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Drupal for Non-Wimps aka Librarians
Who is this guy?
Digital Media Lab
And Websites Of course
http://franklinparklibrary.org/
 
http://business.skokielibrary.info/
http://www.nsbdf.org/
Lots of Wordpress too
Why Drupal? <ul><li>Free – Open Source – Evolving  </li></ul><ul><li>Add-ons* (Modules) </li></ul><ul><li>Menus </li></ul>...
Hosts <ul><li>Bluehost </li></ul><ul><li>GoDaddy </li></ul><ul><li>GreenGeeks </li></ul><ul><li>A2 Hosting  </li></ul><ul>...
Easy local install <ul><li>Acquia  DAMP- D rupal A pache M ySQL P HP </li></ul><ul><li>Bitnami </li></ul><ul><li>LAMP (les...
Language of Drupal The hardest part for new architects
DRUPAL 6 VS. DRUPAL 7
Themes Drupal Theme Page
But I want my own theme <ul><li>Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)  </li></ul>
Keep in mind <ul><li>CSS vs. Tables </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Per Capita Grants </li></ul></ul...
Firefox/Firebug are your friends
My favorite theme helpers <ul><li>Firefox  http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/personal.html </li></ul><ul><li>Firebug  h...
Modules <ul><li>What are they? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Add-ons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add capabilities </li></ul></ul><u...
Not using Fields and Views? CC http://www.flickr.com/photos/derusha/1465953800/
What is Fields? http://www.flickr.com/photos/mike9alive/479092117/
What is Views? http://www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/3410783929/
Together http://www.flickr.com/photos/jonperson/2849999933/
Example Fields and View
Same information
Same again
Other non-core Modules you  MUST  check out
Panels CTools
Pathauto Token
Date and Calendar
WYSIWYG
Google Analytics
Webform
Rules
Nice Menus
Feeds
Mollom CAPTCHA, ReCAPTCHA
Scheduler
Organic Groups
Where to learn more <ul><li>Using Drupal </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal for Dummies </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal for Education and E...
Time The “I suck period” I RULE !!1!! Me
Please feel free to contact me @ [email_address] http://twitter.com/mickjacobsen
Break  Or mess around with Drupal
Practical Non-Wimps
<ul><li>Configuration </li></ul><ul><li>Core Modules </li></ul><ul><li>Download a Module </li></ul><ul><li>Creating conten...
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    1. 1. Drupal for Non-Wimps aka Librarians
    2. 2. Who is this guy?
    3. 3. Digital Media Lab
    4. 4. And Websites Of course
    5. 5. http://franklinparklibrary.org/
    6. 7. http://business.skokielibrary.info/
    7. 8. http://www.nsbdf.org/
    8. 9. Lots of Wordpress too
    9. 10. Why Drupal? <ul><li>Free – Open Source – Evolving </li></ul><ul><li>Add-ons* (Modules) </li></ul><ul><li>Menus </li></ul><ul><li>User permissions* </li></ul><ul><li>Themes </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging* </li></ul><ul><li>Comments* </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Fluid front page </li></ul>
    10. 11. Hosts <ul><li>Bluehost </li></ul><ul><li>GoDaddy </li></ul><ul><li>GreenGeeks </li></ul><ul><li>A2 Hosting </li></ul><ul><li>Acquia </li></ul><ul><li>LISHost </li></ul><ul><li>Your local consortium (the State Library?) </li></ul>
    11. 12. Easy local install <ul><li>Acquia DAMP- D rupal A pache M ySQL P HP </li></ul><ul><li>Bitnami </li></ul><ul><li>LAMP (less easy) </li></ul><ul><li>WAMP (less easy) </li></ul>
    12. 13. Language of Drupal The hardest part for new architects
    13. 14. DRUPAL 6 VS. DRUPAL 7
    14. 15. Themes Drupal Theme Page
    15. 16. But I want my own theme <ul><li>Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) </li></ul>
    16. 17. Keep in mind <ul><li>CSS vs. Tables </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Per Capita Grants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://groups.drupal.org/node/18595? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ada.gov/websites2_prnt.pdf </li></ul></ul>
    17. 18. Firefox/Firebug are your friends
    18. 19. My favorite theme helpers <ul><li>Firefox http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/personal.html </li></ul><ul><li>Firebug http://getfirebug.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Colorzilla http://www.colorzilla.com/firefox/ </li></ul><ul><li>Coral IE Tab https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/10909 </li></ul><ul><li>Web Developer Toolbar https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/60 </li></ul><ul><li>Notepad++ http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net/uk/site.htm </li></ul>
    19. 20. Modules <ul><li>What are they? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Add-ons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add capabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Core vs. Contributed </li></ul></ul>
    20. 21. Not using Fields and Views? CC http://www.flickr.com/photos/derusha/1465953800/
    21. 22. What is Fields? http://www.flickr.com/photos/mike9alive/479092117/
    22. 23. What is Views? http://www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/3410783929/
    23. 24. Together http://www.flickr.com/photos/jonperson/2849999933/
    24. 25. Example Fields and View
    25. 26. Same information
    26. 27. Same again
    27. 28. Other non-core Modules you MUST check out
    28. 29. Panels CTools
    29. 30. Pathauto Token
    30. 31. Date and Calendar
    31. 32. WYSIWYG
    32. 33. Google Analytics
    33. 34. Webform
    34. 35. Rules
    35. 36. Nice Menus
    36. 37. Feeds
    37. 38. Mollom CAPTCHA, ReCAPTCHA
    38. 39. Scheduler
    39. 40. Organic Groups
    40. 41. Where to learn more <ul><li>Using Drupal </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal for Dummies </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal for Education and E-Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Front End Drupal </li></ul><ul><li>Sams Teach Yourself Drupal In 24 Hours </li></ul><ul><li>Learn by the Drop  http://learnbythedrop.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>GotDrupal.com? http://gotdrupal.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal Dojo http://drupaldojo.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal Handbooks http://drupal.org/handbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Support  http://drupal.org/forum </li></ul><ul><li>Lullabot http://www.lullabot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Mustardseed Media http://mustardseedmedia.com/podcast  </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal Easy http://drupaleasy.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Lynda.com/ </li></ul>
    41. 42. Time The “I suck period” I RULE !!1!! Me
    42. 43. Please feel free to contact me @ [email_address] http://twitter.com/mickjacobsen
    43. 44. Break Or mess around with Drupal
    44. 45. Practical Non-Wimps
    45. 46. <ul><li>Configuration </li></ul><ul><li>Core Modules </li></ul><ul><li>Download a Module </li></ul><ul><li>Creating content </li></ul><ul><li>Themes </li></ul><ul><li>User Settings </li></ul><ul><li>Menus </li></ul><ul><li>Structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content types </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taxonomy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Views </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Display </li></ul></ul>Dirty Hands
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