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Spotlight: Views Module

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    [Using Drupal - Job Posting Board, Spotlight: Views Module]
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    [Addison Berry] The Views module is the most popular contributive module in Drupal,
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    and it lets you create listings of things on your site, be they users, comments, nodes, files—all kinds of things.
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    That's really going to help us bring our site together
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    and build the display of the contents that we have so that people can use our site.
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    In this lesson we're going to get an overview of Views and sort of the various pieces that are involved with it.
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    Specifically, we're going to be diving into looking at data types
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    and what that means and why that's important when you start out your view.
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    We'll be looking at displays and the concept of how Views breaks down where your stuff gets displayed.
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    Then we'll walk through the major settings when creating a view and the ones that are most often used to get the work done.

Spotlight: Views Module


The Views module provides listings of data on your site: users, comments, nodes, and more. Any listing of data provided by the Views module is called a view, and most Drupal websites today use Views in many different ways. In this lesson we'll get an overview of the Views module, including some specific concepts and terminology like Data Types and Displays, along with a tour of the major view settings and what they do.