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Drupal Basics:  Login, Edit Page, Add Link, Add Files, Add Images
(do not user IE or Edge web browsers to edit)

Please see instructions in Drupal Users Guide for more details.


  • Login
    -go to root URL and add '/user/ (e.g.,   or )
    -login via webauth with your Windows or UNIX account
    -navigate to the page you need to edit


    CAUTION: Please read this before you edit so that you do not make a mistake global change that causes problems!

  • Edit Basic Page
    -Click on 'New Draft' at the top of the page

    -Edit the text just like you would in 'Word'

     Click on 'Source' icon to edit HTML directly

    -Click on 'Save' when you are finished editing 
     (to not save, simply leave the page)


  • Add Link
    -Click on 'Source' icon to add link



  • Add and Replace Files
    -Go to 'Documents' section at the bottom of the page, and follow instructions in the image

    -For replacing files
        Go to "Content" > "Files".
        Locate the file that you want to update and click on the associated "Edit" link 
        (see screen capture )
        On the next screen, under "Replace File" field, select your updated version of the document from your desktop and replace the existing one (see screen capture )
    Complete that process and clear all caches and the newly uploaded file should replace the old one.


  • Add Images

    -Browse to the image and upload
    -Select image size, and set the 'Lightbox' and 'Add image description' as shown in image below

    If you have further questions after reading these instructions, please send e-mail to