Introduction to WYSIWYG and Media Management

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    [Introduction - WYSIWYG and Media Management for Drupal 7]
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    [Chapter 1 with Kyle Hofmeyer]
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    In this series I'm going to cover the WYSIWYG module
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    and other modules that allow us to bring media, especially images, into our content.
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    I've built a lot of Drupal sites, and a lot of the times I'm asked,
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    "So, where's the editor?" And that's a common question a lot of Drupal people get.
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    A WYSIWYG editor is somewhat frowned upon when it comes to developers and themers
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    just because it adds another level of complexity,
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    it adds another level of having to teach your end users how to use it,
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    and it just usually brings in a bunch of bad code
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    because people don't understand best practices.
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    In this series I'm going to cover those best practices,
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    how you can use other modules and different methods
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    of getting images into your text areas with WYSIWYG or with just an image field,
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    and I'm going to explain to you the differences of those methods,
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    the advantage and disadvantage of those methods.
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    So basically, this entire series is going to be a whirlwind lesson
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    of how to use WYSIWYG--how to install it, how to configure it,
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    how to choose an editor, go get one and install the editor itself.
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    I'm going to discuss advantages and disadvantages of using the editor.
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    I'm going to go over everything that's going to get you up and running
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    and help your end users be able to provide content to your site
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    and a more natural way of using something such as an editor
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    that is just like using a word processor.
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    This allows people that are participating with your website
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    to do things like bold and italics and float images to the left or right of text
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    all without having to have CSS or programming knowledge.
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    It's a big question I'm always asked: "Where is the editor?"
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    Well, this series is going to answer that
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    and teach you everything you need to know about WYSIWYG.

Introduction to WYSIWYG and Media Management

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I'm always asked about Drupal: "Where is the editor?" Well, this series is going to answer that and teach you everything you need to know about WYSIWYG.

I’ll cover the WYSIWYG module and other modules that allow us to bring media, especially images, into our content. I'll cover best practices for using a WYSIWYG module, how you can use other modules, and various methods of getting images into your text areas with WYSIWYG or with just an image field, and I'll explain the differences among various methods.

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