How to create a subtheme in Drupal 6

[From advantagelabs.com...]
Creating a subtheme is a powerful and flexible way of theming in Drupal. Drupal 6 made implementing subthemes relatively easy to do. There are a few basic concepts to understand before starting, but once underway, creating a subtheme is a simple straightforward process. In this post, I'll outline the process for creating a subtheme. This is meant to be a quick primer, not an exhaustive tutorial on the elements and features of subthemes.

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The Ultimate Wget Download Guide With 15 Awesome Examples

[From http://www.thegeekstuff.com]

wget utility is the best option to download files from internet. wget can pretty much handle all complex download situations including large file downloads, recursive downloads, non-interactive downloads, multiple file downloads etc.,

In this article let us review how to use wget for various download scenarios using 15 awesome wget examples.

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Migrating Drupal Site with the Backup and Migrate Module

Notes: (relevant to Ubuntu web server)

Use the Backup and Migrate module to backup the database.
Backup the Drupal directory: e.g.: tar -xzvf sitename.com.tar.gz
Restore the Drupal directory on the new machine: tar -cvzf sitename.com.tar.gz
Make sure the files directory is owned by the web server: chown -R www-data:www-data files
Use phpMyAdmin to create a database with same name as the source database.
Create a user with password the same as for the source database. See settings.php for the details.

Drupal Screencasts from DrupalTherapy

Contains screencasts on Date, ImageField and many others. Good quality and easy to follow.

http://www.drupaltherapy.com/

You Deleted Your Cookies? Think Again

More than half of the internet’s top websites use a little known capability of Adobe’s Flash plugin to track users and store information about them, but only four of them mention the so-called Flash Cookies in their privacy policies, UC Berkeley researchers reported Monday.

Unlike traditional browser cookies, Flash cookies are relatively unknown to web users, and they are not controlled through the cookie privacy controls in a browser. That means even if a user thinks they have cleared their computer of tracking objects, they most likely have not.

What’s even sneakier?

Drupal Image Upload Modules

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