Managing tags and taxonomies


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Managing tags and taxonomies

In the video about creating and managing content types, we talked a little about the differences in Drupal Gardens between, say, a news item and a blog entry. In this video, you'll learn how to give nodes a different kind of identity through what's called tags. You could say that a content type defines a node's format--that is, it says if the node has certain fields, and they are displayed in this way, and so on. But tags define a node's content. The best way to explain it is with an example. For our site, we're listing different California tours using the tour content type we defined earlier, which has the length of the tour and the price and the picture of the tour.

But let's say that we want to group those tours by theme so that people who like to backpack can find all the walking tours. That's what tags are good for. To get started, I first have to decide what my categories are going to be. For that, we create something called a vocabulary that describes what...

Managing tags and taxonomies
Video duration: 5m 50s 6h 6m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 10, 2011

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Managing tags and taxonomies provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal Gardens Essential Training

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