Commit ce2fe66c authored by webchick's avatar webchick

#632898 by arianek and lisarex: Help File Fixup: Block module.

parent 8620a263
......@@ -17,17 +17,18 @@
function block_help($path, $arg) {
switch ($path) {
case 'admin/help#block':
$output = '<p>' . t('Blocks are boxes of content rendered into an area, or region, of a web page. The default theme Garland, for example, implements the regions "left sidebar", "right sidebar", "content", "header", and "footer", and a block may appear in any one of these areas. The <a href="@blocks">blocks administration page</a> provides a drag-and-drop interface for assigning a block to a region, and for controlling the order of blocks within regions.', array('@blocks' => url('admin/structure/block'))) . '</p>';
$output .= '<p>' . t('Although blocks are usually generated automatically by modules (like the <em>User login</em> block, for example), administrators can also define custom blocks. Custom blocks have a title, description, and body. The body of the block can be as long as necessary, and can contain content supported by any available <a href="@text-format">text format</a>.', array('@text-format' => url('admin/config/content/formats'))) . '</p>';
$output .= '<p>' . t('When working with blocks, remember that:') . '</p>';
$output .= '<ul><li>' . t('since not all themes implement the same regions, or display regions in the same way, blocks are positioned on a per-theme basis.') . '</li>';
$output .= '<li>' . t('disabled blocks, or blocks not in a region, are never shown.') . '</li>';
$output .= '<li>' . t('blocks can be configured to be visible only on certain pages.') . '</li>';
$output .= '<li>' . t('blocks can be configured to be visible only when specific conditions are true.') . '</li>';
$output .= '<li>' . t('blocks can be configured to be visible only for certain user roles.') . '</li>';
$output .= '<li>' . t('when allowed by an administrator, specific blocks may be enabled or disabled on a per-user basis using the <em>My account</em> page.') . '</li>';
$output .= '<li>' . t('some dynamic blocks, such as those generated by modules, will be displayed only on certain pages.') . '</li></ul>';
$output .= '<p>' . t('For more information, see the online handbook entry for <a href="@block">Block module</a>.', array('@block' => 'http://drupal.org/handbook/modules/block/')) . '</p>';
$output = '';
$output = '<h3>' . t('About') . '</h3>';
$output .= '<p>' . t('Blocks are boxes of content rendered into an area, or region, of one or more pages of a website. The default theme Seven, for example, implements the regions "Content", "Help", "Dashboard main", and "Dashboard sidebar", and a block may appear in any one of these areas. The <a href="@blocks">blocks administration page</a> provides a drag-and-drop interface for assigning a block to a region, and for controlling the order of blocks within regions. For more information, see the online handbook entry for <a href="@block">Block module</a>.', array('@block' => 'http://drupal.org/handbook/modules/block/', '@blocks' => url('admin/structure/block'))) . '</p>';
$output .= '<h3>' . t('Uses') . '</h3>';
$output .= '<dl>';
$output .= '<dt>' . t('Positioning content') . '</dt>';
$output .= '<dd>' . t('When working with blocks, remember that all themes do <em>not</em> implement the same regions, or display regions in the same way. Blocks are positioned on a per-theme basis. Users with the <em>Administer blocks</em> permission can disable blocks. Disabled blocks are listed on the <a href="@blocks">blocks administration page</a>, but are not displayed in any region.', array('@block' => 'http://drupal.org/handbook/modules/block/', '@blocks' => url('admin/structure/block'))) . '</dd>';
$output .= '<dt>' . t('Controlling visibility') . '</dt>';
$output .= '<dd>' . t('Blocks can be configured to be visible only on certain pages, only to users of certain roles, or only on pages displaying certain <a href="@content-type">content types</a>. Administrators can also allow specific blocks to be enabled or disabled by users when they edit their <a href="@user">My account</a> page. Some dynamic blocks, such as those generated by modules, will be displayed only on certain pages.', array('@content-type' => url('admin/structure/types'), '@user' => url('user'))) . '</dd>';
$output .= '<dt>' . t('Creating custom blocks') . '</dt>';
$output .= '<dd>' . t('Users with the <em>Administer blocks</em> permission can <a href="@block-add">add custom blocks</a>, which are then listed on the <a href="@blocks">blocks administration page</a>. Once created, custom blocks behave just like default and module-generated blocks.', array('@blocks' => url('admin/structure/block'), '@block-add' => url('admin/structure/block/add'))) . '</dd>';
$output .= '</dl>';
return $output;
case 'admin/structure/block/add':
return '<p>' . t('Use this page to create a new custom block. New blocks are disabled by default, and must be moved to a region on the <a href="@blocks">blocks administration page</a> to be visible.', array('@blocks' => url('admin/structure/block'))) . '</p>';
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