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Drupal Advanced Views DisplaysViews is one of the most important modules in Drupal 7.

Views allows you to build sophisticated database queries without touching any code.

Views enables a site builder to create landing pages, blocks, attachments and more to present their content in a wide variety of ways.

We already have a Beginner's Guide to Views. In this week's video class, "Advanced Views", our newest Drupal trainer, Robert Ring, demonstrates a number of interesting ways to further enhance Views.

Outline of the Drupal Advanced Views Class

  • Install and Configure Views
  • Setup the Content
  • Taxonomy Landing Pages
  • Customized Row Classes
  • Rewrite Field Output
  • Cleaning the Body Field
  • Manually Selected Nodes
  • Sort by a Custom Date Field
  • Working With "No Results" Settings
  • Creating Popular Articles Views
  • Creating User-Based Views
  • Limit Output with PHP Part 1
  • Limit Output with PHP Part 2
  • Advanced Views Displays Quiz

About the author

Rod holds two masters degrees and has been training people how to do "things" for over 25 years. Originally from Australia, he grew up in Canada and now resides just outside Cincinnati, Ohio.