Basic site management

  • Content model and content management:
    • Content types, parts and fields
    • Creating and editing content items and content types
    • Versioning: drafts (and Draftable metadata) and published versions
    • Demo: basic content types (Blog, BlogPost and Tags, Page with Layouts)
    • 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
  • Comments: listing comments and Comments settings
  • Themes and modules:
    • Enabling/disabling features and themes
    • Installing new modules and themes
    • Dependencies
  • User management and roles, permissions
    • Users: allowing new registrations, user list, settings
    • Roles: editing existing roles, creating new roles, permissions (content type and content item)
    • Demo: users and roles admin pages
    • Exercise: creating a role with selected permissions; enabling registration, registering a new user and assigning it to the newly created role

Time requirement: 2h 15m

Dependencies: none

Parent topic: Core concepts and basic usage

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