Drupal: Organizing Content for Multiple Audiences

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iFactory delivered this webinar on May 1st as part of our iFactoryEd webinar series.

The range of audiences needing specialized gateways, content and pathways on dot edu sites can be difficult to manage. In this webinar, we'll discuss strategies which can help you tailor your site to a particular audience, both with and without user login.

Topics covered:

> Configuring options for audience selectors
> Implementing different designs to distinguish areas of the site for each audience
> Using the Field Permissions module to deliver fine-grained customization of content delivery

The presenter was Lisa Sawin, Solutions Architect for iFactory. This was part 3 of a 3-part series.

For the full webinar visit our YouTube channel: youtube.com/ifactoryboston

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Drupal: Organizing Content for Multiple Audiences

  1. 1. Drupal: OrganizingContent for MultipleAudiences an iFactoryEd webinar
  2. 2. Who is iFactory?• Based in Boston• Interactive design and development company with over 20 years experience• A division of RDW Group, a full-service agency• Designers, strategic consultants, information architects, usability experts, developers• Higher ed profiles include: colleges & universities | public & private large & small | ivy league to community colleges undergraduate & graduate | Massachusetts to California
  3. 3. Where to find uswww.ifactory.comblog: interactivity.ifactory.comFind us as iFactoryBoston:
  4. 4. What you’ll learn today:• Configuring options for audience selectors• Implementing different designs to distinguish areas of the site for each audience• Using the Field Permissions module to deliver fine-grained customization of content delivery
  5. 5. Your presenter Lisa Sawin Solutions Architect for iFactory
  6. 6. Tailor content &presentation• Can target users by gateways, altering content and/or design• Lots of ways to handle it• Drupal has tools to build all of these ideas
  7. 7. Tailor content &presentation• Can target users by gateways, altering content and/or design• Lots of ways to handle it• Drupal has tools to build all of these ideas
  8. 8. Tailor content &presentation• Can target users by gateways, altering content and/or design• Lots of ways to handle it• Drupal has tools to build all of these ideas
  9. 9. Tailor content &presentation• Can target users by gateways, altering content and/or design• Lots of ways to handle it• Drupal has tools to build all of these ideas
  10. 10. Audience gateways• Group content for a specific audience• Style content to demarcate it from areas of the site• Present content for a specific user type
  11. 11. Audience gateways• Group content for a specific audience• Style content to demarcate it from areas of the site• Present content for a specific user type
  12. 12. Audience gateways• Group content for a specific audience• Style content to demarcate it from areas of the site• Present content for a specific user type
  13. 13. Audience gatewayselectors• Simple list of links in a block• Javascript-enabled jump menu• Javascript-enabled sliding panel
  14. 14. Audience gatewayselectors• Simple list of links in a block• Javascript-enabled jump menu• Javascript-enabled sliding panel
  15. 15. Audience gatewayselectors• Simple list of links in a block• Javascript-enabled jump menu• Javascript-enabled sliding panel
  16. 16. Audience gatewayselectors• Simple list of links in a block• Javascript-enabled jump menu• Javascript-enabled sliding panel
  17. 17. Audience gatewayselectors• Simple list of links in a block• Javascript-enabled jump menu• Javascript-enabled sliding panel
  18. 18. Altering the look & feel• Simple section based on menu tree: use automatic body classes• More complex section: use Context module
  19. 19. Altering the look & feel• Simple section based on menu tree: use automatic body classes• More complex section: use Context module
  20. 20. Altering the look & feel• Simple section based on menu tree: use automatic body classes• More complex section: use Context module
  21. 21. Altering the content• Field Permissions for displaying individual fields for specific roles• Context module handles display of blocks on a per-role or per-section basis• Custom context conditions for block presentation based on page views
  22. 22. Altering the content• Field Permissions for displaying individual fields for specific roles• Context module handles display of blocks on a per-role or per-section basis• Custom context conditions for block presentation based on page views
  23. 23. Altering the content• Field Permissions for displaying individual fields for specific roles• Context module handles display of blocks on a per-role or per-section basis• Custom context conditions for block presentation based on page views
  24. 24. Altering the content• Field Permissions for displaying individual fields for specific roles• Context module handles display of blocks on a per-role or per-section basis• Custom context conditions for block presentation based on page views
  25. 25. Altering the content• Field Permissions for displaying individual fields for specific roles• Context module handles display of blocks on a per-role or per-section basis• Custom context conditions for block presentation based on page views
  26. 26. Tailor content &presentation• Can target users by gateways, altering content and/or design• Lots of ways to handle it• Drupal has tools to build all of these ideas
  27. 27. www.ifactory.com interactivity.ifactory.com info@ifactory.com 617.426.8600Find us as iFactoryBoston:

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