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Drupal by David Mercer

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Working with Blocks

As we saw briefly in Chapter 2, blocks contain information or related data that is visible in various places around the site—depending on where you choose to show them. Blocks are often generated by modules, but it is also possible to create them manually. Since many modules generate blocks automatically, it is always wise to pay the blocks section a visit whenever a new module has been enabled, because chances are that you have some new settings to play with.

OK, we know what blocks are, so what are we discussing in this section? Well, when we talk about working with blocks, what we are really saying is"How do we want to present the functionality of the site to the user?" Naturally, everyone should strive to make a striking ...

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