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Panels Training ClassPanels is one of the most popular modules amongst serious Drupal site-builders.

Panels allows you to easily create custom layouts for your content and your landing pages. Without writing a line of code, you can use drag-and-drop tools to rebuild your pages.

In these videos from our Panels training class, we're going to show you how to redesign your site's homepage using Panels. We'll also see how to create different homepages for guests and logged-in users.

#1. Building a New Homepage

In this first video, we assume that you have already installed and enabled the Panels module. Rod is going to show you how to redesign your site's homepage using Panels:

#2. Using the In-Place Editor

In this second video, Rod uses the In-Place Editor to re-design the homepage using drag-and-drop tools:

#3. Another Homepage for Guests

In this video, Rod uses the Variants feature in Drupal to create a different homepage for site visitors who aren't logged in.


About the author

Steve is the founder of OSTraining. Originally from the UK, he now lives in Sarasota in the USA. Steve's work straddles the line between teaching and web development.