Drupal: START HERE to edit your department website

  • Learn how to use Drupal to edit and publish web pages.


Requirements

  • Drupal Web Publishers must attend a Drupal Basics training. 

  • At the Drupal Basics training, Web Publishers are granted access to create and edit web pages for their department website. 

  • Send requests for Drupal training to webrequest@fredonia.edu.


Log into Drupal

Users who have received Drupal training may log into their website to make changes using the Drupal link in the page footer.

Drupal login link in page footer

Edit a Webpage

Create a New Draft of a page, save your changes, then publish them. 

Web page sections in Drupal

Drupal Layout & Editing Page Elements

Here are the major areas of the web page.

Web page sections in Drupal

How to edit each part of a Drupal web page

A. Page URL: To edit the Page URL, log into Drupal, edit the URL Path Settings > URL Alias field. See: Drupal: Change the URL for a Page

B. Top Nav Menu: To request a change to the site-wide Top Nav Menu, send an email to webrequest@fredonia.edu.

C. Hero Image: To edit the Hero Photo image for your site, log into Drupal and edit the page. See: Drupal 8: Add a Hero Photo at the Top of a Web Page

D. Page Title: To edit the Page Title, log into Drupal and edit the Page Title field. See:  Drupal 8: Edit a web page

E. Intro Text: To add or edit Intro Text, log into Drupal, edit the Intro Text section of the page. See:  Drupal 8: Edit a web page

F. Site Navigation Menu: To add or edit an Site Menu, log into Drupal, and choose My Workbench > My Menus. Click the name of the menu to edit. See: Drupal 9: Edit a Site Menu (Left Navigation)

G. Page Content (Body): To add or edit the main content, log into Drupal and edit the Body section of the page. See:  Drupal 8: Edit a web page

H. Office: To add or edit an Office, log into Drupal, and follow these steps to change the content of the Office. See: Drupal: Editing an Office block to update your department contacts & address info (Who to Contact)

I. Accordion: To add or edit an accordion, log into Drupal, and follow these steps:  Drupal 8: Add an Accordion

L. Calls to Action (CTAs): To hide or show the CTA links block, see  Drupal: Enable the Calls to Action (CTAs) block on a page

M. Footer: To request a change to the text or link that appears in the site-wide Footer, send an email to webrequest@fredonia.edu.

N. Drupal Login: Click the Login in the lower left of the page Footer to access Drupal tools. See: Drupal 9: Log into Drupal

S. Statistics: To add a Statistics block to your page, see:  Drupal: Add Statistics block to a page

W1, W2. Page Widgets: To add a page widget, see:  Drupal: Add and Edit a Page Widget

Site Search Results: To request a change to the search results for a specific Fredonia page for a search term, send an email to webrequest@fredonia.edu with the details of the page and the change you want. The Web Team can make some minor adjustments to site search results.

Web page sections in Drupal

Editing a Drupal Page:

These are the page editing fields available when a Drupal user clicks New Draft or Edit Draft.



A. Page URL: To edit the Page URL, log into Drupal, edit the URL Path Settings > URL Alias field. See: Drupal: Change the URL for a Page

C. Hero Image: To edit the Hero Photo image for your site, log into Drupal and edit the page. See: Drupal 8: Add a Hero Photo at the Top of a Web Page

D. Page Title: To edit the Page Title, log into Drupal and edit the Page Title field. See: Drupal 8: Edit a web page 

E. Intro Text: To add or edit Intro Text, log into Drupal, edit the Intro Text section of the page. See: Drupal 8: Edit a web page 

G. Page Content (Body): To add or edit the main content, log into Drupal and edit the Body section of the page. See: Drupal 8: Edit a web page 

I. Accordion: To add or edit an accordion, log into Drupal, and follow these steps: Drupal 8: Add an Accordion 

L. Calls to Action (CTAs): To hide or show the CTA links block, see Drupal: Enable the Calls to Action (CTAs) block on a page 

S. Statistics: To add a Statistics block to your page, see: Drupal: Add Statistics block to a page 

W1, W2. Page Widgets: To add a page widget, see: Drupal: Add and Edit a Page Widget