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OSU Drupal 7 Basics

Description

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
  • OSU Profiles
    • Updating Your Profile
    • Directories
  • Working Within Organic Groups
    • Your Group Dashboard
    • Permissions & Group Roles
  • Group Content
    • Create Structure with Child Pages
    • Ordering Pages
  • Exploring the Text Editor
    • Basic Overview of the Editor
    • Paste Text from Google Doc
    • Working with Header Elements
    • Create Internal Links
    • Create External Links
  • Public vs. Private Content
  • Logging Out
 

 

*** For remote classes:

  • If you have an Exchange/Outlook account, the Zoom location will appear within an appointment on your Outlook calendar. If you do not have an Exchange account, your Zoom location will be provided via email.
  • Please have Firefox installed on your computer.
  • This is an interactive class. For best results we recommend that you have either one large monitor, or two separate monitors so you can follow along with the lecture while also working in the Drupal site.
 
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Category
Web Tools and Programming
Department
IS - Central Web Services
Restriction
No restriction was placed on this course.
Published
Yes
Prerequisite
None defined.
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

Sessions

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  • December 1, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm
Description: Instructor:
Joe Sheridan Fenn
Location:
Zoom - Please see future email/Outlook calendar for room link
(Session Summary)

Details [Register]

  • December 15, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm
Description: Instructor:
Joe Sheridan Fenn
Location:
Zoom - Please see future email/Outlook calendar for room link