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  1. 23:38Welcome to Advanced Site Building
    1. 1:52Welcome to "Advanced Site Building"
    2. 3:34About our project and how project roles work
    3. 4:11What a "site builder" is and the powerful tools they work with
    4. 1:22What wireframes are and where to find them in our resource pack
    5. 2:48Identifying the components in our blog home page wireframe
    6. 2:47Reviewing our blog post and review page wireframes
    7. 0:52About our step-by-step approach
    8. 6:12How to set up our Drupal installation with Acquia Dev Desktop
  2. 30:12How to Set Up Administration Tools to Speed Up Productivity
    1. 1:39About the administration modules we'll be using
    2. 3:28How to install a module the traditional way and configure the Administration Menu module
    3. 6:08How to install a module using Drush, and how we approach installing modules in this series
    4. 1:14How to use the Coffee module
    5. 1:17How the Navigate module works
    6. 2:54How the Backup and Migrate module works and creating our first backup (Backup 1)
    7. 1:32How to restore a Backup and Migrate backup
    8. 2:03How Backup and Migrate works with cron and cache tables
    9. 3:56How the Module Filter module works
    10. 2:31How the Module Instructions module works
    11. 0:39About the Admin module and why we're waiting to install it
    12. 1:54How to set up some basic visual branding
    13. 0:57A quick summary of our work and backing up (Backup 2)
  3. 36:06How to Configure Content Type Settings and Splitting Fields Between Types
    1. 1:56How to determine when to split up content into two content types
    2. 3:43How to set sane default publishing settings for a content type
    3. 1:36Why you would want to share existing fields between content types
    4. 4:35How to set up an image field and why to use individual folders for media fields
    5. 3:05How to choose a good, basic URL scheme and adding our first product
    6. 1:26About the special role of the first created user (user 1)
    7. 1:39Setting up our "review" content type
    8. 2:39How to install module dependencies and installing the Entity Reference module
    9. 2:19The difference between a field and a field instance, and setting up an entity reference field
    10. 1:44About the Fivestar and Voting API modules
    11. 4:04How to add a fivestar field and configure voting tags
    12. 4:37Adding our additional fivestar fields and why site building can sometimes feel tedious
    13. 2:43How to put field labels inline and hide the text below a fivestar rating
  4. 41:33How to Use Display Suite for Grouping Fields and Positioning Content
    1. 1:07Creating a backup and why things are going to start getting interesting (Backup 3)
    2. 3:23An overview of the two methods to group fields in a display: view modes and the views module
    3. 2:26The 4 more common methods of positioning content on a page
    4. 0:58Quick recap of the 4 methods of positioning content
    5. 3:16How to choose the correct view mode for a particular context
    6. 2:33Overview of the Display Suite modules and which ones we should enable
    7. 2:07How to enable editing view modes and adding a custom view mode with Display Suite
    8. 2:06How to enable a custom view mode and test it out
    9. 2:09How to hide the 'submitted by' information and node title by setting a Display Suite layout
    10. 1:43How to add a field with custom content to a view mode with Display Suite
    11. 1:48How to choose an image style for a particular context
    12. 2:28When to create a new image style and how to name it
    13. 0:38Creating a backup and nice work (Backup 4)
    14. 3:36How to display content in a sidebar within the content region using Display Suite
    15. 1:43How the 'region to block' feature works and what we mean by 'region'
    16. 6:10How to display fields in blocks that can be enabled in theme regions using Display Suite
    17. 1:56Removing the block title, label and shrinking our image style
    18. 1:26Making another backup (Backup 5)
  5. 14:42How to Use the Context Module for Positioning Content
    1. 2:03The limitations of the default blocks listing page and what the Context module does
    2. 1:25Overview of the modules that come in the Context package and installing Context
    3. 4:00How the Context module works and how to create a context
    4. 1:04Why it might make sense to use Context for positioning all blocks
    5. 5:34How to use Context instead of the default blocks configuration page
    6. 0:36Creating a backup before diving into Panels (Backup 6)
  6. 42:15How to Use Panels for Positioning Content
    1. 1:11Why we're looking at so many ways of doing the same thing
    2. 2:54About your responsibilities as a site builder, and thinking in terms of boxes
    3. 1:17Why Panels is so powerful and potentially intimidating
    4. 2:40How to install Panels and what the Page Manager module does
    5. 4:22How variants work in Panels
    6. 3:46How to use the Panels builder layout to understand regions, rows, columns and canvas
    7. 1:51How to add a panel pane that contains a full node
    8. 2:13How to add a pane for a node field and what we still need to complete our Panels layout
    9. 0:55How to modify a context with the Context module
    10. 1:52How we will approach aligning the title with the content sidebar in Panels
    11. 2:28How to install the Meta tags and Token modules
    12. 4:29Attempting to display the title of our panel by using the node title pane (and failing)
    13. 1:57Why using the page title Panel pane doesn't work for our panel page title
    14. 2:07How to add custom content to a panel pane
    15. 3:03How to inspect an HTML element to find out why it looks different than we want it to
    16. 0:42A pre-exploritory backup (Backup 7)
    17. 4:28Comparing Panels and Display Suite side-by-side
  7. 48:18How to Import Content With Feeds
    1. 1:31About what's coming up next (Feeds and Views)
    2. 1:32About what the Feeds and Migrate modules accomplish
    3. 2:56About the Feeds modules, alpha releases and why the UI (user interface) is in a separate module
    4. 2:47What to do when there isn't a recommended module release, and about development releases
    5. 3:13How to structure a CSV (comma-separated values) file for Feeds and a bit about our import
    6. 4:47How to import nodes with the Feeds module (basic settings and importer)
    7. 6:01How to import nodes with the Feeds module (parser and processor settings)
    8. 2:02How to import nodes with the Feeds module (mapping title, body and image)
    9. 2:32How to import nodes with Feeds and undo our import
    10. 2:26Setting up our node images in our files directory and what we need to rewrite an image path
    11. 2:03How to install the Feeds Tamper module
    12. 5:01How to use Feeds Tamper to rewrite the path of an image so it imports properly
    13. 2:47Setting up our product review Feeds importer
    14. 3:36Setting up our mappings for the product review Feeds importer
    15. 2:24Updating our product review nodes manually
    16. 2:01How to bulk publish nodes and strategy for importing content for site building
    17. 0:39Backing up our project (Backup 8)
  8. 48:04Advanced Views
    1. 3:10Why to display a single piece of content with Views, installing Views, and why we're building the same view 3 times
    2. 5:29How to group views displays, and how to decide what entity to base a view on
    3. 1:46How to fill in the views wizard to create a block
    4. 1:51How contextual filters work in the Views module
    5. 2:27How to add a views contextual filter for the node currently being viewed
    6. 1:23How to preview a view with a contextual filter
    7. 3:48How to display a full node in a views block
    8. 1:09Why to disable a block even when it's not visible, and displaying a block only for certain node types
    9. 1:37How to display a block for certain node types using Context
    10. 2:30Comparison between using Context and the default blocks configuration workflow
    11. 2:39The difference between our two views and filling out the views wizard
    12. 1:43How relationships work in Views and how to add a referencing entity relationship
    13. 2:49How to create a contextual filter with a relationship in Views
    14. 2:27How to use fields or rendered entities when using a relationship in Views
    15. 0:53Enabling our product-based block with Context
    16. 1:49How to hide a block title using the Context module and why it's a bad idea
    17. 1:38How to hide a Views block title
    18. 0:56About how we're going to rebuild these views using fields instead of a view mode
    19. 5:44How rebuilding our review-based view using fields adds complexity
    20. 2:16How to rebuild our product-based view to use fields
  9. 30:37Where Display Modules Overlap and URL Strategy
    1. 0:32Backing up our work (Backup 9)
    2. 2:25Where Panels, Views, Display Suite and Context overlap in functionality
    3. 5:22Overview of options for displaying blocks in sidebars (Panels, Views, Display Suite, Context)
    4. 3:23How to use Mini-Panels to create one block that includes all our global blocks
    5. 2:00How to position a Mini-Panel block using the Context module
    6. 2:24How and why to hide PHP errors with the "Logging and errors" settings
    7. 1:30How to disable a view and removing blocks using Context
    8. 1:35Why ordering blocks across multiple contexts is tricky, and what we're about to do
    9. 2:33How we will approach creating an exception for a site-wide context
    10. 2:38How to set good default URL alias patterns and installing the Pathauto module
    11. 1:31Why it's important to establish a URL alias strategy before launching a site
    12. 1:33How to bulk update the URL aliases of existing nodes and how the Global Redirect module works
    13. 2:09How to use multiple conditions in a context and exclude certain paths
    14. 1:02Adding our mini-panel block back in through the "review page" context
  10. 28:36How to Work With User Fields and Import Users
    1. 0:25Backing up our work (Backup 10)
    2. 2:07About the views-based blocks we're about to build
    3. 2:35How to add a textual bio field to a user
    4. 3:38How to install the Link module and configure a link field
    5. 2:30The problem with using Feeds with user images, and adding a user avatar
    6. 3:15Setting up our user image field
    7. 4:05How to use an image field as the user avatar with the User Picture Field module
    8. 0:56Hiding our default user avatar and why we did this switch again
    9. 3:14Reviewing our settings for our user feeds importer
    10. 3:17Setting up our mappings and tamperings for our user feeds importer
    11. 2:34Importing our users and moving our user images over
  11. 55:00Formatting a Blog Entry Page
    1. 0:38Backing up our work (Backup 11)
    2. 3:15When to use the core blog module, and when to create your own from scratch
    3. 1:50Reviewing our blog content structure in a CSV file
    4. 3:11Creating our basic blog entry content type
    5. 6:03Adding a 'tags' field and image field to our blog entry content type
    6. 1:19Moving our blog images over to prepare for the feeds importer
    7. 2:09Verifying and adjusting our blog entry feeds importer settings
    8. 2:47Setting up our blog entry feeds importer mappings
    9. 2:30How to import multiple entries into a single field using the "explode" feeds tamper plugin
    10. 1:46Why to use multiple roles with fewer permissions, and why our import fails
    11. 1:41How to add a "blog contributor" role and assign roles to multiple users at once
    12. 1:37Importing and verifying our blog entry content
    13. 3:35Cleaning up the display of our blog entry display
    14. 2:01How we will approach building our "About the author" block
    15. 4:34How to set up basic settings and contextual filter for a node-based "About the author" view
    16. 3:28How to use Views "style settings" and displaying a username with a relationship
    17. 1:53Adding an image and bio field to our "About the author" view block
    18. 1:21How we will approach building the link to the author's web site
    19. 3:46How to rewrite the output of a Views field and combine multiple fields into one
    20. 4:48How to use hidden fields to add to other fields in Views and why you might need them
    21. 0:48Cleaning up an unneeded field and creating a backup (Backup 12)
  12. 40:47Custom Formatters and Creating an "About the Author" Block
    1. 2:33How custom formatters work, our use case, and installing the Custom Formatters module
    2. 1:57How to create a custom formatter with the Custom Formatters module
    3. 1:26How to use the Entity Tokens module to get access to more components for custom formatters
    4. 2:15How to use a custom formatter in a view and on the user profile page
    5. 1:38Why using custom formatters is a good idea, and possible exceptions
    6. 2:27Positioning our "About the author" block using the Context module
    7. 2:03How to install and configure the Admin module to work alongside other administrative modules
    8. 0:44The difference between using Admin and Administration Menu for navigating the menu system
    9. 1:57How to use Admin's Context Editor to position blocks from multiple contexts with drag-and-drop
    10. 1:07Overview of our next steps including re-creating our "About the author" block with Panels
    11. 1:10How to use selection rules in Panels to use variant on a single node type
    12. 2:16How to add a second panel page variant with selection rules as part of the wizard
    13. 2:27How to rewrite a panel pane to display the author name in heading tags
    14. 3:31How to add a relationship in Panels and how modules share concepts
    15. 2:36Adding our bio and homepage link, and how relationship-based substitution names work in Panels
    16. 0:35How to disable a Panels variant
    17. 3:32How to re-create our "About the author" block using a user-based view
    18. 1:22How to get node information in a user-based view using a relationship
    19. 2:02Adding the additional bio, image and homepage link to our user-based view
    20. 3:09Positioning our new "About the author" view block and making a backup (Backup 13)
  13. 25:05More Advanced Views (Aggregation and Relationships With Relationships)
    1. 2:10How to set up a "top tags" block using a taxonomy-based view
    2. 3:46How to add a relationship and turn on aggregation to allow a "count" field in our view
    3. 3:19How to display views fields inline and sort by aggregated count
    4. 0:58Positioning our "top tags" view block with Context
    5. 1:55How to set up an "Also by this author" view block
    6. 4:50How to use a relationship within another relationship in Views
    7. 4:00How to exclude the currently viewed node in a list of nodes using Views
    8. 1:47Positioning our "Also by this author" view block with Context
    9. 1:51How to create and position a "Latest blog entries" views block
    10. 0:29Backing up our work (Backup 14)
  14. 43:19Using Views to Create a Blog Home Page and Creating a Quick Sub-theme
    1. 2:46Why it sometimes makes sense to not make components re-usable
    2. 2:28How to fill out the Views wizard to start building a blog home page
    3. 2:56How to make a Views title a heading, and why we're going to build a sub-theme
    4. 2:19How to add an image and body field to a blog post in a view
    5. 3:14Two approaches we can take to rewriting the "submitted by" section of a post using Views
    6. 0:59How to add and position the 'username' part of our 'submitted by' area with Views
    7. 4:15How to use a custom date format in a Views 'post date' field
    8. 1:06Wrapping up the creation of our custom 'submitted by' Views content
    9. 3:06How the 'Add comment link' Views field is inflexible and why we'll need another approach
    10. 2:35How to create a custom comment count and "Add comment" button in Views
    11. 1:27How to point a custom "Add comment" Views link to the comment form
    12. 1:37Cleaning up our blog view and backing up our work (Backup 15)
    13. 3:21How to create a Bartik subtheme (bare bones version)
    14. 2:31How to add our sub-theme CSS file, enable the theme and adjust its settings
    15. 1:51Summary of steps we took to create a sub-theme
    16. 3:12How to add color selector integration into our Bartik sub-theme
    17. 2:21How to add a CSS class to a Views field and float an image to the right
    18. 1:15How to add a CSS class to a Views row and how the 'clearfix' class works
  15. 68:01Building a Slideshow Using Views Slideshow
    1. 1:00How we're going to approach building our slideshow
    2. 3:50How the Libraries and Views Slideshow modules work, and installing both
    3. 2:24How exposed filters and attachments work in Views
    4. 4:06About using multiple displays in a single view, and about our slideshow components
    5. 3:42How to set up the jQuery Cycle plugin for Views Slideshow
    6. 4:56About the "Cycle options" available in Views Slideshow
    7. 3:24How the pager and controls widget settings work in Views Slideshow
    8. 1:44What we need to do to complete our slideshow view
    9. 4:46Setting up our node display with custom image style for the slideshow
    10. 1:45How to add a views filter to show just nodes with images
    11. 4:02How to create a pager of thumbnail images in Views Slideshow
    12. 3:42How to display our Views Slideshow thumbnail pager inline
    13. 1:55How to add a border around an active pager item
    14. 2:27Fixing alignment, adding wireframe boxes and adding some spacing to our slideshow
    15. 4:53How to style a slideshow's next and previous buttons as images
    16. 3:26Why the Nodequeue module is so useful, and installing it
    17. 3:26How to create and modify a Nodequeue queue
    18. 2:00How to use a Nodequeue queue in a view to filter nodes
    19. 1:28How we're going to hide the slideshow on every page but the first one
    20. 4:10How to use a contextual filter to show a Views attachment display only on the first page
    21. 0:51Backing up our work (Backup 16)
    22. 4:04Overview of additional slideshow-related modules
  16. 45:09Working With Comments
    1. 3:23The 3 levels of comment security
    2. 0:41About spam protection on other forms, including the user registration form
    3. 2:51What questions to ask clients (or yourself) before setting up commenting
    4. 2:29How to set up permissions to allow anonymous users to post comments and what's coming up
    5. 2:04What a CAPTCHA is and how to install the CAPTCHA module
    6. 4:23How to configure the CAPTCHA module and enable it on multiple forms
    7. 2:59How to configure an image CAPTCHA
    8. 0:56How to allow authenticated users to bypass a CAPTCHA
    9. 2:32What reCAPTCHA is and installing the module
    10. 3:25How to configure reCAPTCHA with public and private keys, and setting a theme
    11. 2:03How the "honeypot" and "timegate" methods work for preventing bot-generated spam
    12. 3:56How to install and configure the Honeypot module
    13. 1:12How to disable the user registration form
    14. 0:28Backing up our work (Backup 17)
    15. 1:59How Mollom works for spam protection, and installing the module
    16. 4:42How to configure Mollom
    17. 4:16How to configure Mollom to protect our comment form and running some spam tests
    18. 0:50A quick summary of the spam protection tools and techniques we used

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