[clug-talk] Re: Drupal Test Site

Shawn sgrover at open2space.com
Thu Jan 6 00:13:40 PST 2005


Oops, I sent this to the Progsig mailing list accidently...

On Thursday 06 January 2005 01:12, Shawn wrote:
> I've converted the demo site I had setup to be a "testing" site for the
> group. If you want to experience the "user" side of Drupal, you can do so
> at
>
> http://www.open2space.com/drupal/
>
> You can create your own account by clicking the "Create New Account"
> option. Fill in the blanks, and you should receive an email with your
> password.  Use this to log in.  Once logged in, you should edit your user
> information, and change your password.
>
> On the user edit page, you'll see some options to pick a different
> template, and enable some blocks.  These options are very similar to the
> administrative side of things.  You can also create content if you'd like.
>
> For the purposes of the demo site, I have disabled, or otherwise not
> allowed some options (like entering PHP code).  These features ARE
> available in Drupal, but I do have other information on the server I need
> to protect so have disabled them.  Unfortunately this means the demo site
> isn't enough to give you a full appreciation for Drupal, but hopefully it
> will be enough to determine if you want to look into it more.
>
> If you want to experiment with the Administrative side of Drupal, you can
> do so with the demo site that www.opensourcecms.com has put together at
> http://demo.opensourcecms.com/drupal/
>
> Login with a username of "admin" and password of "demo" (no quotes).
>
> Also, if you are interested in developing for Drupal, check out
> http://drupaldocs.org/.
>
> Someone was asking if Drupal could handle surveys (not just a simple poll).
> The answer is yes, via a module.
>
> You can see a list of all the modules available at
> http://drupal.org/project/Modules.  This list seems to be growing almost
> daily.
>
> The information I presented tonight barely scratched the surface.  (we
> didn't even discuss the collaborative approval of content - where content
> is only published when enough people approve it, or other more advanced
> type topics). If you are in the market for a Content Management System
> please take the time to do a little research into Drupal.
>
> Shawn



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