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Using your Drupal site in other languages

on June 15th, 2010 at 1:00:19 PM

If you want to use the Drupal admin UI in languages other than English, here are the steps. I'll add screen shots and more details later.

  1. Go to Modules and enable the Local module
  2. Configure the Local module and add a language
  3. Find the .po file you need from the OSU Open Source Lab site. Download the file you need (eg. and rename it to match the original (eg.
  4. Go to Configuration - Regional and language - Translate interface - and to the Import tab. Browse for and upload the .po file.

10,000 sites on Drupal Gardens

on May 30th, 2010 at 8:00:00 PM

We blew past the 10,000 site mark at the beginning of June. Dries wrote a great post about it. Beta testers are loving Drupal Gardens and we're getting fantastic feedback. If you want to check it out, click the signup link and add your name to the list. I'm sending out new beta invitations ever day.

Fonts, wonderful fonts

on April 29th, 2010 at 8:00:00 PM

To give Gardens users more font options, we integrated with a font service called TypeKit. Drupal Gardens users can get a TypeKit account (there's a free option) and tell TypeKit the url of their Drupal Gardens site. When usrs select fonts on TypeKit site, the fonts will appear in the list of fonts in the ThemeBuilder and they can add them to their site. Here's a post that Dries published with a link to a short video I created to show you how it works.