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Published on September 3, 2007

Author: senejug

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Question: how do you manage in a simple way a website containing a flood of information while facilitating its navigation? Did somebody say Drupal?

Drupal is a free software package that allows an individual or a community of users to easily publish, manage and organize a wide variety of content on a website. Tens of thousands of people and organizations have used Drupal to power scores of different web sites,

Jean-Pierre Poutcheu will give us an introduction of the CMS tool Drupal. The audience will understand the benefits of considering a CMS solution for the design of their Web site.
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Using Drupal SENEJUG / JUNE MEETING Jean-Pierre POUTCHEU [email_address]

Program What is a CMS ? And About Drupal ? How to install ? Basic concepts & Configuration

What is a CMS ?

And About Drupal ?

How to install ?

Basic concepts & Configuration

What a CMS is ? Content Management System Community Management System

Content Management System

Community Management System

Content Management System Manage an ongoing stream of (web) publishing Entry of new content Workflows for approving in and making it show up in the right places on the site Monitoring access Removal

Manage an ongoing stream of (web) publishing

Entry of new content

Workflows for approving in and making it show up in the right places on the site

Monitoring access

Removal

Community Management System User profiles Interaction Comments, ratings, sign-ups Subgroups

User profiles

Interaction

Comments, ratings, sign-ups

Subgroups

CMS Platforms Open Source Drupal, Joomla!, Plone, Xoops,etc. Summary comparison at http://www.cmsmatrix.com http://www.cmsreport.com For demo sites, see http://www.opensourcecms.com Commercial Providers for Large Enterprises Vignette, Documentum, etc See http:// www.cmswatch.com /CMS/Vendors/

Open Source

Drupal, Joomla!, Plone, Xoops,etc.

Summary comparison at http://www.cmsmatrix.com

http://www.cmsreport.com

For demo sites, see http://www.opensourcecms.com

Commercial Providers for Large Enterprises

Vignette, Documentum, etc

See http:// www.cmswatch.com /CMS/Vendors/

And About Drupal ? Drupal.org Founder: Dries Buytaert (BE) Since 2001 Version 5.1/January 29 2007 OS : Cross-Platform Licence : GPL Very community-oriented Estimation: 75.000 sites Civicspace

Drupal.org

Founder: Dries Buytaert (BE)

Since 2001

Version 5.1/January 29 2007

OS : Cross-Platform

Licence : GPL

Very community-oriented

Estimation: 75.000 sites

Civicspace

Drupal Modules Page User Blog Forum Ping Book Aggregator(RSS,…) Search

Page

User

Blog

Forum

Ping

Book

Aggregator(RSS,…)

Search

Drupal Modules Wiki Upload (images,files,…) Locale Statistics WatchDog Editor(FCKEditor, TinyMCE ) Drupal …

Wiki

Upload (images,files,…)

Locale

Statistics

WatchDog

Editor(FCKEditor, TinyMCE )

Drupal



Drupal Themes PHPTemplate engine XTemplate engine Earlier templates used hard-coded PHP.

PHPTemplate engine

XTemplate engine

Earlier templates used hard-coded PHP.

Drupal website

Ubuntu (Linux Distribution) http://www.ubuntu.com

http://www.ubuntu.com

MTV.co.uk http://www.mtv.co.uk

http://www.mtv.co.uk

How to install ? Drupal Source http://drupal.org/ Lastest Release : Drupal 5.1 Web Server Apache PHP4 or PHP5 Database MySql 5 or PostgreSQL

Drupal Source

http://drupal.org/

Lastest Release : Drupal 5.1

Web Server

Apache

PHP4 or PHP5

Database

MySql 5 or PostgreSQL

How to install ? Move the contents of that directory into web server’s document root or a public directory Create the drupal database Run the install script You will be directed to the welcome page

Move the contents of that directory into web server’s document root or a public directory

Create the drupal database

Run the install script

You will be directed to the welcome page

Installation (ScreenShot1)

Installation (ScreenShot2)

Installation (ScreenShot3)

First User

First User

Basic Concepts Nodes and comments Menus and Blocks Taxonomies Users

Nodes and comments

Menus and Blocks

Taxonomies

Users

Basics Concepts

Nodes and comments Node: The Basic Unit of Content Mental model– think blog entry All node types have these fields Title Authored by Date created Date last updated Most have a “body”

Node: The Basic Unit of Content

Mental model– think blog entry

All node types have these fields

Title

Authored by

Date created

Date last updated

Most have a “body”

Administering Content Options administer > CM > content types Set which workflow options will be available to authors Set default comment setting Set whether attachments allowed Users with administration privileges can override these settings when authoring content Other users can’t

administer > CM > content types

Set which workflow options will be available to authors

Set default comment setting

Set whether attachments allowed

Users with administration privileges can override these settings when authoring content

Other users can’t

Blocks Can contain any HTML Menus and links Images Text Some pre-built Login block Navigation Menu Tag cloud Upcoming events Can create your own

Can contain any HTML

Menus and links

Images

Text

Some pre-built

Login block

Navigation Menu

Tag cloud

Upcoming events

Can create your own

Block Configuration administer > site building > blocks Change the region a block appears in Change its weight to reposition in region Enable/disable Set which pages visible on Create a new block

administer > site building > blocks

Change the region a block appears in

Change its weight to reposition in region

Enable/disable

Set which pages visible on

Create a new block

Create a Block

Taxonomy Classify nodes One or more vocabularies Each one can be controlled or free-text Displayed when nodes are displayed Click to see all nodes with that tag

Classify nodes

One or more vocabularies

Each one can be controlled or free-text

Displayed when nodes are displayed

Click to see all nodes with that tag

Administering taxonomies administer > CM > categories For controlled vocabularies, specify allowed terms Specify which types of content they apply to

administer > CM > categories

For controlled vocabularies, specify allowed terms

Specify which types of content they apply to

Users & Roles Administer > Users M. > users Configure whether users can register for accounts With or without administrator approval Add users

Administer > Users M. > users

Configure whether users can register for accounts

With or without administrator approval

Add users

Users & Roles Not everyone is allowed to do everything Two built-in roles Anonymous (not logged in) Authenticated (logged in) administer > Users M. > access controls Create roles E.g., content editor, site admin Set permissions

Not everyone is allowed to do everything

Two built-in roles

Anonymous (not logged in)

Authenticated (logged in)

administer > Users M. > access controls

Create roles

E.g., content editor, site admin

Set permissions

Users

Other Useful Settings administer > site configuration General settings Name shows up in header area Clean URLs Run the test to enable the option

administer > site configuration

General settings

Name shows up in header area

Clean URLs

Run the test to enable the option

The Drupal Community drupal.org Handbooks Forum Two of special interest to us Pre installation questions Post installation Important: posting guidelines! Read http://catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html Tracking responses to a post you make Recent posts Then “my recent posts” tab Drupal hymn

drupal.org

Handbooks

Forum

Two of special interest to us

Pre installation questions

Post installation

Important: posting guidelines!

Read http://catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

Tracking responses to a post you make

Recent posts

Then “my recent posts” tab

Drupal hymn

! THANKS ! Contact : Email : [email_address] Website : http://jean.poutcheu.free.fr

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