Drupal as CMSBharat MhaskarRachit Gupta (https://drupal.org/user/403301)June 14th, 2013
Agenda• Admin Menu• Content Types• Blocks• Users and Roles.2
Menu’s• Menu’s are a collection of links used tonavigate a website.3
4Admin Menu• Admin menu provides a user-friendly UI foraccessing Drupal Administrator menu items.
5Admin Menu• Following are the menu’s available withdefault Drupal 7 installation.• Content• Structure• Appearance• People• Modules• Configuration• ReportsContid.
Content Types7• A site contains many types of content (i.e.page, news, blogs, etc.).• These types of content are called ContentTypes in Drupal.• How site editors can input original content onDrupal Site.Contid.
8Usage of Content Types• Defines various default settings for node ofthat type.• Differentiate content with different types.• You can add content types viaAdministrator => Structure => Content Types => Add ContentType.
Blocks10• Blocks are the boxes of content that can bedisplayed in regions.• Blocks can be configured to modify theirappearance, shape, etc.• Theme can define it’s own regions.Contid.
Where to find Block11• Blocks are placed in regions using BlockAdmin Page.• Block Admin page can be accessed viaAdministrator => Structure => Blocks.
Users and Roles12User’s• User’s are nothing but the authenticatedvisitors to your Drupal site.• Drupal can have “Anonymous registration”and “Adding Users through admin”.
13Users and RolesRoles• Roles are used to group and classify users.• Roles are also a set of permissions given tospecific user.• Each user can have one or more roles.• Default Drupal installation has 3 roles(anonymous, authenticated andadministrator).• Site Admin can add roles viaAdministrator => People => Permissions=> Roles.