Category: Drupal

  • Drupal 8: Configure block or Place Block do nothing

    In short, clicking on “Place Block” results in a brief loading icon and then nothing, and Configure Block results in a “This website encountered an unexpected error” message. The fix was found here:   Edit the following file – the “core” directory should be in your Drupal 8 root directory:   [drupal root]/core/lib/Drupal/Core/Annotation/Translation.php…

  • Drupal 8 – How to enable multi image upload

    One of the great things about Drupal 8 is that it has multi-image uploading capabilities built-in, unlike Drupal 7. By default, however, it’s a single image at a time.   To enable multiple image upload for articles, for example, navigate to:   siteurl/admin/structure/types/manage/article/fields   Click “edit” next to the Image field type, and you’re taken…

  • Installing Aegir 3 on Debian 8 Jessie/Ubuntu with Nginx

    So, after a few failed attempts at installing the Aegir 3 Drupal control system we hit upon this “recipe” as what works for us currently on a fresh install of Debian 8 Jessie or Ubuntu 14.04. This assumes you are logged in as root. First, update and upgrade your system. apt-get update && apt-get upgrade…

  • Drupal 7 – Two administrative menus after module installed

    In Drupal 7 when trying to use the module “Administration Menu” (quite a handy module) after enabling it we ended up with two menus or toolbars: The fix for this is to disable the existing “Toolbar” module – this should remove the original toolbar and leave you with just the new Administration Menu menu/toolbar.

  • Drupal 7 – “Manage fields” missing from Content Type admin page

    When trying to add file uploads to the “page” content type creation, we found that the Manage Fields section was missing (Structure -> Content Types).   In this case it turned out that the module Field UI had been disabled; re-enabling that module brought the Manage Fields option back.