Creating dynamic pages with simple views


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Creating dynamic pages with simple views

Now we come to one of the best parts of Drupal Gardens: views. Put simply, a view is a way to collect a bunch of information on your site into one page. You saw views like pages at the beginning of this course when we clicked on the Blog link up here in the News link. That would show blog post from everybody on your site, or all things that were news items. But you can create your own views that collect nodes according to all kinds of criteria, by using something that's built into Drupal Gardens called simple views. As its name implies, simple views is a streamlined version of a much more complicated Drupal module called Views that's available for core Drupal.

Views is so useful that it is the number one most popular module for Drupal, and in fact, I presented it in entire lynda.com course based heavily on views, called "Drupal 6: Online Presentation of Data." Now, simple views has maybe a tenth of the power of the full Views module, maybe a 50th. But still, it's su...

Creating dynamic pages with simple views
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Creating dynamic pages with simple views provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal Gardens Essential Training

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