Tutorial

Which News Updates appear on the front page?

As pictured below, there are only two news updates that appear on the homepage. How do you get a news update to show up on the front page? Which two news updates will appear? 

Complexity
Beginner

How to unpublish content

Say you want to unpublish a piece of content that someone else originally authored. If you just go straight to the piece of content and click unpublish, you may find out that you no longer have the edit operation available to you on the content overview page. This is by design. Only the author should be able to publish a piece of content. You wouldn't want someone else publishing your content that you're still working on, would you?

Complexity
Beginner

How to center an Image

How do you center an image?

  1. Click "Add Content" in the Additional Content section
  2. Within that new section, add an image through the "Insert Media from Library" button
  3. In the css field put the word centered

Note that all of the contents of that one section will be centered. The title will be centered as well. 

Complexity
Intermediate

How to center text

There are multiple ways to accomplish any task in drupal. Including text formating. Here are 4 ways to center text (or any other content) starting with the simplest method.

Method 1

Highlight a paragraph and click the text align center button

Complexity
Intermediate

How to view block formatting and source html tags

Webpages are made up of html markup. If you click the source button you will see these html elements enclosed in <> characters. All html elements have an opening and closing tag. Notice that the closing tag has a forward slash in it.

Here is what the source of a paragraph element looks like.

<p>This paragraph has an opening and closing tag </p>


Complexity
Intermediate

How to add an orange dotted line

  1. Type two sections of text
  2. Highlight the section you would like to have the orange dotted line above
  3. Select "Dotted" from the Styles dropdown

Note that you can only have one style selected on any block of text. That means if you select the "H3 Center" style, you can't also select the dotted section for that block of text.

Complexity
Intermediate