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It's Different with Drupal

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Presentation to Tisch Library introducing Drupal as a content management system.

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It's Different with Drupal

  1. 1. It’s Different with Drupal
  2. 2. It’s Different with Drupal Making the Most of Your Web-Based CMS
  3. 3. The HTML Way Web Server (Apache) Browser Find Page
  4. 4. The HTML Way Web Server (Apache) Browser Find Page HTML Page
  5. 5. The HTML Way Web Server (Apache) Load Text Files Load Graphic Files (e.g., CSS) Browser Find Page HTML Page
  6. 6. The HTML Way Web Server (Apache) Load Text Files Load Graphic Files (e.g., CSS) Browser Find Page HTML Page
  7. 7. The Drupal Way Server Web Server (Apache) Browser Find Page
  8. 8. The Drupal Way Server Web Server (Apache) Browser Find Page PHP Programs
  9. 9. The Drupal Way Server Web Server (Apache) Browser Find Page PHP Programs Graphic & CSS Files
  10. 10. The Drupal Way Server MySQL Database Web Server (Apache) Browser Find Page PHP Programs Graphic & CSS Files
  11. 11. The Drupal Way Server MySQL Database Web Server (Apache) Browser Find Page PHP Programs Process PHP Graphic & CSS Files
  12. 12. The Drupal Way Server MySQL Database Web Server (Apache) Browser Find Page PHP Programs Build HTML Process PHP Page Graphic & CSS Files
  13. 13. The Drupal Way Server MySQL Database Web Server (Apache) Browser Find Page PHP Programs Build HTML Process PHP Page Graphic & CSS Files
  14. 14. Research Guide (HTML Page) Research Guide (HTML Page)
  15. 15. Resource A Resource B Resource C Resource D Resource A Resource B Resource C Resource D
  16. 16. Resource A Resource B Resource C Resource D Resource A Resource B Resource C Resource D
  17. 17. Resource A Resource B Resource C Resource D Resource A Resource B Research Guide Research Guide Research Guide (Drupal Node) (Drupal Node) (Drupal Node) Resource C Resource D
  18. 18. MySQL Resource A Database Resource B Resource C Resource D Resource A Resource B Research Guide Research Guide Research Guide (Drupal Node) (Drupal Node) (Drupal Node) Resource C Resource D
  19. 19. MySQL Resource A Database Resource B Resource C Resource D Resource A Resource B Resource C Resource D Resource A Resource B Research Guide Research Guide Research Guide (Drupal Node) (Drupal Node) (Drupal Node) Resource C Resource D
  20. 20. MySQL Resource A Database Resource B Resource C Resource D Resource A Resource B Resource C Resource D Resource A Resource B Resource C Resource D
  21. 21. MySQL Resource A Database Resource B Resource C Resource D Resource A Resource B Resource C Resource D Resource A Resource A Resource B Resource B Resource C Resource C Resource D Resource D
  22. 22. MySQL Resource A Database Resource B Resource C Resource D Resource A Resource B Resource C Resource D Resource A Resource A Resource B Resource B Resource C Resource C Resource D Resource D
  23. 23. MySQL Resource A Database Resource B Resource C Resource D Resource A Resource B Resource C Resource D Resource A Resource A Resource B Resource B Resource C Resource C Resource C Resource D Resource D
  24. 24. MySQL Resource A Database Resource B Resource C Resource D Resource A Resource B Resource C Resource D Resource A Resource A Resource B Resource B Resource C Resource C Resource C Resource C Resource D Resource D
  25. 25. Drupal Page Region Region Region Region
  26. 26. Header Region
  27. 27. Header Region Navbar Region
  28. 28. Header Region Navbar Region Footer Region
  29. 29. Header Region Navbar Region Main Content Region Footer Region
  30. 30. Header Region Navbar Region Left Sidebar Main Content Region Region Footer Region
  31. 31. Header Region Search Box Navbar Region Left Sidebar Main Content Region Region Footer Region
  32. 32. Header Region Search Box Navbar Region Left Sidebar Highlights Main Content Region Region Footer Region
  33. 33. Header Region Search Box Navbar Region Left Sidebar Highlights Main Content Region Region Social Networking Icons Footer Region
  34. 34. Drupal Page
  35. 35. Drupal Page block block block block
  36. 36. Drupal Page block block node block block
  37. 37. Drupal Page block block Field (e.g., Title) node block block
  38. 38. Drupal Page block block Field (e.g., Title) Field (e.g., Date) node block block
  39. 39. Drupal Page block block Field (e.g., Title) Field (e.g., Date) node block Field (e.g., Body) block
  40. 40. Drupal Page block block Field (e.g., Title) Field (e.g., Date) node block node Field (e.g., Body) block
  41. 41. Drupal Page block block Field (e.g., Title) Field (e.g., Date) node Field Field block node Field (e.g., Body) Field block
  42. 42. Expanding Drupal 6
  43. 43. Expanding Drupal 6 Themes allow you to change the look and feel of your site without modifying the content.
  44. 44. Expanding Drupal 6 Themes allow you to change the look and feel of your site without modifying the content. Modules extend, enhance, or add new functionality to your site.
  45. 45. Must-Have Modules
  46. 46. Must-Have Modules CCK. Allows you to create new fields for content.
  47. 47. Must-Have Modules CCK. Allows you to create new fields for content. Views. Allows you to create displays of selected fields or entire nodes that you can place in regions.
  48. 48. CCK + Views
  49. 49. CCK + Views = Awesome
  50. 50. CCK + Views = Awesome
  51. 51. Other Key Modules WYSIWYG. A “what you see is what you get” text editor. IMCE. An image/file uploader and browser; also allows you to resize images. Date. A set of tools for dates and calendar functions. Administration Menu. Provides an easier-to-use menu for administrators.
  52. 52. Beyond the Basics Search Optimization RSS Feeds for Social Networking, Blogging, Podcasting, and more. Webforms OPACs
  53. 53. Thomas Dodson Coordinator Harvard University Library Office for Scholarly Communication (617) 495 - 4089

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