Importing, exporting, and cloning views


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Importing, exporting, and cloning views

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 actu...

Importing, exporting, and cloning views
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Importing, exporting, and cloning views provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 6: Online Presentation of Data

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