Batch Reindexing for Drupal + Solr

Crossposted to NYPL Labs. Sorry for any duplication!

Hey, do you use Drupal on a site with several thousand nodes? Do you also use the Apache Solr Integration module? If you’re like me, you’ve probably needed to reindex your site but couldn’t be bothered to wait for those pesky cron runs to finish – in . . . → Read More: Batch Reindexing for Drupal + Solr

Drupal for Archivists: A Drupal-built Archives Reference Blog

Jim Gerencser is the author of the first post to the Drupal for Archivists series on this blog. Jim is the College Archivist at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and has chosen to write about the Drupal-based archives reference blog that he and his colleagues put together.

When Mark asked me to write about our . . . → Read More: Drupal for Archivists: A Drupal-built Archives Reference Blog

Coming Soon: Drupal for Archivists

I’ve been fairly quiet lately as I’ve been busy with this and that, but I thought I’d let everyone know that I’ve been beginning to put together a series of posts entitled “Drupal for Archivists.” Drupal, as you may or may not know, is a flexible and extensible open source content management system. There will . . . → Read More: Coming Soon: Drupal for Archivists

Lightening the load: Drupal and Python

Man, if this isn’t a “you got your peanut butter in my chocolate thing” or what! As I wrote over on the NYPL Labs blog, we’ve been up to our necks in Drupal at MPOW, and I’ve found that one of the great advantages of using it is rapid prototyping without having to write . . . → Read More: Lightening the load: Drupal and Python

Everything Old is New Again

Goodbye, WordPress – I’ve been drinking more of the KoolAid. I rebuilt my personal/professional site (not this blog) in Drupal. Migrating the content was pretty easy (about 15 static pages, no posts). The functionality is astounding – I only started working on redoing it yesterday and I’ve already got a great infrastructure. Expect a detailed . . . → Read More: Everything Old is New Again