Learning Drupal as a Basic User

To do these tasks, go to Drupal class site. If it's your first visit, click Log in then the Create a new account tab. You'll be set up as an authenticated user, with permissions to do all the tasks below.

Note: To do most of the following tasks, start by clicking Add content on the home page. I'm a new Drupal admin; if things don't work properly, let me know.

  1. Create a basic page and article with links. On our class Drupal site, create an article with an image and a basic page with an image. And say something interesting! Use this video if necessary: http://sites.austincc.edu/instructionalvideo/business-and-tech-comm/creating-an-article-and-page-with-images-in-drupal-8/. Use ACCstudent
  2. Create a blog. Go to the class Drupal website, click Blogs in the Tools menu, and create your own blog. Select one of the three categories (restaurants, books, or movies), and write something!
  3. Comment on a blog. Comment on an existing blog.
  4. Add a comment to a forum. Post something on an existing forum topic. Use this video to learn how to access and contribute to a forum: http://sites.austincc.edu/instructionalvideo/business-and-tech-comm/creating-and-using-a-drupal-8-forum/. Use ACCstudent.
    Note: Just ignore the parts of the preceding video that show you how to create a forum.
  5. Vote in a poll. Vote on the existing poll. Use this video to learn how to access and contribute to a forum: http://sites.austincc.edu/instructionalvideo/business-and-tech-comm/creating-and-using-a-drupal-8-poll/. Use ACCstudent
    Note: Just ignore the parts of the preceding video that show you how to create a poll.

When you have finished these tasks, send me e-mail at davidm@austincc.edu



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