Site Building with the End User in Mind

Building a successful Drupal website or platform often involves a lot of configuration & modeling on the needs of the folks who will be using the site & how the content they are producing is exposed. 

Who are these ‘end users’ we refer to? They are generally just good people who want to easily get work done & we’ve been those people - in Drupal 5, Drupal 6 & Drupal 7. 

This session will focus on strategies & tips drawn from what ‘end users’ need & then explore some Drupal Examples of how to configure Drupal to be more end user focused: 

“I’d like to not be able to accidentally delete or mess up my content” 

“I’d like automated filtering to be able to find content I need to edit”

“Drag & Drop everywhere!!”

“What does this revert button do and how do I NEVER have to see it again”

We'll cover these, we'll share some embarassing drupal admin stories, and last but not least - we'll talk about how Drupal 8 has incorporated many of these ideas into core making the 'end user' experience all the better.

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Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 11:00am

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