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How to install a Varnish module on Ubuntu 12.04

Varnish features a host of modules that provide extra functionality that is not present in the standard installation. These features can be found in the VMODs directory. In order to install any of these modules, Varnish and the module will have to be compiled from source.

In this article, we install the Cookie module that parses the cookie string and deploys it for caching. The article has provided a step-by-step procedure to take you through the installation process. Use the command-line prompts featured in the article to configure and execute the files necessary for the Cookie module installation.


8 Must Have Drupal SEO Modules To Make Your Site Search Engine-friendly

This article helps people who wonder how SEO-friendly Drupal is. By the time you are done with this article, you will be familiar with eight SEO modules that provide great out-of-the-box functionality to get on top of search engine results.

The SEO modules discussed here include Pathauto, Page Title, Redirect, Metatag, Global Redirect, XML Sitemap, RobotsTxt and Content Optimizer. Use these modules individually or in combination to get the SEO results you seek for your online site.

If you are planning an SEO campaign for your Drupal site, you might want to consider adding the modules featured in this article. We hope this post helps your site meet with success online!


How to install Varnish 3 from source on Ubuntu 12.04

As you are probably aware, Varnish is the hugely popular open source HTTP accelerator used in applications worldwide. It is used to boost large and dynamic sites. Varnish also supports network protocols such as SMTP and FTP.

This article demonstrates how to install Varnish 3 from source on Ubuntu 12.04. The code provided in this article will take you through cloning the Varnish source to executing autogen.sh and finally installing Varnish. Command line prompts are provided to guide you through the steps. Go through the step-by-step instructions to ensure successful installation of Varnish 3 from source. 


How to put a breakpoint in a dynamically loaded javascript

This article demonstrates how to insert a breakpoint in a javascript file that gets processed during page load. Putting a breakpoint in a statically loaded JS is quite easily achievable through Firebug or Chrome DevTools. But things are not simple if you are loading a javascript file dynamically using AJAX after a page load.
 
We insert a breakpoint by first, tweaking the JavaScript file through the addition of code. After this, we reload the web page in Chrome. Access DevTools to add the breakpoint in it when the javascript loads dynamically. On next reload, the code stops at the breakpoint.

3 Tips To Help Choose The Right CMS Platform

It is difficult to choose the right CMS solution for your business. There are a lot of platforms available out there. And you will have to do a lot of research as part of your homework. This article raises some thought provoking questions on the points to ponder over before choosing the right CMS solution for your business. 

Do you really need a CMS? What are the objectives you wish to seek through the CMS? These are some of the pointers discussed in this article. Use this article as a reference to find the right CMS.


5 Fun Facts About Drupal

Drupal has a rich history that dates back to more than a decade. Launched in 2001 by Belgian Dries Buytaert, Drupal was born as a message board. The application then went through a series of life-changing sequences to reach where it has today.

A fact that helped Drupal immensely is the decision to make it an open source project. This brought in the involvement of a wide community of developers. Check out the fun facts provided in the article to get to know Drupal better! You will definitely enjoy the facts provided in this fun article!


How To Set Different Page Titles For The Same URL?

A recent project at Red Crackle required the implementation of functionality where the page title changes according to values submitted in the form. The project had titles was being manipulated by meta tags. The challenge was that even when the form was submitted, the title of the page remained the same with only the query parameters changing. This article demonstrates how to add different titles for a page with the same URL.


7 Interesting Facts About Open Source Software

Open source applications have ruled this world for several decades. A mania that began with the launch of Linux has carried on with the launch of several hundred other applications. You will like the facts featured in this article if you are an open source application enthusiast. And even if you aren’t, you will find this article an interesting read.

What is the world’s first open source application? Is it   Linux? Have you heard about the InfoWorld Bossie Awards before? These are just some of the topics covered in this article. Go through this article to get yourself better acquainted with the world of open source applications.


How to optimize a Drupal View so that it uses INNER JOIN instead of LEFT JOIN

In this article, a query has been optimized to ensure a view loads faster. This is achieved by adding an index to the user table.

In the project addressed in the article, a big site with over 80,000 users took more than 1.10 seconds each time to execute a view's SQL query. In order to address this, field_data_field_user_updated as well to convert the LEFT JOIN into INNER JOIN.


Fixing "Integrity constraint violation: 1062 Duplicate entry 'rules_event_whitelist' for key 'Primary' error"

The error "Integrity constraint violation: 1062 Duplicate entry 'rules_event_whitelist' for key 'Primary'." was received by us while running a large integration test suite on a Drupal site. The error appeared randomly and it was difficult to reproduce the error when required.

The article demonstrates how this error was resolved by fixing the settings.php file.


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