Drupal

  1. Drupal.org
  2. Drupal.com

  3. Bay Area Drupal Camp 2011 (BAD Camp), October 22-23, 2011
  4. DrupalCon San Francisco – April 19-21, 2010
  5. Drupal 7 User Experience Project [ updated - 01/19/10 ]
  6. Drupal 7 -Released 1/5/11
  7. Introduction to Drupal: What Kind of Site Do You Want to Build Today?, (pdf 9/10) by Maxey MediaWorks [ updated - 10/26/10 ]
  8. DrupalSN, a Drupal community for Drupal users, freelancers & companies [ updated - 11/25/10 ]
  9. Drupal Tutorials and Resources for Beginners, from Artatm [ updated - 11/25/10 ]
  10. 100+ Drupal Views tutorials and resources, from DrupalLove.com [ updated - 11/25/10 ]

Drupal terminology

  1. General concepts – http://drupal.org/node/19828
  2. Glossary – http://drupal.org/node/122018
  3. Complete list of terminology – http://drupal.org/node/937
  4. Nodes - units of content on your site, like a news story, blog post, web page, etc.
    • Title - title of the node – such as the title of a news story
    • Body - the html content of the node
    • Content Typehttp://drupal.org/node/21947
      • story (news story), page (static web page) – the 2 built in types
      • blog post, forum post, contact, poll, survey, job listing, make your own
    • Paths - http://drupal.org/node/31644 – http://yoursite/this/is/the/path to the node
    • Fields - you can add new fields to your node, like first name, last name, address…
  5. Comments - you can make any node type allow for comments from visitors/users
  6. Theme - the visual look and feel of your site
    • Region - each page has regions, such as header, footer, left/right sidebar
    • Blocks - each region can contain one or more “blocks” of content
    • Menu - hierarchical navigation menu for your site, or add more menus
  7. Users - http://drupal.org/node/120614
    • Roles - such as administrator, editor, faculty/student, user, anonymous visitor
    • Permissions - allowed to comment? post news to the front page? etc.
  8. Views - views are ways to display nodes, such as in a table, or reverse chronological order, or an image gallery or slideshow. Like a visual SQL query builder and report tool.
  9. Taxonomy - keywords, categories, to “tag” your nodes and display related nodes
  10. Actions, Triggers, Workflowhttp://drupal.org/node/924538
  11. Rules module - http://drupal.org/project/rules – “if..then” rules such as: when a job listing is posted, email the administrator.

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