(1) Basic URL Structure for Drupal Content
Once you create content, you can find its nid (node ID), its a unique identifier for that node, in the URL. You can easily determine the nid through the URL,see the following url , where [nid] is the node ID of that page:
(2) Setting Up Basic Site Information
(3) Understand User Roles and Permissions
• anonymous user – a user that is not logged in
• authenticated user – a user that is logged in and has an account on your Drupal site
• admin user – a user that is logged in, has an account on your Drupal site, and has rights to administer the website
(4) Customization of Error Pages
(5) Managing Navigation Menus
2. Primary links – major sections of the site, typically like the tabs across the top of the page
3. Secondary links – an additional set of links for items like legal notices, contact details and other less-important navigational elements
(6) Flush Your Cache , When Something Goes Wrong
However, if your site acts strangely or you can’t see your theme edits during development, use the Flush Cache function. Flushing your cache clears out your Drupal cache and allows the site to rebuild itself with up-to-date information.
(7) Setting Up Clean URLs
(8) Troubleshooting the "White Screen of Death"
(9) Basic Theme Development Concepts
• page.tpl.php – the default template for pages
• node.tpl.php – the default template for how a specific node will display
• style.css – all custom CSS for the site
(10) Back Up Your Database in a Safe Location
(11) Google- Your Best Friend
Whenever you encounter a Drupal issue, Google is your friend. Copy and paste the exact error message, and consider putting the search term inside double quotes so that Google does a literal search.