OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

100 - Discover OSU Drupal 06

102 Content Types

Class Offered?: 
Yes
Prerequisite: 
101 Basics

Learn about all of the different content types available in Drupal 6.  This workshop is slow-paced, interactive, and geared for the beginning Drupal user.  Users will work within the Discover Drupal 6 multi-user training site.

Topics include:

  • Content Types
    • Books
    • Announcements
    • Albums
    • Polls
    • Stories
    • Pages
  • File Management
    • File Naming Conventions
    • Directory Structures
    • Uploading Files into File Browser
  • Basic Images
    • Embedding Images
    • Adjusting Images
    • Applying Styles to Images
  • Video
    • OSU MediaSpace Overview
    • Create Video Carousel Content
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101 Basics

Class Offered?: 
Yes

Focuses on basic elements of using the Drupal 6 Content Management System (CMS).  This workshop is slow-paced, interactive, and geared toward beginning Drupal users.  Users will work within the Discover Drupal 6 multi-user training site.

Topics include:

  • Content Management System Overview
  • Logging In to an OSU Drupal 6 Site
  • Permissions & Access Roles
  • Working with the Page Content Type
    • How to Create Draft Content
    • How to Locate Draft Content
    • How to Create Draft Revisions
  • Exploring the WYSIWIG Editor
    • Basic Overview of the Editor
    • Paste Text from Word
    • Change Text Styles
  • Input Formats
  • Learning about Links
    • Create Anchor Links
    • Create Internal Links
    • Create External Links
  • URLs
  • How to Attach a File
  • Basic Menus

Additionally, where relevant, there are sub-sections on usability and tips on how to perform some frequently requested processes.

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