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NTX Drupal meetup
North Texas Drupal November Meetup

We had a great meetup tonight with lots of interesting discussions on Drupal security, hosting, tools, drush and more. And a visit from a Drupler from LA! Notes and lots of useful links inside.

Nuclear mushroom cloud
Drupageddon: Aftermath

By now you've heard about the Drupal core vulnerability commonly referred to as Drupageddon. Let's look at some common questions.

Old map of the USA
Setting up an XML Sitemap in Drupal

Google and the other search engine crawlers do a decent job of finding their way around your website. But, sometimes they could use a little help, with the Drupal XML Sitemap module.

Twitter Issues On Pantheon?

Having trouble getting your Twitter feed working on Pantheon? Does it work locally but not in your Pantheon environments? Here's a possible solution!

North Texas Drupal Users Group in action
North Texas Drupal Users Group - Sept Meetup

Great meetup of the North Texas Drupal Users Group last night. Topics included integrating the Bootstrap theme with the core Color module and LESS, and Static Drupal – Taking the Pain out of Drupal Hosting.

Bank vault
HTTPS is now a Google Ranking Factor

Recently announced on the Official Google Webmaster Central Blog, using encrypted HTTPS mode on your website is now a ranking factor. So, how do you do that in Drupal?

Squirrel on a movie camera
Google And Drupal : Alt and Title Tags for Images

From our 200 part series Implementing Google Ranking Factors in Drupal, we look at Alt and Title tags in Images.

State of the art TV monitor ... in 1953
Seiki 4K TV Annoyances Solved

The Seiki SE39UY04 4K TV is a really inexpensive 4K LCD screen that is intended to be used as a television, but is being used by many people as a computer monitor. With a few tweaks, it's quite viable as a main (or standalone) monitor.