Drupal Panels - Go Beyond the Basic Layout
So you use Drupal, and have heard of Panels. Maybe you have even seen them in action, but you don't know the ins and outs yet.
Maybe you are tired of being confined to placing your content in Sidebar Second, or Triptych Middle, or any other built-in block region. Or maybe you want different layouts for different roles, permissions, or situations.
If that sounds like you, then you are going to want to take this course.
In this Panels course you will:
This is a No Code course for Panel beginners. If you are looking to add CSS (beyond the Stylizer), or PHP, this might not be the course for you.
Take a look at the curriculum, see if this course is for you.
I'd love to have you in class, so if it is, scroll up and click the ENROLL button, because you can take your layout to the next level this week!
Welcome to this Introduction to Drupal Panels course on Udemy.com
Set up this Drupal Panels course by installing the Panels and CTool modules
If you don't currently have content in your sandbox site for this Drupal Panels course, you can quickly add nodes, people, comments, and more with the Devel module
In this first project, I walk you how to create a Panel Page using the built-in layout categories of 1, 2, and 3 columns
A step-by-step, printable exercise that walks you through creating a Panel Page in Drupal
In this project, I walk you how to create a Panel Page using the Builder's layout category, Flexible layout
This printable exercise allows you to create a Panel Page using the Builder's Flexible layout
A walkthrough of the of the Builder's Flexible Layout exercise
Now that you have created a few Panel Pages, learn about some of the settings that you can modify
Learn about the default Style settings available for Panels
Learn to create your own custom Styles by using the Stylizer
Who should see the content in your Panel Panes?
Set the Regions that your Content Panes can move to
The In-Place is a quick way to make changes to your Panels while not in the Page Manager
In this exercise you will be:
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A Variant is a different version of your Panel. Maybe it has a different layout, different content, or different visibility rules. In this section you will learn two different ways to create Variants, and options you can set within your Variants
Create a Variant of a Page Panel by using the Add Variant button
Create a Variant of a Page Panel by cloning it
Change you Panel Page from 2 columns to 3, or 3 columns to 1, or 1 to a custom layout, whatever meets your needs.
Set rules on which Variant will be shown to your Drupal site users
Learn to Export your Variants
Learn to Delete your Variants
Learn to Disable your Variants
Learn how to create Mini Panels and use them within Block Regions of your Drupal site
Quickly add Mini Panel to Page Panels
Thanks for being a part of this Udemy course. I hope that it has helped to further your understanding of Panel in Drupal. If you have any questions, please let me know. I look forward to your feedback & review.
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