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Drupal CMS: Quotes

Learn to use quotes in Drupal.

This guide is aimed at

  • Staff
  • PG Students

Before you start 

You need to be a Senior Editor, Editor or Author
When editing use Chrome, Firefox or Safari but NOT Internet Explorer


Quotes are used to highlight certain parts of text. There are two types of quotes in Drupal:

blockquote is a quote you use when you want to refer to a part of text not mentioned in the web page and it allows you to add the person's name if so required.

Example of a blockquote
Prof Dr Singh

pull quote is a quote taken from text presented on the actual web page and presented differently in order to draw attention to it. In Drupal it will have the website's palette colour as background colour.
It's text pulled from text sitting on the page itself:

It's text pulled from text sitting on the page itself.

How to create quotes

Click on the blockquote icon and start typing. 

Click on the pullquote icon and start typing. 
  1. Depending on your role: 
    if you are a Senior Editor: click on 'Publishing options - Draft (Current)' in the left-hand menu, choose 'published' from the drop-down menu
    if you are an Editor: click on 'Revision information' in the left-hand menu, choose 'published' from the drop-down menu
    if you are an Author: click on 'Revision information' in the left-hand menu, choose 'needs review' from the drop-down menu
  2. Save

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