By Gregg Marshall

ISBN-10: 1785886967

ISBN-13: 9781785886966

Key Features

  • A sensible, step by step advisor with illustrative examples to provide you a transparent realizing of Drupal eight views
  • Get the single booklet out there that talks approximately Drupal eight perspectives and their significance for developers
  • Get an realizing of the way perspectives paintings and the way they assist to create modular applications

Book Description

Learn how you can construct advanced monitors of content—all with out programming.

Views have been used on greater than eighty% of all Drupal 7 websites; now they're a part of the Drupal eight center. whereas such a lot web site developers and placement proprietors are conscious of perspectives, they do not know how to take complete benefit of their strength to create many outstanding pages and blocks. in the event that they use perspectives, they could construct 10 various view screens with various filters, with no understanding contextual clear out will require just a unmarried display.

Using our pattern corporation, we are going to take its current content material and evolve an ever extra complicated and robust web site for that corporation, beginning with adapting the management the consumer sees and relocating directly to making complicated pages of data for web site visitors.

While the booklet is written for Drupal eight, the similarities among perspectives in Drupal 7 and eight make this an invaluable reference for Drupal 7 web site developers also.

What you'll learn

  • Create screens of content material which are instantly up-to-date if you happen to upload new content
  • Show maps and rotating picture carousels in your site
  • Combine content material to create composite screens utilizing an analogous facts in numerous ways
  • Use fields from multiple content material variety to create robust perspectives of multi-table data
  • Modify the sphere info being displayed, combining it in several methods or altering the HTML that may be usually generated
  • Add headers and footers above and lower than a perspectives display
  • Make the output of your view glance precisely just like the dressmaker specifies
  • Change the order within which a listing of content material is displayed, restrict the content material proven to simply sure content material varieties or values
  • Filter content material utilizing values handed to the view within the URL, creating a unmarried view paintings assorted ways

About the Author

Gregg Marshall has been utilizing Drupal due to the fact 2006. whereas he put in Drupal five, his first creation web site used to be Drupal 6. He began his profession as a software program engineer, switched to sales/marketing in an unrelated undefined, and drifted again to improvement. After attending DrupalCon 2010 in San Francisco, Gregg switched from channel advertising that used Drupal for microsites to being a full-time Drupal developer.

Gregg works as a consultant/contractor, often mentoring in-house improvement groups on Drupal most sensible practices. His present agreement is with WebNY, the place he serves because the senior Drupal architect for the kingdom of latest York, aiding construct a unmarried platform for the entire state's websites.

Gregg is a speaker at Drupal Camps and is a certified speaker to 30+ institutions and company conferences. He has over four hundred released articles in numerous guides. Gregg has a bachelor's measure in chemistry, a master's measure in electric engineering, and a master's measure in company management. he's an Acquia qualified Drupal Grand Master.

Table of Contents

  1. Up and operating with Views
  2. Views from Scratch
  3. Sorting and Filtering
  4. Contextual Filters
  5. Relationships
  6. Add-on Modules
  7. Field Rewrites
  8. Customizing Views
  9. Advanced View Settings
  10. Theming Views
  11. Content forms for a pattern Site

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