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Beginning Drupal 8 teaches you how to build, maintain, and manage Drupal 8-based web sites. The book covers what Drupal is, using Drupal when building a new web site, installing and configuring Drupal, creating and managing content, managing users, adding functionality to your web site through Drupal modules, and advanced topics on using themes, panels, and views.The book also builds practical examples of common Drupal sites, such as a company website, a community website, and a commerce website, that you can take and expand on to create your own Drupal 8 sites. By reading this book, you will understand the power of the Drupal platform, and why you should be using Drupal if you're not already. Through following the samples in the book, you will quickly build your confidence and your ability to use Drupal. Beginning Drupal 8 gives you the knowledge necessary to build, deploy, and manage web sites on Drupal 8.
- Set up, configure, and deploy a Drupal 7 website - Easily add exciting and powerful features - Design and implement your website's look and feel - Promote, manage, and maintain your live website - In-depth coverage of Drupal's new core features, including image handling and fields - Extended media coverage - Completely new coverage on Views - Improved and updated coverage on themes and theming - Over 150 online quiz questions and exercises included - Revised and updated for Drupal 7 based on comments from thousands of readers Drupal is an elegantly designed, well-supported and flexible open-source CMS platform that anyone can use in order to create their own website. What's more, the latest version of Drupal 7 includes a tremendous number of new features and new under-the-hood improvements for both users and developers. Drupal is a hugely popular and widely celebrated open-source Content Management System that is day-by-day becoming the first choice of people for a wide range of websites. The White house and the British government, to name but a few, turn to Drupal to fulfill their online requirements. This book provides the best way to learn and master Drupal 7, enabling you to create virtually any type of website. It meets the booming demand for well presented, clear, concise, and above all practical information on how to design and build sites like a pro. With such a powerful tool at your fingertips there is no longer any need to pay professionals to design a site when you can do the same job yourself absolutely free. All it takes is a bit of practice! By clearly and concisely demonstrating the fundamentals of Drupal and combining this with practical and methodical coverage of more advanced subjects, this book paves the way for anyone to quickly become proficient at building and operating professional websites. 150 quiz questions and exercises will help you to consolidate and expand on what you learn in the book. It is an indispensable companion for anyone and everyone interested in building a website. Experienced technical author David Mercer expertly guides the reader through all the stages of building a professional website in a plain, articulate manner. Aimed in particular at beginners to Drupal, this book will allow you to advance rapidly up the learning curve to the point where they can tackle any problem with confidence. David Mercer's new book is a comprehensive beginner's guide to installing, configuring, and building a professional Drupal 7 website What you will learn from this book : - Plan and consider various design aspects of your site - Install, set up, and configure a Drupal development machine - Find your way around the vast array of Drupal settings with ease - Add and work with modules to enhance your website's functionality - Control and manage content - Master content layout and display with Views and Panels - Work with any type of media - Deal with security issues, users, and access control - Implement a customized interface for your website - Add powerful new features and learn advanced techniques - Deploy, manage, and maintain your website Who this book is written for This book is for people with little or no experience in website design, people who are not necessarily familiar with PHP, MySQL or HTML, and above all people with little to no experience in using Drupal.
If you want your Drupal website to work well on smartphones, tablets, and desktops, this practical guide shows you how to incorporate Responsive Web Design (RWD) with specific Drupal 7 themes. You’ll learn how to create attractive, easy-to-navigate layouts for everything from tiny phone screens to 30-inch desktop monitors—all with the same codebase.Ideal for experienced Drupal developers, this book takes you through RWD basics and shows you how to build sites based on Aurora, Zen, and Omega—three popular base themes created by Drupal contributors. Whether you’re creating a new site with RWD or adapting an existing one, you’ll learn how to become a better, more efficient Drupal themer.* Understand how Responsive Web Design and CSS media queries work* Learn how the Sass stylesheet language and Compass framework support RWD* Adopt a mobile-first approach to RWD—and learn why it’s important* Get step-by-step instructions for creating custom subthemes on top of Aurora, Zen, and Omega* Tackle common problems when building and theming responsive Drupal sites* Explore alternative options for accommodating smartphone and tablet users
Migrate an existing Drupal 6 or 7 website to Backdrop and discover why you should consider using Backdrop when building a new website. You'll learn what Backdrop is, how to install and configure Backdrop, and create and manage content. Migrating from Drupal to Backdrop focuses on the user who is responsible for building, maintaining, and managing an organization's website and who is interested in Backdrop's ability to meet their site's requirements.There is a major shift in the open source CMS market and Backdrop is emerging as a significant force. The Drupal team's decision to rebuild Drupal 8 on Symfony has many developers and organizations in a quandary - do you learn a whole new framework and undertake the effort of migrating to Drupal 8, stay on Drupal 7 which will at some point be officially unsupported, or adopt Backdrop as their go-forward strategic platform? There is also a large mid-market that may not have the ability to scale up with the skills required to support Drupal 8 (Symfony), making Backdrop a viable and attractive alternative. By reading this book, you will: Understand why you should use Backdrop and the power of the platform Quickly build confidence in your ability to use Backdrop Gain the knowledge necessary to build, deploy, and manage web sites of moderate complexity on Backdrop Understand the process for migrating a Drupal 6 or 7 site to Backdrop What You Will Learn: What Backdrop is and why you should use it How to install a basic Backdrop web site from scratch How to create content in your new Backdrop web site How to install and configure modules How to migrate a Drupal 6 site to BackdropHow to migrate a Drupal 7 site to Backdrop Who This Book Is For: <, This book is for technical users who need to use Backdrop to create websites using the platform or to manage existing content, as well as developers who are new to the Backdrop platform. The book is also targeted at organizations that currently use Drupal 6 or 7 and who wish to remain on the base architecture of those platforms as they move forward on Backdrop.
Learn what Backdrop CMS is and how it fulfills the role of a content management system, along with how to install and configure it. This book teaches how to create and manage content, taxonomy, users, page layouts, and menus to get the best site possible. You'll also see how to install on shared hosting - which is a focus of the Backdrop CMS team - to make hosting your website affordable.Backdrop CMS has a very strong community, and Beginning Backdrop CMS shows you how to leverage Backdrop CMS's repository of contributed modules and themes to expand the functionality and look of your site, along with how to contribute your own material to the community.Beginning Backdrop CMS focuses on the user who is responsible for building, maintaining, and managing an organization's website and who is interested in Backdrop CMS's ability to meet their site's requirements. It covers why you should consider using a content management system when building a new web site.By reading this book, you will:Understand why you should use Backdrop CMS and the power of the platform. Build confidence in your ability to use Backdrop CMS. Gain the knowledge necessary to build, deploy, and manage web sites of moderate complexity on Backdrop CMS. Understand the process for migrating a Drupal 6 or 7 site to Backdrop CMS. What You Will LearnInstall a basic Backdrop CMS web site from scratch Create content in your new Backdrop CMS web site Work with and manage menus and usersBuild and use layouts when creating pages on your siteCreate a Backdrop CMS theme Understand the basics of a Backdrop CMS module Who This Book is For Technical users who need to use Backdrop CMS to create websites using the platform and to manage content. Developers who are new to the Backdrop CMS platform. The book is also targeted at organizations that currently use Drupal 6 or 7 and who wish to remain on the base architecture of those platforms as they move forward on Backdrop CMS.
Das Open Source-CMS Drupal gilt als professionelles, hoch anpass- und belastbares sowie Community-starkes CMS. Neben den Zeitungen DIE WELT, DIE ZEIT, der Second Life-Schmiede Lindenlab, Hillary Clinton und SONY BMG setzt auch die videolastige MTV-Site auf Drupal.Mit diesem Buch lernen Sie, eine Website mit Drupal 6 aufzusetzen, zu pflegen und auszubauen. Sie beginnen mit der Einrichtung der Webumgebung, machen erste Schritte im Administrator-Bereich und bauen dann Ihre Site Modul um Modul zu Ihrer Wunschsite aus mit Video- und Podcast-Funktion, Fotogalerie, News etc. Ein umfassendes Kapitel zum Thema Template&CSS zeigt Ihnen außerdem, wie Sie Ihre Drupal-Site gestalten.
Successfully architect a Drupal 8 website that scales to meet project requirements of any size and scope. Starting with a one-chapter review of Drupal basics, you'll dive into deeper topics including software development processes, architecting a Drupal site, scaling Drupal, working effectively with themes, and more. In addition to a thorough discussion of custom module development and how to develop modules as building blocks, you'll also review many common ways of integrating Drupal with other 3rd party systems.Building and maintaining an enterprise-ready Drupal website presents a unique set of challenges and complexities. From development processes and content management to deployments, version control and more, all aspects of Drupal development are impacted when two or more developers are on a project. If you are involved in a Drupal project that requires frequent updates and long-term support from a team of developers, system administrators, and end-users, Enterprise Drupal 8 Development is for you.Whether you're an experienced Drupal developer looking to expand your skills, a systems administrator managing a Drupal project, or a PHP developer new to Drupal, Enterprise Drupal 8 Development will give you the knowledge and inspiration you need to manage large and complex projects.What You'll LearnArchitect Drupal for development teams and apply best practices for large Drupal projectsIntegrate 3rd party applications with DrupalManage content, code, and configuration across multiple staging environmentsBuild a consistent user experience for administrators and content creators Who This Book Is ForThe primary audience is intermediate to advanced Drupal developers who are working on large-scale Drupal projects and advanced PHP developers new to DrupalThe secondary audience is IT Professionals such as Systems Administrators managing Drupal projects