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Welcome to Stanford Sites Drupal!

This user guide explains several tools our team has designed to help you create your website. If you need a little extra help, we also provide various services like Website Project Strategy, User Experience Design Consulting, Visual Design Consulting, and more.

Ready to get started or just need to know more? We would love to help! Submit a Help request and tell us a little about your project.

First things, first. Follow these steps to request and set up your new website.

  1. Read through the Drupal Adoption & Website Rebuild Guide
  2. Request your website
  3. When you get the email that your site’s ready, log in and check it out

Get started

This Get started section contains documentation that will allow you to get started quickly with editing your site. We suggest starting with our User Guide Conventions to understand the topographic and symbol conventions used in our guide.

The out-of-the-box website is pre-loaded with an example homepage, a few sample pages, and this "how to use your website" page. 

The sample pages show you what pages will look like when they are "nested" below your main navigation pages. The sub-navigation (nested pages) appear on the left side of the page, and Paragraphs are placed on the right. (Please visit the glossary for more information on these and other terms.)

This section also provides you with several resources to keep you moving through creating your website, including links to how to work with Drupal Paragraphs, Text Area typography styles, tips on writing for the web, and how to use headings properly in your Text Area Paragraph. 

Complete with directions from how to log in to your site, to how to use each and every paragraph type, the user guide will support you in all of your content creation needs.