Course Summary


Course name:
Drupal 7 New Features

Tom Geller

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Software works on:
Mac and Windows

In Drupal 7 New Features, author Tom Geller demonstrates changes to the Drupal 7 administrative interface and other enhancements that have come out of its three-year development period. This course covers its simplified installation process, new themes that will help kick-start design projects, the customizable shortcut bar that puts often-used commands in easy reach, update procedures that leverage its browser-based interface, and a new way of defining fields to create complex content types without additional modules.
Topics include:

* Configuring the new Dashboard
* Using contextual link controls
* Exploring new themes
* Reviewing the new modules
* Understanding the expanded block system
* Using images in content
* Allowing users to delete accounts
* Testing modules with the Testing module
* Building themes using Drupal Gardens