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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?

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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.