UCR maintains a training page for editing the Drupal content management system.
Once you have access permissions to edit the department website, you may access the login page at the following address:
This link will take you to a standard UCR CAS (central authentication services) login page. For more information, see the websites training page on logging into university websites.
Please be especially careful editing any layouts or templates. These can cause difficult-to-undo changes across the website. When in doubt, be cautious and preview any changes before publishing them.
Please refer to the UCR Drupal training page for more detailed instructions.
Adding a Page
Content > Add Content > Article
Content > Add Content > Basic Page
Go to menu settings on the right to place the page on the menu bar:
The page will be in draft mode until one changes the status to published at the bottom of the page.
Editing the Menu
Structure > Menus > Main Navication
Please do not touch the other menus.
Some content is stored and edited separately from a page. This way editing the content updates it across all pages that use that content.
UCR Profiles is a centralized repository of biographical information on our faculty, staff and students. It is public facing and is the basic internet presence for UCR affiliated individuals. Individuals may edit their own information.
You must be separately authenticated to manage UCR Profiles groups. These groups may then be exported into that can be posted on web pages.
One can edit or create groups on the manage groups page of UCR Profiles.
One enter information about the group:
Click on the red embed in website button to generate code to embed the group into a website:
One may copy and paste this code into the source of a page in Drupal. Please click on the source button in the page editor.
Structure > Block layout > Custom block library
Accordions are examples of content that is embedded in a page but is edited elsewhere (blocks).
To edit an accordion, navigate to its name on the menu: