August 2015

I've never been one to shy away from testing my limits.  As I get older, I find myself pushing myself personally, physically and professionally more than I have in the past. I think part of it comes from wanting to show my kids by example and it seems like it has rubbed off on them.

When an author creates a post and a reader makes a comment on it, common courtesy is to respond to the comment. Aside from checking your post frequently, the only way you would know if a comment was created is to be notified in some way. In Drupal there are a couple of ways to achieve this.

An important aspect of many websites is having the capability to send email to it's members. These emails can be notifications, newsletters, etc. With Drupal you can send email in plain text format or using HTML. Now there is a debate whether plain text format or HTML format is better.

I was recently asked to create a CSV file of client emails listed in a single column. The purpose was to make sure that when clients emailed the company, they wouldn't be seen as spam. The third party spam detector required it to be in this format.