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{{Trail|Programme|Tutorials|Tutorials/Drupal8 outta the box}}
  
==At the Conference Venue==
 
  
Throughout the University of Auckland, there will be an additional SSID available to conference delegates.  This will be advertised at all campus locations where there is normally WiFi access, including the OGG Building.
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== Planning to build a website ==
  
The Wireless network will give delegates unfiltered Internet access via NAT.
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We won't be going through this section in detail in the tutorial. We'll be building a sample site with a lot of this thinking already done. But if you want to use your own sample content, have a think about these things and come prepared!
  
* Wireless SSID: <strong>LCA2015</strong>
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Or if you want to choose your own dummy content, rather than use the samples provided... here's some fun sites to peruse.
* Protocol: 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4GHz and 5GHz. 802.11n 5GHz recommended.
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* Password: <i>This will be given to delegates</i>
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==University Accommodation==
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'''Words'''
  
<strong>Carlaw Park</strong>
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* http://mashable.com/2013/07/11/lorem-ipsum/
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* http://www.cupcakeipsum.com/ -- Cupcake ipsum is my favourite.
  
Wireless access is provided with the same parameters as in the conference venue.
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'''Pictures'''
  
<strong>University Hall</strong>
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* http://placehold.it/
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* https://placekitten.com/
  
Wireless access is provided here in common areas only.
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=== Purpose ===
  
Please note that wired network ports in the rooms are connected to the University ResNet, which requires a University ID and authentication to connect to the Internet, and so should not be used.
 
  
==Other Accommodation==
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What job will this site have?
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* sell stuff?
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* build a community?
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* documentation?
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* record an event?
  
For Internet access information in other accommodation not provided by LCA, please contact the accommodation providerMany hotels will offer in-room Internet connections, but prices may vary.
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=== Audience ===
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Who will visit the website?
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* Personas
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* Demographics
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* Language / Geography
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* Devices / Browsers
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=== Content ===
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Getting the information architecture right from the start is important.
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* Content Types
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* Navigation
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* Search
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* Taxonomy
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This is the stuff your website is all aboutHere's some resources on creating compelling content for the web.
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http://www.squiz.net/au/stories/insights/10-commandments-for-content-creation
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=== Style / Design ===
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We're using D8 Outta the box, so we'll be using Bartik.  Not doing a lot of design, but still, need to think about colour, images, logo.
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* Logo
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* Colour
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* Images
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=== Planning Tools ===
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There's a range of tools out there to help you plan your site.  (know any others? Add them here.)
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* https://www.jumpchart.com/
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== Building a website with Drupal 8 ==
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=== Basic site configuration ===
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[[File:D8otb-siteinfo.png|right]]
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* Site name
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* Site slogan
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* Email address
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* Default front page, and error pages
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=== Nodes and other entities ===
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==== Default content types ====
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* Article
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* Basic Page
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Go to SITEURL/node/add to add content
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==== Custom content types ====
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Go to SITEURL/admin/structure/types/add
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==== Users ====
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* anon
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* auth
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* admin
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===== Roles =====
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===== Permissions =====
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==== Taxonomy ====
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=== Menus ===
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=== Views ===
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Views.  The single most popular module for previous versions of Drupal, is now in core. It's a powerhouse. But complex. We'll start simple.
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Views is a list maker, a query generator. It lets you slice and dice your content in all sorts of wonderful ways.
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=== Blocks ===
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=== Wysiwyg ===
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=== Mobile ===
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=== RSS, Json and other feeds and streams ===

Revision as of 17:39, 6 January 2015

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Planning to build a website

We won't be going through this section in detail in the tutorial. We'll be building a sample site with a lot of this thinking already done. But if you want to use your own sample content, have a think about these things and come prepared!

Or if you want to choose your own dummy content, rather than use the samples provided... here's some fun sites to peruse.

Words

Pictures

Purpose

What job will this site have?

  • sell stuff?
  • build a community?
  • documentation?
  • record an event?


Audience

Who will visit the website?

  • Personas
  • Demographics
  • Language / Geography
  • Devices / Browsers


Content

Getting the information architecture right from the start is important.

  • Content Types
  • Navigation
  • Search
  • Taxonomy

This is the stuff your website is all about. Here's some resources on creating compelling content for the web.

http://www.squiz.net/au/stories/insights/10-commandments-for-content-creation

Style / Design

We're using D8 Outta the box, so we'll be using Bartik. Not doing a lot of design, but still, need to think about colour, images, logo.

  • Logo
  • Colour
  • Images

Planning Tools

There's a range of tools out there to help you plan your site. (know any others? Add them here.)

Building a website with Drupal 8

Basic site configuration

D8otb-siteinfo.png
  • Site name
  • Site slogan
  • Email address
  • Default front page, and error pages

Nodes and other entities

Default content types

  • Article
  • Basic Page

Go to SITEURL/node/add to add content

Custom content types

Go to SITEURL/admin/structure/types/add

Users

  • anon
  • auth
  • admin
Roles
Permissions

Taxonomy

Menus

Views

Views. The single most popular module for previous versions of Drupal, is now in core. It's a powerhouse. But complex. We'll start simple. Views is a list maker, a query generator. It lets you slice and dice your content in all sorts of wonderful ways.

Blocks

Wysiwyg

Mobile

RSS, Json and other feeds and streams