I’m a Drupal noob

  Top Drupal modules
     for beginners
Get a good Drupal
server environment
something like…
WHY>
...
• If you don’t have a good web-server,
  you’re most likely to:
  – experience slow response
  – not able to use cool ...
avoid
head-aches
fill what you NEED,
NOT what you want
otherwise:
get headaches
OUCH



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Got that?
Great.
Bird’s Eye-view
       Navigation             Con tent
• Teleport          •   Apture
• Admin Menu        •   BUEditor
• A...
Teleport
drupal.org/project/teleport
• transport to pages ala Star-Trek
  – Seriously: use this if you need to jump to
    a path/page by just entering a keywo...
Admin Menu
 drupal.org/project/admin_menu
• provides a helpful admin bar
  – exposes organized menu-links that will
    surely help you click your way thru the
    ...
Backup & Migrate
   drupal.org/project/backup_migrate
• save and restore your database
  – If you did something wrong, effortlessly
    restore a snapshot of your database
    ...
Admin
drupal.org/project/admin
• satisfy your back-end navigation needs
  – offers an enhanced navigation gui bar
    • also complements Admin Menu
Module Filter
  drupal.org/project/module_filter
• filter modules with ease
  – type a keyword & the module page will show
    matching hits to you.
  – toggle list of mod...
BUEditor
drupal.org/project/bueditor
• assists in writing HTML code for your
  editing needs
  – provides configurable buttons of html
    tags.
  – wraps your...
Apture
drupal.org/project/apture
   www.apture.com
• makes embedding of multimedia
  objects & page-links a no-brainer.
  – your links pop in a beautiful floating
    dialog...
Simple Views
  drupal.org/project/simpleviews
• build lists of your site’s content w/o
  overwhelming your senses.
  – makes it easier to understand the
    complexity ...
visit
www.marcky.org

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

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Top Drupal modules for beginners

  1. 1. I’m a Drupal noob Top Drupal modules for beginners
  2. 2. Get a good Drupal server environment
  3. 3. something like…
  4. 4. WHY>
  5. 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. 6. avoid head-aches
  7. 7. fill what you NEED, NOT what you want
  8. 8. otherwise: get headaches
  9. 9. OUCH http://www.flickr.com/photos/nicholasro
  10. 10. Got that?
  11. 11. Great.
  12. 12. Bird’s Eye-view Navigation Con tent • Teleport • Apture • Admin Menu • BUEditor • Admin • Simple Views • Backup & Migrate
  13. 13. Teleport drupal.org/project/teleport
  14. 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. 15. Admin Menu drupal.org/project/admin_menu
  16. 16. • provides a helpful admin bar – exposes organized menu-links that will surely help you click your way thru the Drupal back-end.
  17. 17. Backup & Migrate drupal.org/project/backup_migrate
  18. 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. 19. Admin drupal.org/project/admin
  20. 20. • satisfy your back-end navigation needs – offers an enhanced navigation gui bar • also complements Admin Menu
  21. 21. Module Filter drupal.org/project/module_filter
  22. 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. 23. BUEditor drupal.org/project/bueditor
  24. 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. 25. Apture drupal.org/project/apture www.apture.com
  26. 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. 27. Simple Views drupal.org/project/simpleviews
  28. 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. 29. visit www.marcky.org learn short techie stuff.
  30. 30. this is http://twitter.com/marcrobinsone
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