Setting up Two-Factor Authentication on Drupal.org

Drupal.org has the additional level of account security made possible by two-factor authentication (TFA, also known as 2FA). This documentation page will guide you through setting up your drupal.org account to use a second-factor of authentication when you next log in.

Date Formats and Exposed Filters

Date formatting – the order of day, month, and year – is important to many websites. However, getting date formats working correctly with Views’ exposed filters can take a bit of administrative work.

The following modules should be installed and enabled:

Known issue with cURL and outdated root certificates

Symptoms

The reCAPTCHA module may not able to connect to Google servers. The submission of the captcha causes watchdog errors with cURL enabled.

Technical background:

Googles uses SSL certificates that are signed by a Root Certificate Authority (CA) that may not integrated in most if not all cURL installations. The Guzzle and cURL libraries are typically configured to verify the SSL certificates and refuse the connection if this verification fails. This may be reconfigured with CURL options, but this cannot recommended.

Address Field "Required" or not

If a country is selected for an address field, then certain sub-fields of the address will always be required to be filled in. This is so that addresses will always conform to xNAL standards.

To provide an optional address field, the default country must be set to be "- None -". Then none of the address sub-fields are displayed, and so no address parts need to be entered.

Flickr Editor Guide 7.x-1.7

This user manual is written from a content editor's perspective, but also sitebuilders should start here (after installation and configuration).

The Flickr module provides an easy way to embed Flickr images on your website. Some functionalities depend on the configuration by the sitebuilder. Most are covered here, including how to find out if they are activated.

Known issue with arg_separator.output

Symptoms

The reCAPTCHA module gets errors back from Google servers. The captcha is always telling you The answer you entered for the CAPTCHA was not correct.

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