Managing	  Content	  in	  Drupal	  with	  Workbench	       George	  DeMet	  	  &	  Steve	  Persch	     Katie	  Staveley	  ...
Managing Contentin Drupal withWorkbenchGeorge DeMet and Steve PerschPalantir.net
About Palantir.net•  Founded in 1996; working with Drupal since   2006•  Web strategy, design, and development firm•  Team ...
Why Workbench?•  Drupal lacked an out-of-the-box unified   interface for workflow, moderation, and   access control.•  Many ...
Public vs. Administrative          http://drupal.org
Drupal 7 administrative theme
Stock Drupal 7 content page
The main Workbench module
Workbench Modules•  Workbench•  Workbench Moderation•  Workbench Access•  Workbench Files and Media (not covered today)
The main Workbench module
Alternative create content page
Workbench ModerationChanged to
“Forward Revisions”
Additional default Views
Workbench AccessSections content for administrators
Museum’s Whale Songs kiosk•  Physically in the gift shop•  Publicly listed with gift shop on website•  Administratively st...
Workbench Access hierarchy•  The University    •  College of Arts and Sciences       •  English Department       •  Biolog...
The Millennium Falcon Blog          http://www.starwarsart.org/2011/06/han-and-chewie-watercolor-for-han-          and.html
The Millennium Falcon culture•  Decisions made quickly•  Deep trust between Han and Chewbacca•  They have some specialized...
http://www.starwarsart.org/2011/10/cool-han-solo-by-target.html
No need for Workbench Access•  There are no internal divisions               http://www.starwarsart.org/2011/06/han-and-ch...
Same Drupal roles
Standard Workbench Moderation
The Rebel Alliance Blog         http://www.starwarsart.org/2012/04/cool-x-wing-crew-star-wars-art.html
Rebel culture culture•  Relatively flat organization•  High profile, in demand leaders•  Lots of turn over•  Trusting yet su...
Stock “My Workbench”        http://www.starwarsart.org/2012/02/jabba-presents-nice-r2-spray-        paint.html
Front-end taxonomy
Big-name bloggers“Traps and how to avoid them”             http://www.starwarsart.org/2012/03/admiral-ackbar-portrait.html
Rebel Gatekeepers         http://www.starwarsart.org/2012/01/fun-endor-postcard-love-c3p0s-         man-purse.html
Workbench Moderation states                         Needs	    Dra$	                                                       ...
The Empire Blog         http://www.starwarsart.org/2011/04/awesome-tie-pilot-from-behind.html
Imperial culture•  Highly structured•  Strict hierarchy•  Monolithic to outsiders               http://www.starwarsart.org...
Workbench Access sectionsMaps directly to Empire hierarchy
Workbench Moderation statesMaps directly to user roles
Notifications through Rules (dev version)
The main Workbench module
Override with Panels
The Emperor wants to know all
Moff ‘My Workbench’         http://www.starwarsart.org/2011/09/awesome-emperor.html
Upcoming WorkbenchModeration features•  Nonlinear approvals•  Fields on the state change itself•  Varying workflows on arbi...
“The more you tighten your grip, the morenodes will slip through your fingers”               http://www.starwarsart.org/201...
Thanks!•  George DeMet•  demet@palantir.net"•  Steve Persch•  persch@palantir.net"•  Visit us at www.palantir.net•  Follow...
Acquia	  is	  Hiring	  •      Do	  you	  love	  working	  with	  Drupal?	  •      Acquia	  is	  hiring	  in	  North	  Amer...
Questions	  Acquia:	  	  http://www.acquia.com	  Contact:	  	  sales@acquia.com	  or	  	  888.9.ACQUIA	  Follow	  us:	  @a...
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Managing Content in Drupal with Workbench

  1. 1. Managing  Content  in  Drupal  with  Workbench   George  DeMet    &  Steve  Persch   Katie  Staveley   Palantir.net   Acquia  
  2. 2. Managing Contentin Drupal withWorkbenchGeorge DeMet and Steve PerschPalantir.net
  3. 3. About Palantir.net•  Founded in 1996; working with Drupal since 2006•  Web strategy, design, and development firm•  Team of senior-level Drupal and Web experts•  Leading contributors to Drupal core, contributed modules, and community•  Enterprise Select Acquia Partner
  4. 4. Why Workbench?•  Drupal lacked an out-of-the-box unified interface for workflow, moderation, and access control.•  Many organizations have multiple content managers with different levels of responsibility and technical expertise•  Workbench enables content managers to focus on their content, not on learning how to use Drupal
  5. 5. Public vs. Administrative http://drupal.org
  6. 6. Drupal 7 administrative theme
  7. 7. Stock Drupal 7 content page
  8. 8. The main Workbench module
  9. 9. Workbench Modules•  Workbench•  Workbench Moderation•  Workbench Access•  Workbench Files and Media (not covered today)
  10. 10. The main Workbench module
  11. 11. Alternative create content page
  12. 12. Workbench ModerationChanged to
  13. 13. “Forward Revisions”
  14. 14. Additional default Views
  15. 15. Workbench AccessSections content for administrators
  16. 16. Museum’s Whale Songs kiosk•  Physically in the gift shop•  Publicly listed with gift shop on website•  Administratively still an “exhibit” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Humpback_stellwagen_edit.jpg
  17. 17. Workbench Access hierarchy•  The University •  College of Arts and Sciences •  English Department •  Biology Department •  Student genome blog •  Psychology Department •  School of Medicine •  Dentistry •  Nursing •  General Medicine
  18. 18. The Millennium Falcon Blog http://www.starwarsart.org/2011/06/han-and-chewie-watercolor-for-han- and.html
  19. 19. The Millennium Falcon culture•  Decisions made quickly•  Deep trust between Han and Chewbacca•  They have some specialized tasks•  Roles aren’t enforced with overt structure http://www.starwarsart.org/2011/06/han-and-chewie-calvin-and- hobbes-for.html
  20. 20. http://www.starwarsart.org/2011/10/cool-han-solo-by-target.html
  21. 21. No need for Workbench Access•  There are no internal divisions http://www.starwarsart.org/2011/06/han-and-chewie-art-weekends.html
  22. 22. Same Drupal roles
  23. 23. Standard Workbench Moderation
  24. 24. The Rebel Alliance Blog http://www.starwarsart.org/2012/04/cool-x-wing-crew-star-wars-art.html
  25. 25. Rebel culture culture•  Relatively flat organization•  High profile, in demand leaders•  Lots of turn over•  Trusting yet suspicious •  Specialization http://www.starwarsart.org/2012/03/fun-princess-leia-ad-art-on-star- wars.html
  26. 26. Stock “My Workbench” http://www.starwarsart.org/2012/02/jabba-presents-nice-r2-spray- paint.html
  27. 27. Front-end taxonomy
  28. 28. Big-name bloggers“Traps and how to avoid them” http://www.starwarsart.org/2012/03/admiral-ackbar-portrait.html
  29. 29. Rebel Gatekeepers http://www.starwarsart.org/2012/01/fun-endor-postcard-love-c3p0s- man-purse.html
  30. 30. Workbench Moderation states Needs   Dra$   Published   Review   http://www.starwarsart.org/2012/04/awesome-realistic-obi-wan-kenobi-star.html http://www.starwarsart.org/2012/03/c3po-art-continuous-line-drawing-on.html http://www.starwarsart.org/2009/11/star-wars-character-bio-of-day-wicket_25.html
  31. 31. The Empire Blog http://www.starwarsart.org/2011/04/awesome-tie-pilot-from-behind.html
  32. 32. Imperial culture•  Highly structured•  Strict hierarchy•  Monolithic to outsiders http://www.starwarsart.org/2012/01/awesome-retro-star-wars-art- empire.html
  33. 33. Workbench Access sectionsMaps directly to Empire hierarchy
  34. 34. Workbench Moderation statesMaps directly to user roles
  35. 35. Notifications through Rules (dev version)
  36. 36. The main Workbench module
  37. 37. Override with Panels
  38. 38. The Emperor wants to know all
  39. 39. Moff ‘My Workbench’ http://www.starwarsart.org/2011/09/awesome-emperor.html
  40. 40. Upcoming WorkbenchModeration features•  Nonlinear approvals•  Fields on the state change itself•  Varying workflows on arbitrary conditions•  Ctools-powered exportability
  41. 41. “The more you tighten your grip, the morenodes will slip through your fingers” http://www.starwarsart.org/2011/03/cool-empire-sb-star-wars-art.html
  42. 42. Thanks!•  George DeMet•  demet@palantir.net"•  Steve Persch•  persch@palantir.net"•  Visit us at www.palantir.net•  Follow us on Twitter: @palantir
  43. 43. Acquia  is  Hiring  •  Do  you  love  working  with  Drupal?  •  Acquia  is  hiring  in  North  America  and  Europe   •  Engineering   •  Design   •  Client  Advisors   •  Sales  and  Marketing   •  Finance  and  Operation   http://acquia.com/careers  
  44. 44. Questions  Acquia:    http://www.acquia.com  Contact:    sales@acquia.com  or    888.9.ACQUIA  Follow  us:  @acquia  Palantir.net:  www.palantir.net    George  DeMet:  demet@palantir.net    Steve  Persch:  persch@palantir.net  Follow  us:  @palantir   Today’s  webinar  recording  will  be  posted  to:   http://acquia.com/resources/recorded_webinars  
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