Download Drupal: https://www.drupal.org/download
localhost/YOUR_DIRECTORY/DRUPAL-CONTENT/ and follow the prompts
You also need to run
composer install from your sites root directory.
What we deal with out-of-the-box. Content entry being the most important.
Content > Add content to get a list of content that we can add.
If we create a page
About and change the settings on the right hand side, we can also begin to add tables for quick access.
If we create an article without the default settings, we can then use
saved as unpublished from the save and publish dropdown. If content is not published, you'll be redirected to a login from a private browser and not allowed to use.
On the right-hand side options, we can also edit things out of the box such as comments, the url path, author info, promotion options as well as the previously explored comment settings. Promotion options also allow you to deal with
contributed. Contributed is given back from the community. It's not maintained by the community.
manage > extend tab, you can manage the modules. Selecting them on or off and seeing more information is available from here.
Extra configuration may be available from the accordian dropdown.
You can also manage permissions from the
people section. If you have modules installed, you can see from the accordian dropdown what is required for it to work.
If modules themselves are enabled, they may become directly available on the
We can search drupal.org and search for modules.
What happens if we want to add a field for articles if we want to add photo credit? If you are building a site for someone else, take them into account.
Structure > Content Type you can select the
Manage fields dropdown to edit existing types and what we can easily view. To add something such as a new field, we need to
As we update the field names, we can see the
machine name on the left updating - this is important for the database itself.
The next step is asking for global settings themselves.
Next, we can add help text, add
required and a default value.
Structure > Content Type, we can change the display.