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Drupal 7 Development by Example Beginner's Guide by Kurt Madel

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Quick introduction to Views

It is with good reason that the Views module is the most-installed Drupal 7 contributed module. The Views module offers a very unique way to create custom 'views' of your content that is powerful, flexible, and easier than ever with the new version of Views for Drupal 7. In later chapters, we will dive deeper into custom development for Views, but for now, we will just use Views to quickly create a block, listing all of the site's Recipe content to be displayed on the front page.

Note

A block refers to one of the primary site components of a Drupal site. For the most part, any content on a Drupal page that is not part of the content item or node being displayed, is usually a block. Drupal core includes a number of system ...

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