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Planning and maintaining your site

What is Sector?

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Content Editor Content Administrator Drupal Sitebuilder

Sector is an open source CMS Drupal distribution that is ready to go and easy to administer.

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Organising your content

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Content Editor Content Administrator Drupal Sitebuilder

Sector allows you to organise your content in structures that your intended audience can grasp quickly.

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Introduction to metadata

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Content Editor Content Administrator Blog Editor Drupal Sitebuilder

Metadata is information (data) about information. Metadata might be visible to your audiences, or only seen by systems like social media applications and search engines.

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Drupal modules included in Sector

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Drupal Sitebuilder

The Sector distribution includes the latest stable Drupal core, a selection of Drupal custom modules and tailored custom modules by Sparks Interactive. 

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Planning your project

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Content Editor Content Administrator Drupal Sitebuilder

No one web project is like another, but there are a few common touchstones that you should consider at the start of your project.

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Sector add-ons - overview

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Content Editor Content Administrator Drupal Sitebuilder

Next to the features and functionality provided by the Sector D8 Starter Kit, Sector D8 includes a growing number of Sector add-ons.

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Public vs. private file systems

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Site Administrators (UID1)

The file field upload destination in Sector is set to the public file system. This is good enough for most (but not all) sites.

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The Sector Starter Kit

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Drupal Sitebuilder

Sector is built to be modular - the main building block is the Sector Starter Kit, and the Starter Kit can be extended using Sector add-ons. 

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Sector automated logout settings

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Drupal Sitebuilder Site Administrators (UID1)

The Sector Starter Kit includes the Automated Logout module. 

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Sector release schedule overview

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Site Administrators (UID1)

As part of our Sector 9 roadmap, the Sector team is committing to a release schedule based on the Drupal core release cycle. 

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Adding, editing, and deleting user accounts

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Drupal Sitebuilder Site Administrators (UID1)

There are right and wrong ways of managing users on your website - this guide explains how to add, edit, and remove user accounts.

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Updating a Sector site

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Site Administrators (UID1)
Updating a Sector site is easy. Sector releases funnel through a strict and thorough test process to ensure the best possible compatibility against Drupal core and contributed modules.
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Our Sector 9 Roadmap is out!

With the release for Drupal 9 coming closer, we have now published our Sector 9 Roadmap.

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Sector is brought to you by Sparks Interactive - supporting Sector from Wellington and Auckland

Open Source award winner!

Sparks Interactive are delighted to accept the Open Source Use in Business award for Sector and the Sector.nz open source platform.

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