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Sams Teach Yourself Drupal in 24 Hours (Sams Teach Yourself...in 24 Hours)

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Publisher Comments:

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, learn how to build powerful, easy-to-maintain websites with Drupal–fast! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll master every skill you’ll need, from organizing sites and using Drupal’s design themes to setting up search, polls, forums, and security. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success!

 

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Drupal tasks.

Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.

By the Way notes present interesting information related to the

discussion. Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you easier ways to

perform tasks. Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them.

 

Jesse Feiler provides consulting services to small businesses and non-profits through his company, North Country Consulting (northcountryconsulting.com). His recent books include FileMaker Pro 10 In Depth, The Bento Book, How to Do Everything with Web 2.0 Mashups, and iWork ‘09 For Dummies®.

 

Register your book at informit.com/register for convenient access to all sample project source code, as well as updates and corrections as they become available.

 

Category: Web Development

Covers: Drupal

User Level: Beginning—Intermediate

 

Learn how to…

  •  Make the most of Drupal, whether you’re building business, non-profit, or personal sites
  •  Download, install, and configure open source Drupal 6 and 7, and make sure it’s working properly
  •  Plan and organize your sites so they are easy to manage–and friendly to both users and search engines
  •  Customize sites with Drupal’s extensive library of optional open source modules
  •  Create barebone sites and home pages automatically
  •  Add text, images, links, and other essential site features
  •  Master Drupal’s powerful Content Construction Kit (CCK)
  •  Incorporate new types of content, ranging from articles to e-commerce products
  •  Secure Drupal sites by managing users, permissions, roles, and user profiles
  •  Categorize and tag content, and implement full-text search
  •  Promote user involvement with polls, comments, forums, RSS feed aggregation, blogs, and newsletters
  •  Automate and simplify site management with Triggers, Actions, and Rules

 

Book News Annotation:

This tutorial explains how to build web sites with Drupal. The lessons, 24 in all, are in sections on getting started with Drupal, socializing and communicating, and creating a site. Appendixes provide information on updating Drupal and the background of Drupal. Learning features include chapter quizzes and exercises, question and answer boxes, tips and cautions, notes on alternate ways of performing tasks, and checklists. B&w screenshots illustrate step-by-step directions. Feiler is a consultant. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Until recently users needed programming skills to use Drupal because there were gaps in its modules. However, since the release of Drupal 6, users can build powerful sites without having recourse to PHP or even CSS. This book covers both Drupal 6 and the soon-to-be-released Drupal 7.

About the Author

 

Jesse Feiler has taught and spoken at a variety of conferences and meetings including several Geek Cruises, nonprofit and community technology groups, as well as developer user groups. He appears regularly on WAMC/Public Radio for the Northeast speaking about new technologies. A recognized expert on all things Mac and FileMaker, his books have provided introductory and advanced guidance to users of Mac OS X, FileMaker, Apple Script, and Automator.

Table of Contents

I. GETTING STARTED WITH DRUPAL

HOUR 1. USING THE 21st CENTURY WEB

HOUR 2. EXPLORING DRUPAL

HOUR 3. SETTING UP AND INSTALLING DRUPAL

HOUR 4. ADMINISTERING DRUPAL THEMES AND MODULES

HOUR 5. USING DRUPAL NODES, PAGES, AND FRONT PAGE

HOUR 6. USING IMAGES

HOUR 7. MANAGING USERS, ROLES, AND PERMISSIONS

II. SOCIALIZING AND COMMUNICATING

HOUR 8. USING COMMENTS, DISCUSSIONS, AND USER CONTRIBUTIONS

HOUR 9. USING POLLS

HOUR 10.CREATING CONTACT FORMS AND WEB FORMS WITH CCK

HOUR 11. USING BLOGS

HOUR 12. WORKING WITH TAGS, TAXONOMIES, AND CATEGORIES

HOUR 13. SEARCHING AND AUTHORSHIP

III. CREATING A SITE

HOUR 14. BUILDING YOUR FIRST LIVE SITE

HOUR 15. CHOOSING A THEME

HOUR 16. USING BLOCKS

HOUR 17. WORKING WITH MENUS

HOUR 18. LAYING OUT PANEL PAGES

HOUR 19. USING EVENTS AND CALENDARS

HOUR 20. WORKING WITH VIEWS

HOUR 21.CLEANING URLS AND USING PATHAUTO

HOUR 22. MANAGING THE SITE: USING TRIGGERS AND WORKFLOW

HOUR 23. LAUNCHING THE SITE

HOUR 24. CUSTOMIZING THEMES AND THEIR CSS

APP A: INSTALLING DRUPAL

APP B: DRUPAL BACKGROUND

Product Details

ISBN:
9780672331268
Author:
Feiler, Jesse
Publisher:
Sams
Subject:
Web - Page Design
Subject:
Web sites -- Management.
Subject:
Open source software
Subject:
Internet - Web Site Design
Subject:
Internet - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Sams Teach Yourself...in 24 Hours
Publication Date:
November 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
456
Dimensions:
9.26x7.10x.94 in. 1.55 lbs.

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