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

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Views for the teacher blog and assignments

Now that we have created some sample content, we are ready to complete the final step in creating the teacher blog: adding a view to display the content types in one place. As discussed in detail in Chapter 3, Getting Started, we need to complete the following three main steps to create a view:

  1. Add a view. We need to do the following:
    • Describe the view
    • Select the type of data and filters
    • Select a display type
    • Set display type options
    • Set the display format
  2. Edit the view. We need to do the following:
    • Add fields
    • Add/edit filters
    • Add/edit contextual filters (optional)
    • Edit display format (optional)
    • Set additional configuration options (optional)
  3. Define multiple display types (optional)
  4. Override the default values (optional) ...

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