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Extending the entity registration module

Submitted by nicolas on Tue, 11/12/2013 - 17:23

Entity registration module

The Entity Registration module is a nice module for allowing and tracking user registrations on any entity. It even has some nice extras: you can restrict the number of people that can sign up, integrate with drupal commerce for fee-based signups,...

Extra requirements

As part of a project I was asked to deliver an event signup system. A lot of the functionality was already provided by the entity registration module, but some parts were missing:

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Drupal weird urls

Submitted by nicolas on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 09:40

I was working on a site, and suddenly saw that the urls were a bit funky. At the end of each url I found some hash, like this:

#.UMBYwJPjnMA

At first I wanted to know what was causing this. I googled it, but couldn't find anything drupal related. So I started looking into the drupal modules. I searched for hook_init. But this didn't help me. Then I googled again and finally came across this post.

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Custom feeds: an update

Submitted by nicolas on Tue, 04/19/2011 - 15:52

I suppose you read my blog post on custom RSS feeds. I wanted to give a small update, as the solution described there was not sufficient. In the end I needed to output an XML file and every item had to be in the same format. As I was outputting the last node for three different content types, I needed to do some custom coding. The node_feed function was not the ideal solution.

I ended up making my own node_feed function. Here's the code:

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SOLR troubles

Submitted by nicolas on Thu, 12/16/2010 - 18:18

SOLR

SOLR?

When having your drupal site it is good to know your search options. There is the standard drupal search, but that could slow down the site when reaching a decent amount of nodes. Ask the drupal.org maintainers! An option at that point is SOLR.

You are going to use a dedicated search machine that will index your content without having an impact on your drupal site. That's great! But how can you use SOLR? Read on.

 

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