Panels<br />Marcus Deglost: @manarthe: marcus@deglos.comw: http://deglos.com/<br />
Best thing since Drupal?<br />He's madder than a hatter<br />Of course, panels rocks!<br />What is this panels thing you s...
There's mixed opinion…<br />
The Pain<br />Bugs<br />Documentation<br />Learning curve(for developers)<br />
The Love<br />
What is Panels?<br />Layout framework<br />Support for multiple layouts<br />Drag-n-drop positioning of content<br />
Drag-n-drop UI<br />
What problems does Panels solve?<br />
What problems does Panels solve?<br />Complex layouts<br />
Crazy layouts from a single site<br />
Crazy layouts from a single site<br />
Crazy layouts from a single site<br />
Crazy layouts from a single site<br />
Crazy layouts from a single site<br />Too many regions<br />
Crazy layouts from a single site<br />Complex templates<br />
What problems does Panels solve?<br />Complex layouts<br />Position a single block in different regions for different page...
Panel modules are made up of…<br />API hooks<br />Plugins<br />Exports<br />
API hooks<br />Register your module with panels<br />
Exports<br />
Plugins<br /><ul><li>Selection criteria
Argument handling
Panel panes (ctools content types)
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Why the Panels module suits so many Drupal sites - slides from the #drupal_ldn talk on 8 February 2011 at Microsoft HQ, London.

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Panels rocks!

  1. 1. Panels<br />Marcus Deglost: @manarthe: marcus@deglos.comw: http://deglos.com/<br />
  2. 2. Best thing since Drupal?<br />He's madder than a hatter<br />Of course, panels rocks!<br />What is this panels thing you speak of?<br />
  3. 3. There's mixed opinion…<br />
  4. 4. The Pain<br />Bugs<br />Documentation<br />Learning curve(for developers)<br />
  5. 5. The Love<br />
  6. 6. What is Panels?<br />Layout framework<br />Support for multiple layouts<br />Drag-n-drop positioning of content<br />
  7. 7. Drag-n-drop UI<br />
  8. 8. What problems does Panels solve?<br />
  9. 9. What problems does Panels solve?<br />Complex layouts<br />
  10. 10. Crazy layouts from a single site<br />
  11. 11. Crazy layouts from a single site<br />
  12. 12. Crazy layouts from a single site<br />
  13. 13. Crazy layouts from a single site<br />
  14. 14. Crazy layouts from a single site<br />Too many regions<br />
  15. 15. Crazy layouts from a single site<br />Complex templates<br />
  16. 16. What problems does Panels solve?<br />Complex layouts<br />Position a single block in different regions for different pages<br />
  17. 17. Panel modules are made up of…<br />API hooks<br />Plugins<br />Exports<br />
  18. 18. API hooks<br />Register your module with panels<br />
  19. 19. Exports<br />
  20. 20. Plugins<br /><ul><li>Selection criteria
  21. 21. Argument handling
  22. 22. Panel panes (ctools content types)
  23. 23. Contexts
  24. 24. Relationships
  25. 25. Page manager tasks</li></li></ul><li>Why panels?<br /><ul><li>Awesome UI
  26. 26. Extreme extensibility
  27. 27. Exportable to code
  28. 28. Integrates with Features
  29. 29. Is it in D8? Watch this space…</li></li></ul><li>Image Credits<br />Thanks to the everyone sharing with Creative Commons:<br /><ul><li>mosaic - http://www.flickr.com/photos/dasbuch
  30. 30. marmite - http://www.flickr.com/photos/dontcallmeikke
  31. 31. bed of nails - http://www.flickr.com/photos/clankennedy
  32. 32. replicator bug - http://www.flickr.com/photos/chocolatefrogs
  33. 33. learning curve - http://buytaert.net/drupal-learning-curve
  34. 34. panda hug - http://www.flickr.com/photos/spakattacks/
  35. 35. jigsaw - http://www.flickr.com/photos/colemama/
  36. 36. building in progress - http://www.flickr.com/photos/techiedog
  37. 37. triforce - http://www.flickr.com/photos/falcifer
  38. 38. wristbands - http://www.flickr.com/photos/52275883@N00
  39. 39. container ship - http://www.flickr.com/photos/kenjonbro
  40. 40. plugs - http://www.flickr.com/photos/shanghaidaddy
  41. 41. why not - http://www.flickr.com/photos/petereed
  42. 42. camera - http://www.flickr.com/photos/keithwj</li>

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