Top Drupal modules for beginners
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In this presentation, I highlight helpful Drupal modules that will assist beginners into getting immersed to the Drupal experience quickly.

In this presentation, I highlight helpful Drupal modules that will assist beginners into getting immersed to the Drupal experience quickly.

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  • 1. I’m a Drupal noob Top Drupal modules for beginners
  • 2. Get a good Drupal server environment
  • 3. something like…
  • 4. WHY>
  • 5. ... • If you don’t have a good web-server, you’re most likely to: – experience slow response – not able to use cool features – get frustrated at yourself or Drupal – head-aches
  • 6. avoid head-aches
  • 7. fill what you NEED, NOT what you want
  • 8. otherwise: get headaches
  • 9. OUCH http://www.flickr.com/photos/nicholasro
  • 10. Got that?
  • 11. Great.
  • 12. Bird’s Eye-view Navigation Con tent • Teleport • Apture • Admin Menu • BUEditor • Admin • Simple Views • Backup & Migrate
  • 13. Teleport drupal.org/project/teleport
  • 14. • transport to pages ala Star-Trek – Seriously: use this if you need to jump to a path/page by just entering a keyword.
  • 15. Admin Menu drupal.org/project/admin_menu
  • 16. • provides a helpful admin bar – exposes organized menu-links that will surely help you click your way thru the Drupal back-end.
  • 17. Backup & Migrate drupal.org/project/backup_migrate
  • 18. • save and restore your database – If you did something wrong, effortlessly restore a snapshot of your database without the fuzz of stressful manual labor.
  • 19. Admin drupal.org/project/admin
  • 20. • satisfy your back-end navigation needs – offers an enhanced navigation gui bar • also complements Admin Menu
  • 21. Module Filter drupal.org/project/module_filter
  • 22. • filter modules with ease – type a keyword & the module page will show matching hits to you. – toggle list of modules (by) • enabled • disabled • required • unavailable
  • 23. BUEditor drupal.org/project/bueditor
  • 24. • assists in writing HTML code for your editing needs – provides configurable buttons of html tags. – wraps your text in open/end html tags automagically.
  • 25. Apture drupal.org/project/apture www.apture.com
  • 26. • makes embedding of multimedia objects & page-links a no-brainer. – your links pop in a beautiful floating dialog-box without reloading the page. – upload files to their AMAZON S3-powered server, not yours.
  • 27. Simple Views drupal.org/project/simpleviews
  • 28. • build lists of your site’s content w/o overwhelming your senses. – makes it easier to understand the complexity of Views with less information overload.
  • 29. visit www.marcky.org learn short techie stuff.
  • 30. this is http://twitter.com/marcrobinsone