How to Plan Your Site's Data Structure for Drupal 7


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Planning your site's data structure

I am going to show you different ways that you can split up data that you already have. The way you split it up, defines how much work it takes to get the data in but it also defines how much you can get out of the data later. The examples we will use are only for this video. We are going to start with a fresh installation of Drupal right after we are done with this. So don't worry if your site doesn't look like this. We are not going to continue on with it during the course. I have already put some information into the site from the exercise files. If you have them you can do the same, using information from the video using the exercise files.

I have set this up so that we see the same information in three different ways. First, in what I call a flat format, where you have the name then just all of the other information. Then we have it split out a little bit more so we have the name, separate from the Home address, from the Office address and then from the Office phone. The thir...

Planning your site's data structure
Video duration: 3m 31s 4h 23m Intermediate

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Planning your site's data structure provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 7: Reporting and Visualizing Data

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