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Pointing All Taxonomy Term Links to ApacheSolr Search Results

I’ve been working on a project that leverages ApacheSolr for many of the displays on the site. One of the requirements is that every instance of a taxonomy term link on the site needs to point to search results pre-filtered

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Indexing Specific Field Collection Fields in Apache Solr for Drupal 7

I’m not sure how much of this is possible without Display Suite, but here’s the setup I’ve used to index specific fields within a field collection as part of the parent entity. I use the “Search index” view mode to

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Quickly Implement a Block as a Paragraph in Drupal 7

Disclaimer: As with most tasks in Drupal, there are several ways to do this. My goal here was to see how quickly it could be done without writing code and without introducing unnecessary complexity. Goal — quickly implement a newsletter

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Bulk Add URL Redirects in Drupal 7

Here’s a quick example showing how to add URL redirects (for the redirect module) in bulk. Instead of a separate page for each list of “fellows”, we built a single view with exposed filters to choose a semester. The original

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Adding a “Filter by year” Facet for a Date Field in Apachesolr for Drupal 7

A Drupal 7 site I’m working on makes use of the Apache Solr Search module and FacetAPI. Some of the content has a date field named field_s_date. I was tasked with providing a sidebar “Filter by year” facet block to filter

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Rendering an Image in Apache SOLR Search results (Drupal 7)

Introduction There are a few ways to get extra information into the output of your Apache Solr Search results. The most efficient ways involve getting the information into the solr index and pulling it directly from the solr index. We

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Importing Paragraph Content with Feeds in Drupal 7

As I write this, there isn’t an established way to import data into Paragraphs using Feeds. This solution only caters to my particular fields, but it should serve as an example of one way to import HTML content into a basic

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Auto-create URL Redirects in Feeds

I’m working on a website redesign. The original site used awful URL aliases where nearly everything got a URL like /content/title-of-page-would-end-up-looking-like-this. There are no “sections” to speak of in the URL structure, and there are several thousand nodes! I’m migrating most

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Adding Metatag Keywords to Search API Index

For a great explanation of the implementation below, please visit http://enzolutions.com/articles/2015/06/02/how-to-add-customs-fields-to-solr-index-using-entity-api-amp-search-api/ The following demonstrates how to add metatag keywords (from the Metatag module) to your Search API fields list, so that you can index them and make them searchable.

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