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Drupal Basics Part 3 Create a new page Main tabs menu Using the theme Agricultural Communications Services Integrated Media Training Sessions
How to Create a New Page in Drupal After you login, go to create content on the navigation menu Then select Page How to Create a New Page in Drupal slide 1
A. Title the page the exact way you want it to read B. Menu link title If the new page will be a link on the primary link menu, what is the title of the link? Or leave blank for now. C. Choose D. 0 is the default E. Begin adding text/images to the editing region Drupal Basics How to Create a New Page in Drupal slide 2
F. With some text added to the editing region, go to URL path settings and title the page. (no special characters or spaces) G. Save the new page F G drupal_basics How to Create a New Page in Drupal slide 3
Take a look at the menu settings. Choose Menus Choose Main Tabs Main Tab Menu slide 1 Main tabs in UKAg header Go to the navigation menu, and click on administer.
When you click on Main Tabs, you will see the menu as it appears on your site. At the top, you can add item (another link) or edit the menu The link News is listed first. It is enabled, so you will see it on the nav. bar. Expanded enables children links. (Like the Educational Resources dropdown links) You can edit or delete links by clicking the edit button. Lets look more closely at the edit function for a menu item Main Tab Menu slide 2
This is the news link information. Path is the url or page name This is the title of the link and description when you hover over the item The link is enabled Under Parent item dropdown, it shows that it is a main tab Edit Menu Item Menus: Edit Menu Item slide 3
Path: add url, or Menu link title: name the link Description: add information Click on Enabled Parent item: Save How to Add a Menu Item Menus: How to Add a Menu Item slide 4 Click on the Add item tab.
How to Add a Sub-link to an Existing Menu Item In this example, Educational Resources has a few drop down links. In order to create these links, the main link needs to have the expanded box selected. Menus: How to Add a Sub-link to an Existing Menu Item slide 5
If you need to create a new drop down link: Go to the Add item tab Path: enter the url or the text Menu link title: name the link, (this example the name of the new link is new link) Description: add information Click on Enabled Parent item: find the menu title you want this new link to be associated with on the menu. In this example, the sub-link or child relates to Educational Resources Save Menus: How to Add a Sub-link to an Existing Menu Item slide 6
Now, when you look at the menu list, you will see the new drop down link If you decide that the sub-link needs to be the first link in the drop down, click on the icon and drag the link to where you want it. Click Save Configuration Check the link on the main bar Menus: How to Add a Sub-link to an Existing Menu Item slide 7
This concludes Drupal Basics Part 3 Thank you for using this training session. Drupal Basics sessions available: Drupal Basics Part 1 An overview Login information Edit the homepage Drupal Basics Part 2 Toolbar basics Add a hyperlink Drupal Basics Part 3 Create a new page Main tabs menu Drupal Basics Part 4 Insert a file Insert a image Alter an image Using the theme Drupal Basics Part 5 Understanding Blocks Menus: How to Add a Sub-link to an Existing Menu Item slide 8