Monthly Archives: December 2010

Is Drupal 7 stable enough to use for a production site?

(You): Is Drupal 7 stable enough to use for a production site? (Colin): Yes, Drupal 7 will be released the first week of 2011 and the current release candidate (RC4) is stable enough to start building on. I would however … Continue reading

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I’m running a bunch of sites using lighttpd, and have a different fastcgi.server config for each one (they’re all php, but with different php.ini files). However, phpinfo() shows that each site uses the same php.ini file. Can I use different php.ini’s for each site?

(You): I’m running a bunch of sites using lighttpd, and have a different fastcgi.server config for each one (they’re all php, but with different php.ini files). However, phpinfo() shows that each site uses the same php.ini file. Can I use … Continue reading

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Can I use Drupal to view an EXISTING MySQL database, or must all dbs be in “Drupal format”?

(You): Can I use Drupal to view an EXISTING MySQL database, or must all dbs be in “Drupal format”? (Juan): Hi Barry, you need to connect you’re drupal site with an external database? It’s possible, here’s an example from Drupal … Continue reading

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Is Drupal’s wiki really Mediawiki inside? In other words, will tweaked versions of Mediawiki work w/ Drupal?

(You): Is Drupal’s wiki really Mediawiki inside? In other words, will tweaked versions of Mediawiki work w/ Drupal? (Steven): Nope – completely different products. Drupal was written independent of Mediawiki. (You): List, thanks. So the Drupal wiki supports Mediawiki markup … Continue reading

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Is Drupal’s learning curve solely for the person who installs Drupal, or also for Drupal end users (meaning people who edit the site, not just site viewers)?

(You): Is Drupal’s learning curve solely for the person who installs Drupal, or also for Drupal end users (meaning people who edit the site, not just site viewers)? (Kiran): shud be relatively easy for the site users – both content … Continue reading

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Is Drupal’s learning curve solely for the person who installs Drupal, or also for Drupal end users?

(You): Is Drupal’s learning curve solely for the person who installs Drupal, or also for Drupal end users? (Ronald): Hello Barry; Thanks for the question, The learning curve for the person that managers the site will be a little higher. … Continue reading

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What are some popular alternatives to Drupal?

(You): What are some popular alternatives to Drupal? (Arnold): c++ (You): huh? (Arnold): lol, Joomla is popular and WordPress (Arnold): are you looking for a CMS ..content management system? ———————- (Jason): Joomla seems to be a popular alternative, although it … Continue reading

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What open source software helps me create a ‘catalog’ site?

(You): What open source software helps me create a ‘catalog’ site? (Ryan): Drupal is my weapon of choice. You can grab it at drupal.org . It has a a bit of a learning curve but it is very well developed … Continue reading

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Does milo.com charge retailers to list their products?

(You): Does milo.com charge retailers to list their products? [Vark assigned category: marketing, more details]

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Where can I find torrents for the foreign versions of The Office? thepiratebay.org has nothing, unless I’m searching wrong.

(You): Where can I find torrents for the foreign versions of The Office? thepiratebay.org has nothing, unless I’m searching wrong. (not including the UK version) ———————- (Matthew): Any particular language or just Gotta Catch ’em all? (You): I must have … Continue reading

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