The manageable building blocks are not only incredibly flexible when it comes to realizing specific functionality, they are also very easy and quick to work with
There is a CORE set of modules that come with Drupal and thousands of contributed modules – all Open Source. Nodes are actually made possible through a core Drupal module. Module usage is a good indicator to use when selecting similar modules.
Try to explain hooks with out mention the work hooks, don’t want to get too technical.
Content Construction Kit is the second most used module after views, and has been added to core with Drupal 7.
Tokens and PathAuto are the third and fourth most download modules respectively, and Tokens is not part of core.
Note that terms can be very structured and hierarchical or they can be free form tags added as needed by users.
Blocks are “cross cutting concerns” against content – examples are login widget, etc.
The path may even be a path to a view
Views is the most used contributed module for Drupal.
For example, you could take the FAQ content types, a FAQ block built with Views, and vocabulary associated with the FAQ content type and export all of that configuration to module that can be used on another Drupal site or committed to a source code repository.
talk about regions, or just leave this slide out all together?
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