MySQL: Sorting Alpha-Numeric values with Example

In MySQL, the ORDER BY keyword is used for sorting the records ascending(ASC) or descending(DESC), by default it will be on ascending. The default ORDER BY statement will not work with Alpha-Numerical values(The values is mixed of both numbers and strings). To resolve this problem we can use ABS() MySQL function.

Drupal 7: CTools Image button with Example [ctools_modal_image_button()]

The CTools not supporting normal l() function of Drupal, we need to use its own function for creating links and buttons. The below example will demonstrate about creating Image link button with an example. The function ctools_modal_image_button() used for creating image button by CTools.

Drupal 7: Programatically Creating CTools Buttons [ctools_ajax_text_button()]

The CTools plugin will not open with normal buttons and links. To open a page or form via CTools we need to use ctools buttons(ctools_ajax_text_button()). This ctools_ajax_text_button will create a link that contains the base class that help to pop up the pages.

Drupal 8: Accessing Node values and properties by loading

The node object is loaded by the function load() of Node class of core Drupal system. The object of the node will hold the pieces of information like Content type, created timestamp, author and revision values. Similarly we able to access node field values. The below is the example accessing the Node properties field values of the node.