Week 2 Review week2review• What is a content management system? • Group assignment: Build a simple website Why do we use it? Popular systems? with Drupal.• Guest speaker, Andrew Sinkinson, from • Group presentations: Show off your new Statistics Canada provided insight on how site. content management systems are being used in his department. • Possible work term placements at• Introduction to Drupal 7 as a web content Statistics Canada with a Drupal framework. migration.• Drupal 7 architecture, system flow, modules, and documentation.
Week 3 writtenworkThere a plethora of different modules that Drupal allows you to use to customizeyour site. These are all open source and developed by users and the Drupalteam alike. - StevenViews Slideshow CAPTCHACarolyn Lundy, Shauna Snippe Andrew Brown, Ashely LoweMedia Sports ScoresTony Gamble Jeff StrayLocale Google AnalyticsSteven Truong Sabrina Dziarski www.opin.ca email@example.com (613) 851-7102 126 York Street, Office 300, Ottawa
Week 2 documentationThere are thousands of websites devoted to Drupal. Most problems you mayencounter have been solved and documented online. Drupal Modules http://drupal.org/project/modules Where you read about and download Drupal modules. www.opin.ca firstname.lastname@example.org (613) 851-7102 126 York Street, Office 300, Ottawa
Week 2 groupwork Teams of 3. Assignment should take 1 hour followed by presentations.Taxonomy Extend Drupal Configurations ViewsTaxonomy Modules Modules ViewsCreate a new taxonomy for Review the list of modules Configure your new Create a couple new viewscategorizing your information. available on your Drupal modules to work as you as a creative way of instance.Add a list of terms. need. displaying your content. Enable the modules whichAdd the taxonomy field to Setup permissions, display, Create a “Page” view and a you believe are required toyour content type. etc. “Block’ view. further develop your site.