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SSL all the time for Drupal 7 on Dreamhost

I have started to move over to SSL all the time for my domains, starting with my current project - a website for my wife's art @ TVOArt.com which is not out in the public interwerbs quite yet, so stay tuned. So, here is what  I have come up with in order to have SSL all the time on my Drupal sites on Dreamhost.

I think I have figured it out in three steps:


Troubleshooting Printer, email and PDF versions module for PDF and EPub

I was working to install the Printer, email and PDF versions module to add Printer, Email, PDF and EPub versions of content and it was an annoying process. I finally settled down with mPDF and PHPePub libraries but I had issues at different times to get them both recognized. =(

First Run and the PDF Problems

I started with the standard 7.x-2.0 release and had finished installing  and setting it up. I added the block to the theme and I saw the email, EPub, and printer friendly versions, but no PDF icon.

Site Clean-up Techniques

First Thing to Do...

... is to clear your cache. Sometimes that can fix things.

Corrupt Database Variables

You will need to install the Variable Check module or other similar modules (link to module below, also see my post titled 'Unserialized Theme Variables and PHP Warning: array_merge Messages [nid:73]'). Once you have it installed and enabled you can go to the following menu:

Admin -> Reports -> Check System Variables

... or this URL:



Unserialized Theme Variables and PHP Warning: array_merge Messages

I was receiving the following two errors and I thought taht they were related, but I had no idea how to approach solving them. =(

This first error seems happens intermittently when I load a page from a view and appears on the page when loaded and it has also appeared the admin modules page even though I have error displays off.

Notice: unserialize(): Error at offset 541 of 661 bytes in variable_initialize() (line 1174 of /includes/bootstrap.inc).

line 1174 is as follows: