Join Tom Geller for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing, exporting, and cloning views, part of Drupal 6: Online Presentation of Data.
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One of Drupal's current weaknesses is that it's not all that great at…exchanging nodes or users from one Drupal site to another. The Views module…however, has some terrific utilities in this area. So you can share views from…one site to another fairly easily or clone views within a site for faster…development. There are a few gotchas though, so here's an overview.…First, let's go to our list of views and we'll talk about a few links we…haven't really talked about yet. We know what List does. It gives us this…screen and we know what Add does. It creates a new view.…
What we're going to talk about in this video is the Import and the Tools link.…There are few other links too. If we edit any view as we're going to do now by…editing the People view, we also see Export and Clone. Import, as you can imagine, …brings in a view from another site while Tools lets you do various…things to your views overall. Export and Clone act on an individual view.…Let's actually go ahead and clone this People view. We'll click on Clone and…
- 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