Appendix D. Views Recipes

Views is a flexible query builder that can be used to format and display data in powerful ways. If you come from a background of hand-coding MySQL queries, you will absolutely love the point-and-click nature of building queries and the ability to override every step of the process. In this appendix, I show the flexibility of views by stepping through the process of creating a number of views I typically use when creating a site. My recommendation is to use this chapter as a starting point when creating views and then search for follow-up questions. Before reading this chapter, read the section on the Views module in Chapter 7.

Please note that I will frequently add to and update this chapter, which is available ...

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