Drupal - Book Module


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In this chapter we will study about Book Module in Drupal. Books have an in-built hierarchical navigation, which means that you can organize them to read in a special order. The book content type also allows you to create your website content easier for site visitors to print.

Following are the simple steps to configure Book module in Drupal.

Step (1): Enable the Book in Modules and click on Save configuration.

drupal book module

Step (2): Next, click on Content and check the boxes, select the content type that you want to enable for books.

drupal book module

Click on Save configuration button to save your content type.

Step (3): Click on Create content -> Book page or on Shortcut bar Book page as shown below.

drupal book module

Spread out the section under Book outline and select create a new book. You can set the weight to 0.

Click on Save button and your top level page is created.

Step (4): Once your book has been created, you can create children on any page in your book by clicking the Add child link at the bottom of the book page.

drupal book module

Step (5): Further, click on Content management -> Books -> List as shown below. Next, click on edit order and titles under Operations column.

drupal book module

Step (6): You will see the screen as shown below. This page allows you to move your book pages around to fit your needs. Press and hold on the four pronged arrow and move it to the position to rearrange your pages. You can as well drag the page to the right to make it a child of a page.

drupal book module

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