Working with the toolbar and the shortcut bar


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Working with the toolbar and the shortcut bar

One of the most popular modules in Drupal's history is called Administration Menu. It's a fairly simple module. It's just a strip of pop down menus at the top of the screen, but it makes site management a lot easier for administrators. Drupal 7 successfully incorporated that module's main feature as the toolbar, which you see at the top of every page in this black area. You'll only see it though if you have permission to see it and of course as the site administrator, we can see it ourselves. You can change that permission of course in Permissions.

Just below that is the shortcut bar, this gray area right here. Technically the shortcut bar is actually part of the toolbar, so everyone who can see the toolbar can also see the shortcut bar. The difference between the two is that the links in the toolbar are frozen in place. They're Drupal's main clickable interface and you can't change it. It's basically the Administer menu from Drupal 6, but made horizonta...

Working with the toolbar and the shortcut bar
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Working with the toolbar and the shortcut bar provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 7 New Features

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