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Adding content
  • Click on add content in top black menu
  • Then click on Basic page
  • Give Title as Workshop
  • Write a summary about workshop in the body
  • Check the box Provide a menu link under Menu Settings below Text format group
  • Give Workshop in Menu link title
  • Ensure <Main menu> under Parent item
  • Choose 1 as Weight and click save

Similarly create pages about Prepare your computer, Software carpentry & CMS but ensure Workshop under Parent item for the new pages

Contact form
  • Goto Modules in top black menu and search for contact
  • Check the box in the Enabled column near contact
  • Scroll down & Save configuration
  • Goto Structure > Menus in top black menu
  • Click List links near Main menu
  • Click Add link
  • Configure the menu item
    • Contact us as Menu link title
    • contact as Path and Save
Creating blocks
Normal blocks
  • Click on Structure in the top black menu & then click Blocks
  • Then click Add block
  • Configure block
    • About Workshop in Block description & Block title
    • Write a summary about workshop in Block body
  • Then Save block
Creating a "Content type"
  1. Navigate to the Content types page (Administer > Structure > Content types).
  2. Click Add Content Type.
  3. In the Name field, add a name for the content type. The name is required. Note that if you start entering a name into the name field, a “machine name” starts showing to the right of the title. To edit the machine name, click the edit link.
  4. In the Description field, you can write a description of the content type that will show up on the Add new content page (Administer > Content > Add new content).
  5. Set your preferred default values for this content type. Content you create of this content type will have these values by default. The values can be overridden for each content created. You can specify default values for Submission form settings, Publishing options, Display settings, Comment settings and Menu settings.
  6. Do one of the following:
    1. To add the content type using only the title and body fields, click Save Content Type.
    2. You can add more fields later.
    3. To add the content type and begin adding more fields, click Save and Add Fields
Adding "fields" to "Content type"
  1. Navigate to the Content types page (Administer > Structure > Content types).
  2. In the table, locate the row that contains your content type and click the manage fields link.
  3. In the Add new field section, enter a label for the field.
  4. In the Field name field, enter the machine name for the field. You can only use numbers, lower-case letters and the underscore character (_).
  5. In the field type list, select one of the field type you want to create.
  6. In the Widget field, select a widget. The options vary depending on the field type.
  7. Click Save.
Changing Themes
  • Select Apperarence in the top menu
  • Below You will find the available themes
  • Inorder to change themes click on “set default” for already enabled themes “enable and set default” for disabled themes beside the theme to set it default
Installing new themes
  • Download any theme from .For example Download Marinelli theme from .
  • Extract it to “sites/all/themes” (you might need to change permissions sometimes).
  • Go to browser and click on “Appearence” here you will find you new theme in the disabled section of themes.
  • Click on “Enable and set default” to enable it .
Install colorbox module
  • Extract colorbox-7.x-1.3.tar.gz under /var/www/drupal-7.14/sites/all/modules directory
  • Create directory /var/www/drupal-7.14/sites/all/libraries
  • Extract to libraries directory
  • Click “Modules” from top menu, check “Colorbox” & “Save configuration”
  • Click “Structure” from top menu, “Content types” and “Manage Display” for “Article”.
  • Choose “Colorbox” under “Format” for “Image” & Save.
  • Again “Structure”, “Content types” and “Manage fields” for “Article”
  • Click “edit” under “Operations” for “Image”
  • Check “Enable Title field” under “Article settings”
  • Change “Number of values” under “Image field settings” to “Unlimited”, scroll down & “Save settings”
  • Click “Structure” from top menu, “Content types” and “Manage Display” for “Article”
  • Click Gear wheel at the extreme right for “Image”
  • Choose “thumbnail” in “Node image style” and click “Update”
advanced_drupal_configuration.txt · Last modified: 2018/03/24 11:13 (external edit)