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Attaching Panels to a Node using Panel Nodes

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    Attaching Panels to a Node using Panel Nodes
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    with Amber Matz
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    AMBER MATZ: The panel nodes module allows you to create basic one-off
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    node pages with multi-column layouts and custom content.
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    While it doesn't contain the full functionality of panels
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    such as the ability to utilize contacts,
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    it does provide you with the features of a node such as adding
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    a menu item, URL alias, comments, and authoring information combined
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    with the main features of panels-- the ability to place components
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    and widgets in a multi-column layout.

Attaching Panels to a Node using Panel Nodes


Panel Nodes module comes packaged with Panels and provides a new content type called Panel.

In this lesson...

  • Enable Panel Nodes module
  • Create a new node using Panel content type
  • Build a simple multi-column page

By the end of this lesson, you will understand the basic functionality of Panel Nodes and why you may or may not want to use it to build one-off pages on your site.

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