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How Does Drupal Work?

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    [Using Drupal - Drupal Overview - How Does Drupal Work? - with Addison Berry]
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    Now that we have some history and context, under our belt,
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    it's time to take a deeper look at Drupal itself and the pieces that are there.
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    So in this lesson, we're going to be taking a look at the Drupal stack.
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    So what are all of the technologies, and what are all the pieces of Drupal,
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    and how are they layered on top of one another
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    to get us from our web server to a web page that somebody can see on the web?
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    Then we're going to break out the major components
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    of Drupal that everybody has to kind of work with.

How Does Drupal Work?


In this lesson we're going to break down the "Drupal stack" to understand what pieces are working here and how they relate to each other. We'll take a tour of the major components of Drupal itself, like nodes and users, and then have a brief discussion about ways of organizing content.