Thursday, October 19, 2017 08:58 am EDT

Drupal blog posts

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Adding new Regions to a Drupal theme

Have you ever wanted to add a new region to the theme your using? Well in Drupal 6 you can, and it's not very difficult. A region is a section of your template where information, such as blocks, can be placed. By default there are 5 pre-defined regions. They are as follows:

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Changing the output of the $submitted variable using Drupal

As you might already know, you can pick which content types contain the $submitted by information that Drupal includes. If you are not already aware, you can go to admin/build/themes/settings/global and choose which content types you would like to have that information. As you add new content types, revisit this page to alter the settings.

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Enhanced Recent Comments Module

The drupal core comes with a Recent Comments module, as you probably already know. This module doesn't allow for any configuration options, so I simply added to it. The core module is a block module that simply shows the 10 most recent comments. But what if you only want to show 5 posts, or perhaps only show comments from a particular content type? Below are the changes that i made. The majority of this code came directly from the drupal core comment.module file.