Training Outline: How to Guide

How to Manage Content

Find "How-tos" on all the things in your CMS environment. 

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If you have not taken in person training, sign up! Workshops are available, too. 

Need an understanding of Drupal terminology, navigating the admin panel, and what content types vs custom blocks are? Start here!

We now have a training video on the UCR Learning Center! You'll need to log in with your Net ID. 

Drupal Training Video


Heard of the term but not sure how it relates to Drupal? Certain Content Types need taxonomy vocabularies to be populated with terms. 

How to Log In

Site Wide Configurations

Need to change things like your site's name, slogan, footer components, or organization link? Those are site wide configurations. 

Add Contributor, Editors, and Site Builders

Site builders are able to add users to a site, learn how!

The Home Page (front/landing node)

Drupal asks what node should be the home page. Learn how to edit your existing home page, change it if necessary, or what to do if your home page is coming up "not found".


Working with Content

Layout Builder

A new tool is replacing Panelizer. It is called the Layout Builder. Sites still using the Panels Dashboard should make plans to move to Layout Builder before the end of 2020. 
 how to use Layout Builder

Content Types Custom Blocks

Please note that with the July update, any newly created custom blocks will be set as "draft" and will need to be updated to "published" to be visible for visitors.  

Using the WYSIWYG