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Introduction to...Flaghttp://drupal.org/project/flagFlag Weightshttp://drupal.org/project/flag_weightsDraggableViewshttp:/...
So what are they?Flag: Provides the ability to “mark”a node or user in a listFlag Weights: Extends Flag to allowmarked ite...
FlagsFlag is a flexible system forflagging nodes, comments and usersFlags can be “global” or per-userIntegrates with Views...
Flag WeightsFlag Weights is a simple extension tothe Flags moduleIt alters each flagged item to have aweightThis allows yo...
Draggable ViewsDraggable Views provides a plugin forViews which produces a sortable listof itemsThe sorting system is the ...
Nodequeue?Anybody heard of Nodequeue? Doesn’tit do the same thing already?Yes - but only for nodes. And theadmin interface...
Configuring         a FlagFlag comes with a“bookmark” flag bydefault. Thisprovides a per-user node flag.Let’s create a new...
Configuring        a FlagThe next form has a whole load ofsettings, but fortunately they’re allpretty simple.You’ll need a...
Configuring        a FlagAnd that’s it!                 10
Admin View - Page        11
Admin View - Attachment           12
Other Admin OptionsExposed Filters for Node Title, Type,Post Date, etcMore fields on the table for sortingImagefield thumb...
The Admin View      14
The Admin View      15
So how does it look?Well, how do you want it to look? :-)                 16
Example    ResultThis just shows one way of using Flags, Flag Weights and Draggable         Views.                        ...
Slides available:   Any        http://bit.ly/flag-slidesquestions?                Photo:                  http://flic.kr/p...
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Drupal meetup presentation flag, flag weights and draggable views

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  2. 2. Introduction to...Flaghttp://drupal.org/project/flagFlag Weightshttp://drupal.org/project/flag_weightsDraggableViewshttp://drupal.org/project/draggableviews 2
  3. 3. So what are they?Flag: Provides the ability to “mark”a node or user in a listFlag Weights: Extends Flag to allowmarked items to be orderedDraggableViews: Provides an extensionto Views for administering orderedlists 3
  4. 4. FlagsFlag is a flexible system forflagging nodes, comments and usersFlags can be “global” or per-userIntegrates with Views, Token, Rules,Features, Services and ActivityHas an API for extendingfunctionality even further 4
  5. 5. Flag WeightsFlag Weights is a simple extension tothe Flags moduleIt alters each flagged item to have aweightThis allows you to create arbitraryordered lists of nodes, users andcomments 5
  6. 6. Draggable ViewsDraggable Views provides a plugin forViews which produces a sortable listof itemsThe sorting system is the same oneused to order Blocks and Terms in thenormal Drupal interface 6
  7. 7. Nodequeue?Anybody heard of Nodequeue? Doesn’tit do the same thing already?Yes - but only for nodes. And theadmin interface is “fixed” to useautocomplete for node titles. 7
  8. 8. Configuring a FlagFlag comes with a“bookmark” flag bydefault. Thisprovides a per-user node flag.Let’s create a newone calledsidebar_items. 8
  9. 9. Configuring a FlagThe next form has a whole load ofsettings, but fortunately they’re allpretty simple.You’ll need a Title, Flag and Unflagtext, enabled Global checkbox,enabled node types and appropriateDisplay options. 9
  10. 10. Configuring a FlagAnd that’s it! 10
  11. 11. Admin View - Page 11
  12. 12. Admin View - Attachment 12
  13. 13. Other Admin OptionsExposed Filters for Node Title, Type,Post Date, etcMore fields on the table for sortingImagefield thumbnails 13
  14. 14. The Admin View 14
  15. 15. The Admin View 15
  16. 16. So how does it look?Well, how do you want it to look? :-) 16
  17. 17. Example ResultThis just shows one way of using Flags, Flag Weights and Draggable Views. 17
  18. 18. Slides available: Any http://bit.ly/flag-slidesquestions? Photo: http://flic.kr/p/5KrE8c by “pinprick” 18

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