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OSU Drupal 7 Basics


Focuses on basic elements of using the OSU Drupal 7 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 7 Site
  • Basic User Navigation
    • Your Personal Dashboard
    • Admin Menu
    • Updating Your Profile
  • Working Within Organic Groups
    • Your Group Dashboard
    • Permissions & Group Roles
  • Working with the Book Page Content Type
    • How to Create Private Content
    • How to Create Public Content
  • Exploring the WYSIWIG Editor
    • Basic Overview of the Editor
    • Paste Text from Word
    • Working with Header Elements
  • Input Formats
  • Using LinkIt
    • Create Internal Links
    • Create External Links
  • Logging Out

Web Tools and Programming
IS - Central Web Services
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Additional Information

You should consider taking the OSU Drupal 7 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 WordPress or 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


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  • November 6, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm
Description: Instructor:
Joe Sheridan Fenn
Cascade Hall, Rm 118
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  • December 11, 2019 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Description: Instructor:
Joe Sheridan Fenn
Cascade Hall, Rm 118