Join Tom Geller for an in-depth discussion in this video Collect content into categories, part of Drupal 8 Essentials 2: Building Out Your Website.
- [Voiceover] Even the simplest blog benefits from tagging,…where you describe content with one-word labels.…Those labels become clickable,…so people who want to see only posts of a certain category…get it all on one page.…Here's how you do it with Drupal.…Log in.…For this course, the user name is always "admin",…and the password is "drupal", all lower case.…I'm going to add four new blog articles…just so we have some content to work with.…If you have the exercise files that accompany this course,…you'll find the text for those posts there.…
To create the content, we go up to Content,…Add content, and these are going to be articles.…Now I simply copy and paste, but with a twist:…first I put in the title, but when it comes to the body,…I notice that some of these actually have…HTML tags in them.…Whenever you have post with HTML tags,…you have to put it in in source mode.…I'll show you how to do that in the first one,…even though it doesn't have HTML tags.…I copy it, and then click source in the body.…
Now I paste,…
In these tutorials, Tom Geller helps new Drupal designers change the layout and design elements of their sites, control visitor interactions (including comments), arrange content in user-friendly "views," and expand the site's capabilities beyond what's available in core Drupal with Drupal modules. In all the steps you'll learn best practices to ensure your sites remain streamlined, secure, and up to date.
If you want to start from the beginning and create your Drupal site from scratch, check out Drupal 8 Essentials 1: Getting Started.
- Grouping content into categories
- Managing comments
- Adding discussion groups
- Customizing fields and image styles
- Adjusting menus and navigation to help users
- Adding new features with Drupal modules