Drupal CMS

Inserting code into drupal content

I spend all day writing code so it is not unnatural that I blog about it too. I know drupal has code tags but they still end up changing < and > and most code is full of those. There seems to be loads of solutions but many of them have problems - use of code, pre and xmp tags (not all browsers do the same thing with xmp), substituting &#60; etc for < (too annoying, I wan to just paste my code in). Ginally I found the GeSHI filter and although it is not perfect it works better (by far) than any of the other solutions I've found.

drupal on fasthosts won't send email

Ok, I'm new to drupal but I set up an email action to email me and associated it with a new comment. Then I added a comment as someone else and no email arrived. Then I found Using Drupal's email address in the mail.inc main function with -f which seemed to suggest the from address must be set if you are on fasthosts. Anyway the patch provided to mail.inc worked just fine. I include it here, partly as a reminder to me that I made this change:

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