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Looking for a List of Valid HTML Escape Characters?

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HTML escape character lists often include characters between 128 and 159 – the problem is that these are Microsoft specific, and are reserved for control characters in the standard Internet character sets. In HTML they are undefined, and in XHTML they are completely invalid. Read on for a list of valid HTML escape characters you should use….

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Backing Up and Restoring Drupal Using a Migrate Module

Drupal Backup and Migrate

Protecting Drupal data is slightly more complicated than a locally stored, static-file website, since all the data is stored in a database. Therefore the key to backing up your data is to backup the database. Here I outline a process that works for me. I do not make any guarantees as to the correctness of this information nor will I be held responsible for any problems you encounter as a result of its use.

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Images Missing from Thunderbird Emails?

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And is the text showing up in a strange looking font with lots of bold? This, and other differences in email appearance, can occur if you accidentally change the display setting of emails. There’s a few settings that could have caused this. We’ll list the most common based on the specific issue you’re experiencing…

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What’s the Best Open Source CMS?

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CMS stands for Content Management System. A CMS lets you update and manage your website without needing a wealth of technical know-how. The open source community is a software community of developers that contribute their time freely to developing software for everyone. We take a look at the best open source CMS options out there…

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How to Build the Best Event Management System in Drupal

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If you’ve used Drupal before, you’ve no doubt come across the event module, which has been offered as an add-on Drupal since the early stages of Drupal. It provides basic event functionality, and a separate event repeat module can be used to create repeating events. The problem with the event module is that the code is relatively unstable, there are numerous versions out there that all use a different code base, and in general, the module is losing support. We show you how to use the CCK, Date, Calendar, and Views module to create the best event management system in Drupal…

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