GW Drupal Tutorials

GW Drupal is GW's central web content management system. If you're new to GW Drupal, start with the GW Drupal Foundation materials listed on this page. After reviewing this material new users will have learned:

  • How to login
  • How to create and manage user accounts
  • How to navigate the GW Drupal interface
  • How to create and manage navigation
  • How to apply content types

GW Drupal Basics

Access Levels & Permissions

Get an understanding of user account permissions and section-specific permissions using Workbench Access.

Logging in & Getting Around

Learn how to log into and navigate your GW Drupal site, how to access existing content and how to create and moderate content.

Site Placement

Apply Site Placement to manage inherited elements and place content on the home page and other dynamic pages on your site. 

Creating & Managing Navigation

As you create your content you'll also need to create and manage your navigation.

Content Types Overview

Content Types are the basic building blocks of GW Drupal. They are structured templates used to present text and graphics in a specific manner, depending on the kind of information provided.

Entering & Editing Text in the What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG) Editor

Creating and editing text for your webpages is typically done through the What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG) text editor. 

Adding Sidebar Content

Once you've entered the main content for your page, you can then add in your sidebar content.

Content Sets Overview

Learn how Content Sets can help you add dynamic features and functionality to your webpages, such as quick link Lists, Rotating Heroes, and Repeating Sidebars.

Once you’ve mastered the basics, you can learn more about GW Drupal's advanced features and functionality in the GW Drupal A-Z Glossary.