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Drupal 7 by David Mercer

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Working with blocks

As we saw briefly in Chapter 1, Introduction to Drupal, blocks contain functionality or content that is visible in various places around the site depending on where you choose to show them. Blocks are often generated by modules, but it is also possible to create them manually. Since many modules generate blocks automatically, it is always wise to pay the blocks section a visit whenever a new module has been enabled.

When we talk about working with blocks, what we are really saying is: "How do we want to present the functionality and content of the site to the user?" Naturally, everyone should strive to make a striking and unique site, and layout configuration is a big part of that especially since it governs how a site ...

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