Creating Summary Views with Dates

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    In this chapter we're going to build a block, a block that I refer to as a summary block.
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    What this block does is give us a listing, by month,
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    the amount of pieces of content we published in that month.
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    So you'll be able to place that block on your pages,
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    and your visitors will be able to see it, by month,
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    how many times something was posted there that month.
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    So if they want to see, okay.
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    They've got 50 pieces or 50 articles posted in December; let's check it out.
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    They can then click on the month.
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    That will then bring them to a page
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Creating Summary Views with Dates

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In this video Kyle will show you how to use views to create a summary list block which lists the months and years for our content, and shows how many posts were created in each month/year. We'll be using Views contextual filters and the core date created field.

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