Creating and administering content


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Creating and administering content

There has been no big changes in how you create content between Drupal 6 and Drupal 7, but there have been a number of small changes and they add up to a lot. So, let's take a look at them. The first thing is what it's called when you create content. In Drupal 6, we have Create content, whereas in Drupal 7, we've either Add content or Add new content. The second thing you notice is the names of the two basic content types are different. In Drupal 6, they were Page and Story, whereas in Drupal 7, they're Basic page and Article.

Let's create a basic page in both Drupal 7 and Drupal 6, and walk for it quickly through the changes on the Content creation page. Starting at the top in Drupal 6, we have the Title, Menu settings and Body. I always thought that Menu settings were sort of strangely placed, and in fact, that's been fixed in Drupal 7. Now we have the Title and Body right up here at the top and Menu settings is at the bottom in this new area called vertical ta...

Creating and administering content
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Creating and administering content provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 7 New Features

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Web
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