Drupal Key Terms

Key Terms

Key Terms

There are some key terms you'll need to know when working within drupal. We've explained these key words below. Expand each of the accordions for more information.

A group in drupal refers to your site. A group can be an initiative, an organization, or a subsite. As a user, you can belong to one or several groups.

A node is any piece of content, like a page, an update, or a blog post, that you'll create in the site. You'll use the nodes call-to-action button in drupal to create this content.

In drupal, each user has a role associated with it. Permissions vary for each role - author, editor, publisher, and admin - with an author having the most basic set of permissions and an admin having the most advanced. For example, authors can't publish content they've created, but a publisher can. An editor can't add members to a group, but an admin can.

Think of the landing page in drupal as your site's home page.

Components are used within the layout builder to create content, like a call-to-action button, an accordion, an image link, and many others. We introduce you to all our component types in our Beta Components page.