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Movie Project: Use Quicktabs with Panel Pages for Drupal 7

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In this exercise you will build and position quicktabs within a panel page.


Build and place quicktabs in a panel page.


You will need the following knowledge and skills. If you need a review, check out the Additional resources section at the bottom of this page.

  1. How information can be presented within a quicktab.
  2. Place quicktabs in panel pages.

Wireframe reference

You will need to refer to the wireframe collection PDF.

  • News

Screenshot of News page with tabs:



Install the Quicktabs module.

Create a content type for the News article, and generate test content.

Create a views block to display news filtered by News Category.

Create a set of quicktabs to contain the news.

Create a panels page to contain the quicktabs block containing news.


  • News articles need to be categorized into Movie and Celebrity news.


  • Quicktabs can contain a range of content, but is most often used for views.
  • Quicktabs can be placed within panels.

Further your understanding

Additional resources

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Hands-On Exercises: Movie Project