Drupal 6

Over One Million Drupal Sites

Over One Million Drupal Sites 10 March 2014 As of February 22nd 2014 there were 1,014,252 web sites using Drupal. According to the usage statistics, which are compiled from sites running the core update status module, Drupal hit the one million mark back on the February 1st. This is a huge landmark for Drupal as a CMS


How to effectively dump a Drupal database?

15 November 2012 With search data, statistics, cache tables, and log messages Drupal databases can get pretty big, but a lot of the data is disposable. Search data can be reconstructed, caches can be rebuilt, and old log messages can be ignored. So thanks to the help of a colleague Jonathan Webb


Find and replace paths within code files

28 June 2012 Following on from my post 'Managing files when moving to multi-site in Drupal 6' where I explained about updated file paths in the files table, and other tables in the database. Here is a handy command to use if you have any hard coded image paths in code. find


Drupal cron failing? Not sure why? here's a handy drush command.

25 June 2012 More often than I'd like I see issues where Drupal's cron fails or exceeds the time limit. Here is a handy Drush command which will run all cron hooks on your site and the time it takes to run. This will allow you to see which cron it fails on,


Managing files when moving to multi-site in Drupal 6

24 June 2012 One thing I have been doing quite a lot recently on clients sites is merging multiple Drupal 6 installations into a multi-site setup. This is usually quite painless and can be done within an hour or so, the hard bit comes when none of the display, and you realise that