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    Drupal Views: how to display random nodes/content

    4th May 2009

    Today I had a task of displaying random node in a Views-generated sidebar block.

    This is how to do that in Drupal 7 (Views 3):

    1. edit the view which makes the block available (follow http://your.site/admin/build/views/viewname/edit)
    2. in the Sort Criteria section (under Filter), look for and add Global:Random.

    This is how to do that in Drupal 6 (Views 2):

    1. edit the view which makes the block available (follow http://your.site/admin/build/views/viewname/edit)
    2. in the Sort Criteria section, add the Random criteria.

    It can’t be simpler than that.

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