Join Tom Geller for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding view displays as pages, blocks, and RSS feeds, part of Drupal 6: Online Presentation of Data.
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Up until now you have been creating and changing your view in a vacuum or you…can see it in the preview area at the bottom of the Views Administration page,…the information doesn't actually appear anywhere on your site where it can seen…by people who aren't administrators. You have in fact only been changing the…default display, which is sort of a philosophical ideal. This is how it works.…In your Views Administration window you see this display area up here and there…is only thing listed, Defaults. And in fact you see the word Defaults…throughout the screen, up here, you scroll down, in the preview it shows you…the display of the defaults and so forth.…
The Default Display is sort of like the model on which other displays are…created, sort of like a rubber stamp, but instead of just stamping something…that's exactly the same it can stamp out a page, or a block, or an RSS feed.…You can leave that page looking exactly the same as your default or you can…make it look just a little bit different by overriding certain aspects of that…
- Importing and manipulating data in Drupal
- Presenting date-formatted information in calendars
- Understanding Drupal's data-query interface, "Views"
- Improving view appearances with grid, list, and table formatting
- Importing, exporting, and cloning views
- Extending views with arguments and relationships