Now we will move on to the next main menu item i.e "Structure". Till now we have already explored the installation of Drupal 9 and content management. From now on we will be exploring more of Drupal 9 from the development perspective and see who easily developers can manage various items in their Drupal 9 website. Once we click the structure main menu link we are able to see various menu links such as:
Block Layout: Handles management of blocks in your website. Blocks can be as simple as displaying some text data, displaying menu links or they might be providing a form for data submission. In Drupal blocks are used to generate website content which is shown in a particular region on a webpage.
Comment Types: Provides easy management of comment related settings on content pages.
Content Types: Content types as the word suggest is various types of content in your website. Through this option you can manage content types, fields associated with each type, way they are displayed and the way they are shown when user is doing data entry for respective content type.
Display Modes: Display modes are used to manage the configuration of various types in which a particular piece of content is shown.
Menus: For easy management of menu links, link texts and hierarchies.
Taxonomy: If you remember when we are adding an article, we had an option to provide tags associated with an article. Those tags were nothing but taxonomy terms. Through this option you can manage various taxonomy vocabularies and terms.
Views: Views in Drupal are used for listing of content in various ways. It can be use to generate simple unordered listing of content or it can be used to generate an endpoint generating JSON data of a select fields of latest article written by a particular author. Let's wait until we reach exploration page for views.