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Slides from round #2 of drupal training at BYU. This time we covered the basics of create custom content types with CCK and Views

Slides from round #2 of drupal training at BYU. This time we covered the basics of create custom content types with CCK and Views



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  • How to Learn Drupal
    • Books – search Safari and/or Amazon – in the past year 10+ books written on Drupal
    • Blogs – search Google, subscribe to Drupal Planet – http://drupal.org/planet
    • Drupal documentation – good and getting better – http://drupal.org/handbooks
    • Hands on experience – freelance and contract jobs
    • From each other – https://island.byu.edu/group/drupal
  • Job Posting Board
    • Custom input forms for post jobs and applying for jobs.
    • Displays lists of jobs in a variety of ways including on the page and through RSS.
    • Let job applicants upload resumes, pictures, etc. when applying for their job.
  • Demo finished site
  • Enable CCK modules
    • Content
    • FileField
    • Node Reference
    • Number
    • Option Widgets
    • Text
    • User Reference
  • Create Job Content Type
    • Two Steps
      • Create new content type (“Job”)
      • Add fields to the Job content type
  • Fields to add or Modify for “Job”
    • Job Title (the normal node title)
    • Description (the normal node body)
    • Department (a text select field)
    • Contact (a user reference field)
    • Salary (an integer field)
  • Set permissons for new content type
    • Who can create jobs?
    • Who can edit jobs?
  • Create Job Application Type
    • Fields to add:
      • Title (the normal node title)
      • Introductory message (the normal node body)
      • Job (node reference field)
      • Résumé (file field)
  • Intro to Views
    • Fancy maker of lists
      • Of users
      • Of comments
      • Of nodes
      • And lots of other stuff
    • No code to list content
    • Same view displayed different places on the site
    • Use Views and love it
  • More technical way of describing it
    • Visual SQL builder
    • Basic concepts
      • Filter
      • Then select fields
      • Then select sort method
    • Demo on Island