Glossary of Drupal terminology
- A small box containing information or
content placed in a region of a web page (e.g. in a sidebar, below or
above the content, or in any other region the current theme allows).
- Text attached to a post intended to clarify, explain, criticize, or express an opinion on the original post.
basic unit of content in Drupal, often referred to as a "post". All
content that can be created using the "create content" menu is a node.
Keep in mind that comments, blocks, and users are not nodes.
- A post that is viewable by every visitor of the site, regardless of whether he is logged in (see also "Unpublished").
classification users are placed into for the purpose of setting users'
permissions. A user receives the combined permissions of all roles to
which he or she is subscribed.
- A categorization system that allows the building of complex hierarchial or relational structures and tagging of content (see taxonomy help).
- A post that is only viewable by administrators and moderators.
- A person who has an account at your Drupal site, and is currently logged in with that account.
- A person who does not have an account at your Drupal site or a person who has an account at your Drupal site but is not currently logged in with that account. A visitor is also called an "anonymous user".