Link to Courses on the UGA Bulletin

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The UGA Bulletin holds all courses. Sometimes, instead of using the Courses content type in Drupal, clients just want to provide a link to the Bulletin entry. But how does do you get that link? 

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When you search the Bulletin for either a specific course or all courses in a subject area, the url at the top doesn't change to provide you with a link to your results. This makes it difficult to provide anything other than a general link to the Bulletin for course reference. 

In the below example, I've searched for AFAM 2020, which is now showing as a result. 

Notice that the url at the top is still the general url,, and does not reflect my search results:

Solutions - Use One of These Link Patterns

There are patterns we can use to get links to both specific Bulletin courses and to courses from general subject areas.

URL pattern for a specific course

Here's the url for the course we searched for in the above example, AFAM 2020.

1) Take this base URL:

2) And add the course Prefix and Number to it without spaces. In our case, AFAM2020.


So here's how it goes all together: + AFAM2020 =

URL pattern for all courses in a subject area

Here's how we can see a Bulletin list of all African-American Studies courses:

1) Take this base URL:

2) And add the subject area Prefix to it. In our case, AFAM.


So here's how it goes all together: + AFAM =

You now have a link to all African-American Studies courses. 

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