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All Drupal instructions – Index page

This page compiles all Drupal instructions. Drupal is the content management system of the aalto.fi website.

For Drupal beginners

New to Drupal? Start your journey here.

Best practices for Drupal beginners

New at Drupal and having trouble designing a good-looking page? Look no further! Here are some best practices for creating content at aalto.fi.

Components

Text components for aalto.fi

There are a few different ways to display actual text at aalto.fi. Learn the difference between a quote and a highlight.

Components for hub landing pages

Learn about the components that are exclusive for hub landing pages. Learn also about which components that can only be used for select hubs.

Liftups and links

Liftups visualise content

Here, you'll find a short description of and a link to the different liftup components available to you at aalto.fi. With them, you can visualise and highlight the versatile content on the site.

Manual liftups

The component offers you four display modes: small, mini liftup, medium, and accordion. Why not try them out!

Single liftup

Single liftup is a great way to highlight an important aalto.fi source of information. Learn how!

External liftup

Links to external content can be made to fit in visually with the rest of your page using external liftups. Here is how!

People liftups

Use this component when you want to show contact details for a department, service unit, or members in a project, for example.

Links: How to create and highlight?

When creating content at aalto.fi or anywhere else online, it’s often useful to link to other webpages. However, there are a few things to consider when adding links at aalto.fi.

Page types

How to create and edit an article page at aalto.fi

An article page can be used to present any type of information or content. The topic can be, for example, collaboration options, a certain research area or architecture in Otaniemi. Here's how to do that.

Video tutorials

Note that some features may be outdated in some tutorials, as the site has been updated since their creation.

Video tutorials: aalto.fi

Aalto.fi tutorials on one page. Learn, e.g. how to create an article, event, how to utilise tagging, and what are liftups.

How to create and edit an article page at aalto.fi

An article page can be used to present any type of information or content. The topic can be, for example, collaboration options, a certain research area or architecture in Otaniemi. Here's how to do that.

Tagging content at aalto.fi

When creating new content, you can use metadata, such as tagging, to help people to find your page. Metadata defines how the page will relate to other pages at aalto.fi and helps users find relevant content. This tutorial explains metadata for creating new content.

Liftups visualise content

Here, you'll find a short description of and a link to the different liftup components available to you at aalto.fi. With them, you can visualise and highlight the versatile content on the site.

Profiles at aalto.fi

On this page you will find more information on the personnel profiles used at the aalto.fi website.

Attachments and accessibility

Other instructions

Duplicating content

Want to reuse a page you've created before as a template for a new one? Read on!
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