Creating an activity newspaper website using D7
This tutorial shows you one way to create a school newspaper website in Drupal. This tutorial was created as part of class assignment.
It is assumed that you have Drupal 7.x or higher installed.
This figure shows a Drupal website after installation and some modifications.
Configuring the site
To begin you need to set up the site to match the newspaper information. This can be done by accessing the following Configuration tab then select Site information. (Note that the method of accessing the different options will vary depending on the Admin menu option or theme specified.) For the example purposes, we’ll call this newspaper "Minty Matrix Gazette."
Enter your information and click Save Configuration.Read more
The contents of this guide should be tested along the Events calendar feature module as a working example. It is recommended to install and test this feature module first and dive into the step by step guide if needed.
If you get "The calendar row plugin is required when using the calendar style, but it is missing." notices, you should uninstall the feature and follow the steps below.
Below are the list of steps to create an events listing with a calendar block which filters them.
Download and enable the required modules
- latest development build of calendar, date, ctools and views modules
- context and context_ui.
- features (needed by the feature module mentioned above).