Drupal Views: Introduction to Enhancing Your Drupal Website

This Views course, created in Drupal 7, will help you learn to use the popular Views module, even if you use Drupal 8.
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  • Lectures 40
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

Upgrade Your Drupal Skills with Views

As of January 2, 2017, 891,662 Drupal sites report that they use Views.

The Views module is used so much that it is a part of Drupal 8 Core which launched November 19, 2015.

This course was created using Drupal 7, but can help you understand the ins and outs of Views even if you are using 8.

When you need to manipulate the display of the content on your Drupal site, Views are the way to go!

Get started customizing your Drupal site with this course. I designed this course to be easily understood by users new of Views, though you should be familiar with navigating Drupal.

You will learn how to:

  • display your view on your site's front page
  • filter by content types, authors and more
  • Add and rearrange sort orders
  • update the format of Views
  • grant or deny user access to Views
  • refresh content with AJAX settings.
  • and more

Follow along with your own Drupal test sites.

At the end of this course, you will be comfortable building your first few Views.

Enroll today because you are ready to create Views now.

What are the requirements?

  • You should already be familiar with Drupal, and know how to navigate a site, and know standard Drupal terminology.
  • You should also have Administrator permissions, and a test site to freely use to follow along with the exercises in this course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Comfortably navigate the Views builder screen.
  • Build Views for Page displays, Block displays, and attachments

Who is the target audience?

  • This Views course is meant for those not yet familiar with constructing Views and/or those looking for a refresher on Views. No prior Views knowledge is needed. This course is probably not for you is you're looking for more advanced and complex Views.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome

Welcome to this Drupal Views course on Udemy.com

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Make the most out of this course. Follow these steps for a successful course experience, and as always, feel free to message me or post a discussion.

Section 2: Setting Up the Drupal Views Course

A note about Setting Up the Drupal Views Course


Start the course by downloading the projects you will need to create Views in Drupal:

  • Views
  • ChaosTools Suite (CTools)
  • Devel (optional)

Use the Devel project to quickly generate nodes, users, and more.

4 pages

This printable Section Walkthrough takes you through how to set up this Drupal Views course


Important Topics to Remember in this Section of the Drupal Views Course

Section 3: Introduction to the Views Modules for Drupal

An Overview of the Topics Covered in this Section of the Drupal Views Course


Take a quick look at the Views module page, and learn how to enable Views


Take a look at a View that is already built into Drupal to better understand the Views environment


Learn what to look for when you are modifying Views in Drupal

5 pages

This printable Section Walkthrough takes you through Section 3: Introduction to the Views Modules of this Drupal Views course


Important Topics to Remember in this Section of the Drupal Views Course

Section 4: Working with Page Views

An Overview of the Topics Covered in this Section of the Drupal Views Course


Download the document in the Resources section of this lecture to follow along with this exercise on modifying a built-in page View in Drupal


Turn your Page View into your Drupal site's front page in just a few steps


Create a Page View in Drupal


Learn how to sort the way your nodes are displayed in your Drupal Page View


Learn how to Filter the nodes in your Drupal Page View


Learn how to display certain fields from your Drupal nodes, like Title, Author, the Image, etc.


Fields in Drupal have different setting options. In this lecture you will learn how to make changes to some of those options in your Page View

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This printable Section Walkthrough takes you through Section 4: Working with Page Views of this Drupal Views course


Important Topics to Remember in this Section of the Drupal Views Course

Section 5: Other Options for Views in Drupal

An Overview of the Topics Covered in this Section of the Drupal Views Course

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Now that you know how to create a Page View in Drupal, learn how to turn that View into a Block

2 pages

Drupal 8 Users, your Block Views will not be in the Disabled section of Blocks like it was in Drupal 7.


An example and exercise using Contextual Filters in Views.


Learn how to modify who can, and who cannot have access to display your View


Export and Import your Drupal Views

1 page

Learn how to display the SQL that runs behind your Drupal Views.

8 pages

This printable Section Walkthrough takes you through Section 5: Other View Options of this Drupal Views course


Important Topics to Remember in this Section of the Drupal Views Course

Section 6: Drupal Views Exercises

Drupal Views Exercise: Modifying an Existing View


Drupal Views Exercise: Creating a View (Page & Block Displays)

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Drupal Views Exercise: Creating a Site Index

Section 7: Wrap Up

Thanks for being a part of this Udemy.com course. I hope that it has helped to further your understanding of Drupal Views. if you have any questions, please let me know. I look forward to feedback.

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