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Working with Blocks in Drupal 7

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    When you're taking the menu and putting it as a block,
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    so that we can put it in the sidebar,
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    it's considered a reusable widget,
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    because if I go to another page on my site,
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    that block is still there.
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    All of our block management pages are under the Structure tab,
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    and we can go ahead and click on Blocks.
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    When you look at this page, it's a very, very long page,
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    but it is divided by regions.
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    So we have a Header region that has no blocks,

Working with Blocks in Drupal 7


In this chapter Michelle will explain what blocks are and how we can use them on our site. We'll look at the demo regions where we can place our blocks, and move some things around. We'll also look at creating our own simple custom block, along with covering the ways that we can change the visibility settings.

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