Working with drupal panels in drupal 7 (Creating Panel node)
Drupal panels can basically help with arranging weighty content on a single page, nodes or blocks. With panels, you can display various types of content from your website. Panels also can also be very interesting for creating layouts which can help reduce the workload of having to write a lot of html . Panels also work with other modules such as views and CCK. Here is a simple tutorial on how to work with drupal panels node.