I wanted to share three new to me Drupal modules. Each have been around for quite sometime but were not on my radar. I ran across these while reading the contents of a makefile in Vol 1 2013 of Drupal Watchdog. Here they are in no particular order.
This module upon installation does not reconfigure any of your content types. However, if you edit an existing content type or create a new one there will be an Add another settings
tab at the bottom of the content type creation screen. I chose to display the button on the node add form and after creation in case they want to create another. This is for a content type named article in a newsletter type site. When a user creates content they see a nice new button at the bottom of the screen allowing to save and add another or to just simply save.
If you are not familiar with 403 codes this module name makes little sense and just appears to be a jumble of letters and numbers. However, the module make a welcome addition to Drupal sites where you have content that can only be accessed if logged in. Often links are sent via e-mail to folks and they click the link only to be told they can’t see the page because the lack permissions. By enabling this module, users are instead presented with an option to login or create an account, and when they complete that action they are redirected to the orignal page they were trying to access.
It is simple and works right out of the box. You can alter the wording of the access denied page on the site configuration page.
Global Redirect does just what it states, it takes the multiple aliases that a node can have and points them to one of the aliases. This makes good sense for SEO but also for sanity. Especially on sites that have been around for quite some time you may have pages that have been reused for multiple purposes and have a lot of aliases. All you need to do is enable the module and you are set. There are plenty of configuration settings but I have been keeping it stock for my initial trials.