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Securing Your Drupal 6/7 Website Part I

Would you hand a stranger the keys to your car with an unlocked briefcase filled with money and personal information open in the back? Probably not. So why would you have an insecure website sit in parking lot with the windows open? Well you probably wouldn't knowingly do that either. Yet virtually every Drupal site we've reviewed has been at least somewhat insecure. One of the primary reasons for this is, Drupal is at least somewhat insecure out of box, especially if your site isn't using the latest version. [...]

Drupal 7: "Instant Update" for a View Creates "Post to Wall" Feel

Recently we were required to recreate a Facebook-style "Post to Wall" feel for the site's home page view.

Turns out the overlay module can create this nice effect, but you probably don't want to have it in use for all your node add/edits on a busy site, so there's a simple way to disable the overlay module based on paths: