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Drupal 6 Basics



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.

This course covers the following basic topics:

  • 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

Web Tools and Programming
IS - Central Web Services
No restriction was placed on this course.
Additional Information


You should consider taking the Drupal 6 Basics workshop if you meet more than one of the following:

  • You have never used a previous version of Drupal
  • You have no experience with any other Content Management System (such as Joomla)
  • You have never worked with a conventional website
  • You do not feel confident with intermediate level computing operations such as: opening and extracting zip files, changing browser settings, or uploading files from your computer's desktop to a website