The Administration menu is a more refined administration menu for permitted users. This menu appears in a clean, attractive, and easy to use horizontal menu at the top of all content in an OSU Drupal site. It also includes a handy set of tools that display how many users are on the site at a given time and "quick links" to commonly used site performance functions such as cache clearing tools and cron jobs.
This menu is provided by the contributed Administration Menu module.
There are different types of Drupal users. Some just need to be able to quickly change text, embed video, or update images. Other users may work in more of a developer aspect and have the responsibility of designing the structure of the site. Still others may just be concerned with user management.
The term node is a catch all term for any content form in use in a Drupal site. So this means that a Page is a node, so is a Story, and a Book page - and any other content type that might exist in Drupal.
Why is the term node used? There are actually a couple of really good reasons for this...