blog post. It should take around 20-30 minutes to read it.

How to generate contact form as block in Drupal

Drupal comes with a core module known as contact. This module provides a site wide contact form to the visitors for communicating with you. This module will give you a page with a form where people can type in their name, email and message. after submitting an email is sent to the mail that you configured. It can be used to provide feedback, suggestion, ask for technical support etc. The contact form is available on the contact page of the site the url is like /contact.

Why Drupal is best choice for NGOs?

Virtually any organization that wants to keep in touch with its existing constituents, reach new audiences and present a compelling call to action needs an up-to-date Web presence. Nonprofit organizations are no exception. With budget and resources stretched thin, nonprofits need website technology that is inexpensive and easy to maintain.

Drupal, an open-source content management system, is a good choice for nonprofits seeking modern functionality with a minimal financial and time commitment.

Display only parent terms in the View

Submitted by ravisagar on Mon, 06/08/2015 - 02:59

On one of our website for our client, we have used one taxonomy for all the states in India and each state further has various districts. These districts are added as the child term. This taxonomy is used in one of their content type, now few days back our client wanted to see a simple tabular report in which a count of all the nodes for each state can be viewed in real time.

How to use screen command with multiple windows

Submitted by ravisagar on Mon, 05/18/2015 - 15:27

Do you love working on console without any graphical environment or any sort of GUI? If yes then read further. At sparxsys we work mostly on Linux based operating system like Fedora, Ubuntu and CentOS. No matter what the O.S. is we use Emacs a lot, we love it because this single editor can be used for various programming languages and also it is like a mini O.S. on its own. You can also manage your files using Emacs and it can be automated to load the modes based on the file extension.