Drupal 5.x

Collaboration groups as "Multi-sites", "Organic Groups (OG)" and "Domain Access". Making the choice.

All forms of collaboration require some sort of centralized collaboration tool.
In Drupal this can be implemented with "Multi-Sites", "Organic Groups (OG)", and "Domain Access". These solutions all have their strengths and weaknesses.

The main issue however is when to choose "Multi-Sites", "Organic Groups (OG)", or "Domain Access".

First a short overview of the relevant points:


  • separate (sub-)domains
  • can use one or multiple databases

How can I embed video in a drupal post?

The easiest and simplest way to embed video in a drupal post is by just copying and pasting the embed video code into the content you are making.

What you have to be careful about is the "input filter" you select for your content, most times the "Filtered HTML" filter will simply not display your embedded code, and the "Full HTML" filter will allow your embedded video code to be displayed and show your embedded video.

Of course if you have 'toyed' around with your input filters you have to make certain that the selected input filter allows the html code that is used to embed the video.

If your video embed code is javascript then you will need to enable the PHP Input module and select the php input filter for your video to show up.

As with all things drupal, there's also at least one module for this;

How to install a module?

To install modules in order to customize your Drupal install:

  1. Download the module. Make sure the version of the module matches your version of Drupal. It will appear in a compressed file format such as 'tar.gz'.
  2. Read the install instructions. If the module has an installation file (usually INSTALL.txt and/or README.txt), read it for specific instructions.
  3. Upload the module. There are 2 possibilities here, use one;
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