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Uninstalling: Beware of caching

This morning, I decided to clean up a stale, old Drupal website. However, I found that no module could be uninstalled. They appeared ready to be uninstalled, but when I ticked their boxes and clicked the “Uninstall”-button, it just reloaded the same page. No error messages in the watchdog log, and no PHP error messages on the screen (I had full error reporting enabled).

PathAuto and non-ASCII characters

If you use PathAuto on a site where the title field may contain characters that are outside the ASCII alphabet, the generated path URLs may contain unwanted UTF-8 characters that will break when embedded in a site that assumes the ASCII alphabet. You prevent this, use a module named Transliteration along with PathAuto.

Debugging the CKEditor configuration

Here are, roughly in the order you should try them, some tips that may help you debugging a CKEditor configuration when the editor don't show up in the edit area after you've installed it:

  1. Clear the cache:

    Remember to clear the cache after you've changed any setting that has something to do with wysiwyg. Not clearing the cache is probably the most common source for CKEditor not showing up as you would expect.

  2. Check out that roles are configured correctly:

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