Recently, I was building a custom Drupal form that used dependency injection and included an ajax submit handler. While testing the form, on the initial page load, the form submitted just fine using ajax. However, when the user used another ajax handler on the same form, all of the injected services were set to `NULL`.
While theming an image field in Drupal 8, you might have a need to add additional html attributes to the <img /> tag itself. We've found the following snippet will allow you to add these attributes within your field.html.twig file:
Over the New Year's holiday I had some time to work on a new custom module for Drupal 8 and Drupal Commerce 2. Introducing the R&L Carriers, LTL Freight shipping module:
The new module integrates with RL Carriers online B2B tools and provides real time freight quotes based on your products weight.
In a recent project, we were using an external service that pulls our site into their system and injects their content into our project. The issue we ran into was that the third party was overwriting all links in the template we provided with their HTTP host, causing the menu system from our Drupal site to break. To get around this we needed to generate absolute links for all of our menus.
In order to accomplish this we used template_preprocess() to dynamically provide our site's hostname as a variable:
I arrived this morning to a Postfix mail queue with more than 14,000 messages queued up. After inspecting the queue with
I found that most of the messages were from a single spammer to a specific user. In order to clear the queue of these spam messages, I found the following bash script to delete all messages from a single sender to a single user:
We had a use case where an image field needed to be used as a background image in the scope of page.html.twig. This is pretty simple with the use of template_preprocess_page().
I was trying to generate a dynamic link to a Drupal Commerce product but couldn't figure out the correct route name. I finally got the route name with the following debugging code:
Drupal 8 custom validation of multiple entity fields
In a recent Drupal 8.6 project, I was using the media entity type to add custom fields to pdf documents. These pdf files contain two fields: a select list and a text field. When a specific select option is chosen, the text field becomes required. I could have used a form alter function to add my custom validation for these fields, but this would limit my validation to just one form. This wouldn't work for entities that were created with JSON API or other methods.
I was tasked with breaking the user registration form of a Drupal 8 installation into a multi-step form. This was necessary because depending on what a user selected in step one, they were shown different form fields in step two.
To begin, I added all of the fields I needed to the user profile using the GUI. (/admin/config/people/accounts/fields). Then, I added the fields I needed to the manage form display/register tab (/admin/config/people/accounts/form-display/register).
In Drupal, content is defined as "Information meant to be displayed on your site, and edited by users: article, basic page, images, files, etc.". Configuration, on the other hand, is defined as "Information about your site that is not content and changes infrequently, such as the name of your site, the content types and views you have defined, etc.".