Synopses & Reviews
The primary audience for this book is web site designers throughout the world interested in using Drupal to build web sites. The audience may have previous experience using Drupal but do not consider themselves proficient. They are familiar with coding a basic HTML/CSS web site, although these skills are not required to benefit from the book.
The secondary audience for this book is freelance Drupal developers who actively use Drupal to build web sites. They are proficient developers interested in reducing development time and learning Drupal best practices. Table of Contents An Overview of Drupal Setting Up a Web Host and Installing Drupal Configuring a Basic Drupal Web Site Adding Content Types and Fields People, Roles, and Permissions Enabling and Configuring Core Modules Essential Contributed Modules Theming a Drupal Website Designing for a Browser Going Live Maintaining and Updating a Drupal Site Translating Business Requirements to Drupal Functionality Drupal and Search Engine Optimization Drush, the Command-Line Shell for Drupal 50+ Contributed Modules to Spice Up Any Site Views Recipes
The open source Drupal Web site builder/content management system is one of the hottest open source Web development/design software out there.
Foundation Drupal 7 by R.J. Townsend aims to be the first or one of the first books on Drupal 7 and continues Apress successful coverage of Drupal, including the best selling Pro Drupal and its update by John K. VanDyk.
Foundation Drupal 7 is an introductory book for those who want a friendlier and easier way into learning and using Drupal.