Nathan's fix for Rabbit Hole

Nathan Page
4th Feb 2020

In case you're not aware, this year a bunch of us at CM are taking on a Drupal contribution challenge. Do go read about it!

I managed to squeeze in this contribution BEFORE the challenge started šŸ˜… What a way to start the year!

We have a site that uses a large number of features to manage a large number of taxonomies, and I was tasked with rabbit-holing them all. That is, to make sure that if a user tries to visit any of their term pages, they just get a 404 page. Rabbit Hole is the answer, and lets...

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Sponsor work to improve Drupal for us all

28th Jan 2020

We love making great websites, standing on the shoulders of the giants that have gone before us to make Drupal what it is today. Thousands of working hours from fantastic people around the world have gone into producing this digital experience platform. Many of those gave voluntarily for free, while many were directed by paying customers who gave back so the rest of us could benefit. Everyone stands to gain when innovation, graft and capacity are pooled together. All that functionality in your Drupal site has been written by a real person at some point, who considered it worth sharing...

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New Language Hierarchy release for Drupal 8

21st Jan 2020

Do you want to reach more markets and people? Do you want to tailor your content for clients from a range of locations around the world, without having to manage every single translation? Then the Language Hierarchy project could be for you! I wrote a while ago about how this moduleĀ gives editorsĀ more power and flexibility without the extra effort that can come with each translation added to a site. Now Drupal 8 sites can use the project with confidence, as I produced its first stable release candidate for Drupal 8 last month!Ā 


Thank you to all those that contributed...

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Making product images consistent with image styles

Weā€™ve recently given the dimplex.co.ukĀ site a new face lift and stumbled across an interesting problem during developmentĀ when it came to implementing the new product carouselĀ on their product pages, more specifically, the handling of the images themselves.


The design brief stipulated that the transparent studio style product images required a light grey background behind them, giving the impression of a product floating nicely in the middle of a light grey surrounding.


We had 2 problems here:


1. AĀ lot of the studio style product images didnā€™t have sufficient transparent space around themselves and we ended up with unsightly results; images would...

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