Basic site management

  • Content model and content management
    • Content types, parts and fields
    • Creating and editing content items and content types, Content Preview
    • Versioning: drafts (and Draftable metadata) and published versions
    • Other metadata (apart from Securable and indexing-related)
    • Demo: basic content types of The Blog recipe (Page, widgets, Blog Post, listing content items like Blog does)
    • Demo: basic content types of The Agency recipe (Landing Page, widgets, change the content of the Landing Page content item)
    • Demo: creating a content type
    • Demo: editing and versioning a content item
    • Exercise: creating a content type with fields and parts and creating items based on instructions
  • Modules and themes
    • Enabling/disabling module features and themes
    • Dependencies
    • Always enabled features
  • User management and roles, permissions
    • Users: user management features, enabling Users Registration, listing users, settings
    • Roles: editing existing roles, creating new roles, permissions (general ones and for content types)
    • Securable metadata and dynamic content type permissions
    • Demo: users and roles admin pages
    • Demo: register with a new user, verify the email address (configure SMTP), and see the details of the user in the admin UI
    • Exercise: creating a role with selected permissions; enabling registration, registering a new user and assigning it to the newly created role

Time requirement: 2h 0m

Dependencies: none

Parent topic: Core concepts and basic usage

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