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Drupal for Education and E-Learning - Second Edition by Bill Fitzgerald, James R. Robertson

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Chapter 3. Getting Started

Now that you have installed your Drupal site, we need to take a look around and see exactly what we have at our disposal. The default Drupal installation is fairly minimalist and this base installation will be modified extensively as we progress through this book.

This chapter will cover the features enabled when the site is installed, and the Drupal-specific terminology used to describe those features.

In this chapter we will cover:

  • The features of the standard Drupal installation
  • Installing user-contributed modules to change the functionality of the core installation and themes to change the look and feel of the site
  • Creating user roles and giving permissions to those roles
  • Creating different types of content
  • Using the Views ...

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