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Drupal 7 by David Mercer

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Summary

With the advent of Drupal 7, media handling has become far more unified and elegant. In particular, the field-based paradigm, combining with native image handling support has made it super easy to organize and handle how images are styled and presented on a site.

Above and beyond images and files, we also saw how easy it is to leverage third party services, like YouTube, to embed different media types directly into web pages. This is not the only way to serve media files and while Drupal does not have video playing facilities built into the core, there are modules that can help you to serve files from your local or file sharing server. In particular, Media and Video are two that are available for Drupal 7.

Finally, we looked at how ...

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