Working with blocks


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Working with blocks

For most of this course we've been dealing with the content that appears in the center of the page and ignored all of the stuff that's floating around the edges. This video talks about that edge stuff, which is contained in something called blocks. These blocks in turn are placed in blocks regions. You can put three kinds of things in blocks. First, there's static content such as text and pictures. Second, there's dynamic content, such as you'd create with simple views as you learned in an earlier video. Finally, Drupal Gardens automatically creates a few special blocks that are available for placement right away.

As we look through our page, we can see some of these blocks regions, scroll down a little bit and you see, this is the main region, where our main content goes. This left area is called sidebar A; the right area is called sidebar B. But there are many, many more. There is these down at the bottom. There are some up at the top. In fact, there are about 20 block ...

Working with blocks
Video duration: 10m 26s 6h 6m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 10, 2011

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Working with blocks 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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Drupal Gardens
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