Hour 20. Laying Out Panels and Pages

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

• How Panel Pages Are Built

• Creating a Front Page from a Panel Page

• Adding Content to Panel Pages


You have seen how Drupal provides default and automated mechanisms for displaying your content without your having to do anything special. For many people, these defaults are sufficient to build a remarkably cost-efficient and effective site.

But, Drupal does not end there. Many people want the control and fine-tuning that they can achieve with hand-crafted HTML. Drupal’s panels let you lay out displays in a traditional way.

In this hour, you will see how to get started with panels and the pages that use them. The Panels module has evolved ...

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