Drupal For Dummies, 2nd Edition
By Lynn Beighley, Seamus Bellamy
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: September 2011
Pages: 384

Get your feet wet with Drupal and see how easy it is to buildand manage your website

Need to build a website but don't want to drown in technicalmumbo-jumbo? This book and Drupal 7 are just what you need. Youdon't have to know coding; you don't even need to know how tocreate web pages. Here's how to get and install Drupal, build abasic site, add a blog, manage user activities, even set up ashopping cart. Why not dive right in?

  • Getting started — conquer the challenge of installingDrupal and take advantage of its free, flexible, and customizablefeatures

  • Adding pages — learn the structure and format of a Drupalsite and build your first Drupal basic pages

  • Managing content — create and enable polls, blogs, forums,and contact forms, and update your site with a click

  • Planning your purpose — decide whether your site shouldconvey information, share news, sell products, or serve acommunity

  • Using modules — understand modules and use them to createinteractive site elements

  • Beefing it up — pull content and data from other sites,customize colors, and add logos and art

  • Playing in the Garden — see how Drupal Gardens lets youcreate a site without worrying about web hosting or installingsoftware

Open the book and find:

  • Steps for installing Drupal

  • Dynamic things that Drupal can do to enhance your site

  • Sensible guidelines for user registration

  • How Drupal uses nodes

  • All about modules

  • Tips for creating blogs and forums

  • How to keep themes, modules, and Drupal up to date

  • Directions for building a storefront

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