Drupal 7 Bible by Ric Shreves

By Ric Shreves

Guidance for directors, content material managers and net publishers on utilizing Drupal for content material management

Start construction and handling websites with the open-source content material administration process Drupal 7 and this in-depth consultant. even if you are new to Drupal or migrating from one other method, you will discover the ideas and methods you must comprehend Drupal, create a brand new site, or deal with an current one. how you can create, alter, and delete items-and a lot more-with the designated tutorials during this step by step guide.

  • Teaches you ways to take advantage of a Drupal website, in addition to how you can arrange, configure, and customise a brand new web site, together with acquiring code and deploying it to a server
  • Covers complicated themes like multilingual content material administration, publishing workflows, or perspectives and Panels
  • Shows you ways to paintings with Drupal 7's new fields and customized content material types

Get at the Drupal bandwagon with this entire guide.

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Blocks, menus, the admin overlay, and much more are all created by the default Drupal modules. In addition to the modules enabled by default, the system includes other modules that are initially disabled, including: • Aggregator • Blog • Book • Contact • Content translation • Forum • Locale • Open ID • PHP filter • Poll • Statistics • Syslog • Testing • Tracker • Trigger If you would like to try out these modules and see them in action, go to the Modules Manager and enable them. Cross-Reference Working with modules and the Modules Manager is covered in detail in Chapter 6.

Click Add shortcut. The Add new shortcut page appears in the overlay. 4. Type a name for the shortcut in the Name field. 5. In the Path field, type the address for the page you want to appear when the shortcut link is clicked. 6. Click Save. A new shortcut appears on the toolbar, and the system returns to the Edit shortcuts page. 11 The Edit Shortcuts page Tip When browsing the admin system, you will see that a small + (plus) icon appears next to some links and captions. Clicking that icon adds a link to that page to the shortcuts menu.

Taxonomy Ataxonomyis a collection of terms that can be used to describe content items. Taxonomy terms can be organized into vocabularies and used as a method of organizing or locating content items. Taxonomy functionality in Drupal is supplied by the Taxonomy module that is included in the core. Theme Athemecontrols the presentation layer of your Drupal site, that is, it defines the interfaces of the site. When you change a theme, you change the way the site looks for either the visitors or the administrators.

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