Oregon State University

Drupal 6 Formatting Blocks Workshop

Discover the versatility Blocks add to your OSU Drupal 6 site!  Create menus, display content, and utilize add-ons for increased functionality. 

This workshop is geared for the intermediate level Drupal 6 user and covers the following topics:

  • Blocks
    • What Blocks Are and How They Work
    • Relationship Between Blocks and Menus 
      • Configuring & Enabling Default Blocks
      • Creating Custom Blocks
      • Setting Role and Page Visibilities
    • Relationship Between Blocks & Themes
      • Understanding Regions for Theme Changes
  • Menus
    • What Menus Are and How They Work
    • Understanding Default Menus
    • Creating Custom Menu Blocks
  • Nice Menus
    • What Nice Menus Is and How It Works
    • Nice Menus Configuration
    • Enabling & Configuring Nice Menus Blocks
  • Beyond Menus
    • Using Blocks For Added Functionality
      • Announcement Blocks
      • Latest Poll Block
      • OSU Mini-Calendar Block

This workshop is part of a progressive instructional series and utilizes or builds on content developed in previous workshops.  Completion of the Drupal 6 Site Structures workshop, at a minimum, is recommended.

An OSU Drupal 6 personal training site is required.  Contact CWS at x71189 for further information.

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Corvallis, OR 97331
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