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Drupal 7: Visual QuickStart Guide by Tom Geller

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6. Improving Access to Content

In This Chapter

Making Content Searchable

Directing Traffic with Menus

Laying Out Your Site with Blocks

Librarians have a saying: “You don’t need to know everything. You just need to know how to find out about everything.” As the administrator for your Drupal site, you’re the librarian, with power to make information easy to find and understand... or not.

Drupal gives you tools to organize your content, most importantly:

• Search

• Menus

• Blocks

The first two are fairly easy to explain, and in fact you already learned a little about menus in the section “To create a menu item that links to a node” in Chapter 3, “Creating and Managing Content.”

Blocks, on the other hand, have far more options. They are in essence ...

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