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  1. alicewebmaster Create contents with the new Content Management System (Drupal): Workflow for page editors

  2. alicewebmaster Outline • Collaboration Layout • Content Creation and edition • Searching for your pages • Copy-Paste: Bad practices • More Info

  3. alicewebmaster Collaboration Layout 4 1 3 2 5 Login Menu (Contents) Content Body Menu (Primary Links) Meetings (Calendar) News Block 6

  4. alicewebmaster Create Content (new Page) Login into the system using your NICE CERN account After login you will get: • Dropdown menu for users with the proper rights (Admin, Secretaries) • User Menu Block

  5. alicewebmaster Create Content (new Page) Suppose you want to create a new page to put some Figures about some ALICE detectors. That page should appear in the Content Menu under: Physics Detector Performance

  6. alicewebmaster Create Content (new Page) Select from dropdown menu: Content management Create content Page Or select from User Menu Block: Create content Page

  7. alicewebmaster Create Content (new Page) Set the Title of your page If this page will appear in the menu. Click on “Menu settings” to see the options Set the navigation Title Select the parent Item in the content menu Edit the Content Body of your page

  8. alicewebmaster Create Content (new Page) Edit the Content Body of your page with a WYSWYG editor like Word Keep the pointer over a toolbar icon to see the help text Change to Edit HTML code using the “Source” button

  9. alicewebmaster Copy-Paste: Bad practices • While copy-pasting of contents, try not to drag into the page the format from your document source. As a consequence: • Awful display of pages (public is seeing this). • Hard to maintain pages (most of the time you will have to redo the job or clean all unwanted HTML tags into the sorce code). • No HTML(Text) editor is free of this. Just think when you try to copy from a PDF file to WORD. WORD is a clever software and fails why do you expect a HTML editor to behave better?

  10. alicewebmaster Insert Image/link to file (Upload) User Insert/Edit Image/Link buttons to add or edit Image/Link properties The Image/Link properties dialogbox will appear Use the Browser Server button to select and upload the file/image (next slide) .

  11. alicewebmaster “Browser Server” File manager Menu: Upload: Add new files to the current dir Thumbnail: Create thumbnail of the selected image(s) Delete: Delete the selected file(s) Resize: Resize the setected image(s) Unzip: unzip the selected file (use to upload multiplfiles) Manage directories: Add/Remove directories Send to FCKEditor: Send back the link to the selected file to the Editor . File browser Directory browser Preview Log activity Note: Some directories or menu options could be not present depending on your permission

  12. alicewebmaster Create Content (new Page) Set the URL of the page: Drupal no not create folder structure in the URL Here you can mimic URL address inserting here the full path (by yourself) If you don’t set the URL, then the URL will set automatically to something like /node/14326 PREVIEW action doesn’t save changes of the content. Use as many times until you are satisfied with your work. SAVE action to finish your work

  13. alicewebmaster Content Mangement:Looking for your pages? Drupal doesn’t provide a “Explorer” View of contents Filtering is the way to look for your content Select from dropdown menu: Content Manament Content Manament Filter Or from User Menu Block: Administer Content Manament Content Manament Filter

  14. alicewebmaster Looking for your pages? Hereyou can seetheresult of theprocess of select username: genoud Click to Edit the page

  15. Editing a Page alicewebmaster Switch between EDIT and VIEW mode See previous REVISIONS and revert the old content Add a Log message in Revision information section before save the changes 1. Every time you SAVE a new revision is created. 2. Use PREVIEWto see your changes before save the content. 3. DELETEaction is definitive. All the revision information is lost, do not ask for help at this point. 1 2 3

  16. alicewebmaster Manage the Contents Menu Explanation help appears on the page Create a new menu item: Link to any page in the server or an external link User Menu Block: Administer Menus Contents

  17. alicewebmaster Create a Image gallery • Create a Page • In the body of the page write: [bg | path/to/your/gallery/folder] Example: [bg|Social-Events/2008/Mechoui2008|5|150|sort|all|#f5f7e7] The root dir for all galleries files is set to the galleries folder In the example the path is: Social-Events/2008/Mechoui2008 Thelastpartis no needed. You can use it ifyouneedtooverwritethe default settings |5|150|sort|all|#f5f7e7 • Num of columns • Imagewidth • Sortedbyname • Show allimages • Background color

  18. alicewebmaster Create a Image gallery (Example) Herehttp://drupal.org/project/brilliant_gallery you can found more infoabout configure galleries

  19. alicewebmaster Create User News By selecting the appropriate tag, the News Blocks in the front page are properly filled

  20. alicewebmaster More info • This is not a definite guide • Check the Editor Rules page • http://aliweb.cern.ch/editorRules.html • That page is editable so feel free to send us the pieces of information you might believe can be added there. • Contact Webmaster • http://aliweb.cern.ch/contact.html