Using the administrative overlay


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Using the administrative overlay

I want to very briefly talk about something that was introduced recently to Drupal, called the Administrative overlay. If you use self-hosted core Drupal version 6 or earlier, it will throw you for a loop the first few times you see it in Drupal Gardens. Even if you haven't used an earlier version of Drupal, I can still give you some tips to make it work more the way that you want. It's very easy to see how it works. Just go to any administrative page-- in this case, I will go to Configuration-- and you see it pops up this window in front of what was behind it.

You can then move around this window and go from here to any other of the administrative pages, and again the page remains behind it. To get out of the Administrative overlay, you just click on this little X up here in the right corner. Inside anyone of these pages, besides having links, there could be additional controls. For example, if I go to Structure and menus, we see these tabs. So you see that the Administrative overlay...

Using the administrative overlay
Video duration: 2m 54s 6h 6m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 10, 2011

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Using the administrative overlay provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal Gardens Essential Training

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Web
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