Node access is not an uncommon topic in the Drupal community so why bother writing about it? Well, if you are new to Drupal or if you have been around it for awhile, unless you have had a need to manage content access, you probably haven't spent a lot of time thinking about your options. In this short article I am going to explore the idea of node access in Drupal and different ways to view it.
Earlier this year I had some client inquiries regarding Drupal's Organic Groups. I wasn't familiar with OG at the time so I started to investigate. The documentation was not exactly abundant or clear so I decided to figure it out on my own.
I have had a couple people ask how to manage group membership so here is a quick how-to on the subject.
This article considers the insert view module as a means of adding a view to a page. With this method, you don't need a unique content type, you just need to enable the insert_view filter. This is probably the easiest way to insert a view into your page.
In this short article, I am going to look at using the view reference module as a means of adding a view to a page. With this method, you can create a content type that has an option to display content from a view. You can use a view as is or pass it an argument. The sections below present a sample scenario, steps for implementing view reference, and a layout tip.
In this short article, I am going to share with you what Jess Snyder is doing with her sites by using the CCK computed field module. With this method, you can create a content type that is designed to display content from a view after the node has passed an argument to the view.
Have you ever wished that the data table you created in a view could be combined with the content of your Drupal page? Below are three ways that you might want to combine your node content and views results. There are more but you get the picture, right?
Information architecture (IA) is an emerging practice being integrated into multiple disciplines so it is hard to find one definition that multiple disciplines share. Below are three definitions. What is consistent is the idea that IA is art and/or science and IA has to do with organizing information.