Have you ever thought of making your website mobile device friendly? It takes just a bit of CSS, and you can enable access to the content on your current site for users with mobile phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), tablet PCs, and other mobile devices. In this self-paced online [#89] tutorial, I'll offer tips for web developers who use Dreamweaver or Drupal as well as for those who hand code static HTML pages.
In addition to the basic training, I've prepared sample code that you may download and use as you wish, as well as links to further training on a variety of topics, including Basic XHTML and CSS. I'll also cover how to use software-based mobile device emulators on your desktop or laptop computer, and offer tips on how to test your site. Read more »
Learning to create and use Drupal Views can be a daunting prospect! However, Views are very useful, and I think that it's worthwhile to take the time to learn how to use them. Once you've learned how to work with Views, you'll be able to create dynamic pages such as a calendar of events, a list of tutorials and guides, or a targeted guide to the article databases for a particular subject area!
Using this [#80], you'll learn how to create and set up a View. Once you've defined the basic settings, you'll be able to sort the results that your new View generates and use selection criteria to filter your results. You'll also learn how to make a Page-based View actually appear on a Page and how to enable a Block-based View that can be used in the same way as any other Drupal Block.
Blocks are nice, but they don't solve all of your site organization problems. The Panels Module solves some of these problems. If you have a UCB Library Drupal site, go to the modules list and turn on the mini-panels, panel nodes and panels. Look at the information given for each of the module settings and make sure you've turned on the other required modules. Read more »