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Todd Tomlinson, Beginning Backdrop CMS, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1970-6_10

10. Views

Todd Tomlinson

(1)Tigard, Oregon, USA

If you ask anyone who has used Backdrop for a while what the “killer module” is, the answer will likely be Views, Layout, or custom content types. In that list, Views is usually mentioned first, and it’s the module that many users say they can’t live without. What does the Views module do that is so special? Simply stated, Views provides an easy-to-use interface for selecting and displaying lists of content on your web site. Examples of how you might use Views include

  • Displaying the most recent news posts posted to your web site, sorted in descending order by the date of posting

  • Displaying a list of company locations ...

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