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Drupal 7 by David Mercer

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Introduction to Panels

Panels are a powerful and convenient way to create dynamic and complex web pages. Up until now, a given posting was just a single node being displayed on a page. Views allow us to build lists of content, which is a step up on single nodes, but Panels completes the picture by providing a mechanism for combining nodes and views and all sorts of other content and features into a single page.

One of the most common uses of Panels is for the landing or the front page of a website. Often, a simple list or single page of content is not really sufficient to show off the full scope of a site. For example, a news website may wish to show the latest headlines from a range of important topics such as business, world news, sports, ...

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