When adding a new document that mainly intended to be browsed online, such as this one, the recommended format is as a Book. The BGA Policies is another such an example.
If you're adding a new (static) page to the site, which should happen infrequently now that the vast majority of the site is set up, then you need to consider whether the page should appear in the RSS feed. In general, we wouldn't expect such pages to be in the feed, but if it's a totally new aspect of information then it might be.
These items don't need to be created as separate pages, or even as part of existing pages, and may not need any HTML usage at all, or even assigning a page reference (URL). Using the Drupal Story concept will automatically ensure that each such item will appear as a separate item in the RSS feed.
The following Drupal Input formats can be used to help you create content:
The most important thing about this site is the content. Let there be no doubt about that.
So if you have some valuable content, and it is a choice between slapping it up on the site any old how, or trying to obey all of these guidelines and therefore never getting around to it, do the former.
If you want help in making your content meet these guidelines, then by all
There are a number of other maintenance activities, some involving bespoke scripts, that are involved in keeping the website up to date.
what needs to be said?
Drupal is a free and open source modular framework and content management system (CMS) written in the programming language PHP using MySQL as the database management system.
This web site is hosted by Bytemark, on their normal commercial terms. The site started in 1998, but was revamped in spring 2008 to operate using Drupal.
We have a complete virtual server running Debian Linux "Lenny". The web server is Apache with many pages in PHP5. Databases are in MySQL.
This document describes the various activities that are needed to maintain the BGA website in full error-free operation. It is not intended to be generally publicly available, but should be for the webmaster and everybody who had management access to the website.