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Drupal 7 by David Mercer

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Creating a basic view

It's now time to turn our focus onto creating a brand new view. To do this, click on the Add new view tab at the top of the views page. This brings up a basic dialog that can be used to create the general settings for this view, as shown in the following screenshot:

Creating a basic view

Choose a meaningful name (only alphanumeric characters and underscores) and take the time to add a brief description on this page. Often, a website will end up with a fair number of different views, and it can be tricky to remember which view is for what if you haven't named and described them accurately from the start.

Towards the bottom of this page, the ...

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