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Configuring drupal cron jobs in crontab.

Drupal 7 has the ability to run cron automatically, but if there are tasks that really depend on cron, it only makes sense to ensure that cron is running in pre-defined time spans.

To make sure of that, we can configure the drupal cron to run from a server side command. So from the console, In crontab, the following line will trigger Drupal's cron

Drupal7: How to change an already existing text field to a text area

Here is a useful snippet that you can use to change an already existing drupal textfield into a text area. Just replace the field_machine_name with the machine name of the field that you would like to change.

Drupal Commerce - Translate Order total, Shipping Information, Billing information

If you do not want to use i18n_string and i18n_field in order to translate the Order total, Shipping & Billing Information texts, that show up in the cart and on the checkout pages when using Drupal Commerce, the following hacky approach should do the trick.

First, the following funcion can be used in your template.php file:

Remove non-utf8 characters from string

Here is a nice little PHP snippet that will remove non-ASCII characters from a String.

Drupal7 - How to rename the edit tab of a node

Here's a snippet that will rename the edit tab to a custom string, on node edit, depending on the content type.

It is easy to add different or additional validation criteria, depending on when you would like the Edit tab to show up with its brand new name.

This code should be placed in a custom module.


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