Drupal - Menu Management


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In this chapter we will study about the Menu Management in Drupal. Menu Management is the important part to navigate through your Drupal admin page. Below is the Drupal Menu Management.

Drupal Block & Regions

Dashboard

It displays the list of articles or pages which are created. It is a first screen that will get displayed when you log into administration area.

Drupal Block & Regions

Content

Here you can create, manage and find new pages. Here, the table gets displayed with the detail of the article i.e. status, title, updated, author and operation (Edit and delete).

Drupal Block & Regions

Structure

Structure includes the blocks, manage content types, add new menu links to the site and manage administrative tagging of content.

Drupal Block & Regions
  • Block: Blocks are a container object that is used to organize your content of your website. It can be displayed in the regions on your page.

  • Content types: Content type defines the way the contents are collected and displayed.

  • Menus: Menus are used to set the URL links for your site.

  • Taxonomy: Taxonomy can be thought of classifying website content which display specific content based on taxonomy terms.

Appearance

Here, list of themes are displayed. User can install the theme, update the existing theme or switch the themes.

Drupal Block & Regions

People

You can create a new user account or mange the existing user.

Drupal Block & Regions

Modules

Here you can enable or disable the modules present in it or can install a new module.

Drupal Block & Regions

Configuration

This is an important part in the Drupal Back-End. Any changes done in this configuration, will affect the entire website. Here you can do the user account setting, site information setting or any other general site setting.

Drupal Block & Regions
  • People: Manages the user settings and IP address setting.

  • System: Manages the basic site information, advanced actions and site maintenance task.

  • Content Authoring: Manages the content input by the users including the html tags.

  • User Interface: Sets the shortcut set of menu on the admin account page.

  • Media: Manages the media settings in Drupal sites.

  • Development: Manages the errors and page caching for users.

  • Search and Meta Data: Set the alternative URL for specific page and search engine maintains an index of words found in site content.

  • Web Services: displays the RSS feed from your site.

  • Regional and Language: Sets the website time zone and displays the date and time.

Reports

It displays the information of available updates, recent log messages, site security.

Drupal Block & Regions
  • Status report: Creates your Drupal site status report.

  • Available updates: Gives updation status for you available installed module and themes.

  • Recent log messages: Displays messages which are recently logged.

  • Field List: Displays the list of fields configured on your site.

  • Top 'access denied' errors: Displays access denied error message when user tries to access the unauthorized page.

  • Top 'Page not found' errors: Displays an error message as Page not found when there is no specified URL present in the Drupal site.

  • Top search phrases: Displays the most searched phrases on your Drupal site.

Help

It displays the help screen, where documentation pages of online modules are listed.

Drupal Block & Regions

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