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Learning Drupal 8 by Richard Jones, Nick Abbott

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Basic pages

In this chapter, we will focus on just the core content types: Article and Basic page.

We'll discuss step by step how to create content of these types and how to adjust their settings.

Let's imagine for argument's sake that you want create the following pages:

  • Home
  • Our Services
  • Our Clients
  • Contact us
  • About us
  • News
  • Blog

With this in mind, let's go about creating these pages and linking them into the Main Navigation menu.

Right now, you are going to see how to create basic 'container' pages that come with nothing more than a single rich text area in which you can add your content. Later, in Chapter 6, Structure, you will see how you can include blocks within these pages too. For example, the news page should list out all of the news items.

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