Drupal 7 Explained

Author: Stephen Burge
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780133124231
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Computers

"Drupal 7 is an amazingly powerful web content management system. But many newcomers find it confusing, and most Drupal books are just too complicated to help. If you want to spend less time struggling with complex instructions, and more time building sites that make you proud, this is the book for you! Top Drupal trainer Stephen Burge teaches everything you need to know--and nothing you don't need to know! You'll master Drupal one easy step at a time, through a complete, real-world sample project. You'll find crystal-clear visuals, simple explanations, perfect analogies--all extensively tested with real Drupal beginners. Drupal 7 Explained requires absolutely no experience with Drupal, content management, website construction, programming, scripting, or even HTML."--

Drupal 7 Explained

Author: Stephen Burge
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780133124262
Release Date: 2013-05-15
Genre: Computers

At last: Drupal made truly easy! Master Drupal 7 hands-on, step-by-step, through easy examples from a leading Drupal trainer! Drupal 7 is an amazingly powerful web content management system. But many newcomers find it confusing, and most Drupal books are just too complicated to help. If you want to spend less time struggling with complex instructions, and more time building sites that make you proud, this is the book for you! Top Drupal trainer Stephen Burge teaches everything you need to know—and nothing you don’t need to know! You’ll master Drupal one easy step at a time, through a complete, real-world sample project. You’ll find crystal-clear visuals, simple explanations, perfect analogies—all extensively tested with real Drupal beginners. This Guide’s quick, easy coverage includes • Planning a site that will be easy to build and manage • Installing Drupal and setting it up to work reliably and securely • Quickly finding the Drupal tools and features you’re looking for • Mastering an easy 3-step workflow for creating new content • Delivering more interesting content with fields and new content types • Creating intuitive site structures and user navigation • Adding powerful site features with just a few clicks • Completely redesigning your site in minutes with Themes • Adding site search, registration, and more • Presenting content in tables, lists, grids, or photo galleries • Creating advanced layouts and 2- or 3-column designs • Controlling what users on your site can see and do • Preparing your site for launch • Administering and updating a live site efficiently and safely Drupal 7 Explained requires absolutely no experience with Drupal, content management, website construction, programming, scripting, or even HTML. Stephen Burge has taught thousands of beginners—and thousands more who’ve experimented with Drupal but haven’t mastered it yet. Nobody knows more about guiding Drupal users up the learning curve—from confusion to results!

Drupal 8 Explained

Author: Cindy McCourt
Publisher:
ISBN: 152099026X
Release Date: 2017-03-14
Genre: Drupal (Computer file)

Key Features Updated for 2018: This is the newest version of the best-selling Drupal book. Clear instruction: Learn Drupal 8 by following plain English, clear visuals and enjoyable step-by-step instructions. Hands-on learning: Master Drupal 8 by building a complete Drupal site. Book Description Drupal 8 is an amazingly powerful web content management system. But many newcomers find it confusing, and most Drupal books are just too complicated to help. If you want to spend less time struggling with complex instructions, and more time building sites that make you proud, this is the book for you! Stephen Burge has taught thousands of beginners - and thousands more who've experimented with Drupal but haven't mastered it yet. Burge and the OSTraining team make learning fun. Like their online training, you learn by following enjoyable, step-by-step instructions. OSTraining books are written in plain English and are supported by plenty of online documentation and videos. Drupal 8 Explained requires absolutely no experience with Drupal, content management, website construction, programming, scripting, or even HTML. Please note: This book is 100% aimed at Drupal beginners. Drupal 8 Explained contains very little code, and that is absolutely deliberate. If you want to learn how to create themes or code modules, there are other books for you. What You'll Learn You'll master Drupal 8 hands-on, through a complete case study, crystal-clear visuals, simple explanations, and on-target analogies, all extensively tested with real Drupal beginners. Burge walks you through installing Drupal 8, planning sites that are easy to use and manage, adding content, and incorporating powerful site features without programming. Finally, Burge shows you how to run your site securely and efficiently, no matter how big or popular it becomes! About the Authors Stephen Burge has split his career between teaching and web development. He now runs OSTraining.com, which specializes in teaching website development. OSTraining.com's clients include Apple, Pfizer, and the U.S. Departments of Energy, Education, and Commerce. Burge's books are some of the world's best-selling guides to the software they cover. Other books by Burge include: Joomla Explained (Addison - Wesley, 2011) Drupal 7 Explained (Addison - Wesley, 2013) Joomla 3 Explained (Addison - Wesley, 2014) MySQL Explained (OSTraining, 2015) Drupal 7 Explained (OSTraining, 2017) Drupal 8 Explained (OSTraining, 2017) Joomla 3 Explained (OSTraining, 2017) Multilingual Joomla Explained (OSTraining, 2017) Magento Explained (OSTraining, 2017) WooCommerce Explained (OSTraining, 2017) WordPress Explained (OSTraining, 2017) Cindy McCourt is an experienced Drupal trainer, who coaches clients side-by-side to build internal Drupal capacity while planning and developing their Drupal solutions. She specialized in user experience planning, configuration, and code strategizing, site building and project management. Table of Contents Drupal Explained Drupal Planning Explained Drupal Installations Explained Drupal Administration Explained Drupal Content Explained Drupal Fields Explained Drupal Modules Explained Drupal Menus Explained Drupal Blocks Explained Drupal Themes Explained Drupal Views Explained Drupal Layout Modules Explained Finishing the Design Explained Drupal Users Explained Drupal Site Management Explained

Joomla Explained

Author: Stephen Burge
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780132599740
Release Date: 2011-06-27
Genre: Computers

Master Joomla! hands-on, step-by-step, through easy, practical examples! Joomla! now powers tens of millions of websites of every size and type. But many beginners find it confusing, and most Joomla! books are too complex to help. Joomla! Explained is the solution. Top Joomla! trainer Stephen Burge teaches everything beginners need to know--and nothing they don’t need to know! Joomla! Explained requires absolutely no experience with Joomla! content management, website construction, programming, scripting, or even HTML. Stephen Burge has taught thousands of beginners--and thousands more who’ve experimented with Joomla! but haven’t mastered it yet. Nobody knows more about guiding Joomla! users up the learning curve--from confusion to results! You’ll master Joomla! one easy step at a time, through a complete hands-on case study. Burge presents crystal-clear visuals, explanations, and analogies--all extensively tested with real Joomla! beginners.

Joomla 3 Explained

Author: Stephen Burge
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780321943224
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Computers

Provides information on how to use the open-source Web content management system to create websites, including installation, content editing, menus, plugins, modules, components, and templates.

Drupal 7 Explained

Author: Cindy McCourt
Publisher:
ISBN: 1521591946
Release Date: 2017-06-27
Genre:

Key Features Updated for 2018: This is the newest version of the best-selling Drupal book. Clear instruction: Learn Drupal 7 by following plain English, clear visuals and enjoyable step-by-step instructions. Hands-on learning: Master Drupal 7 by building a complete Drupal site. Book Description Drupal 7 is an amazingly powerful web content management system. But many newcomers find it confusing, and most Drupal books are just too complicated to help. If you want to spend less time struggling with complex instructions, and more time building sites that make you proud, this is the book for you! Stephen Burge has taught thousands of beginners - and thousands more who've experimented with Drupal but haven't mastered it yet. Nobody knows more about guiding Drupal users up the learning curve! Burge and the OSTraining team make learning fun. Like their online training, you learn by following enjoyable, step-by-step instructions. OSTraining books are written in plain English and are supported by plenty of online documentation and videos. Drupal 7 Explained requires absolutely no experience with Drupal, content management, website construction, programming, scripting, or even HTML. Please note: This book is 100% aimed at Drupal beginners. Drupal 7 Explained contains very little code, and that is absolutely deliberate. If you want to learn how to create themes or code modules, there are other books for you. What You'll Learn You'll master Drupal 7 hands-on, through a complete case study, crystal-clear visuals, simple explanations, and on-target analogies, all extensively tested with real Drupal beginners. Burge walks you through installing Drupal 7, planning sites that are easy to use and manage, adding content, and incorporating powerful site features without programming. Finally, Burge shows you how to run your site securely and efficiently, no matter how big or popular it becomes! About the Authors Stephen Burge has split his career between teaching and web development. He now runs OSTraining.com, which specializes in teaching website development. OSTraining.com's clients include Apple, Pfizer, and the U.S. Departments of Energy, Education, and Commerce. Burge's books are some of the world's best-selling guides to the software they cover. Other books by Burge include: Joomla Explained (Addison - Wesley, 2011) Drupal 7 Explained (Addison - Wesley, 2013) Joomla 3 Explained (Addison - Wesley, 2014) MySQL Explained (OSTraining, 2015) Drupal 7 Explained (OSTraining, 2017) Drupal 8 Explained (OSTraining, 2017) Joomla 3 Explained (OSTraining, 2017) Multilingual Joomla Explained (OSTraining, 2017) Magento Explained (OSTraining, 2017) WooCommerce Explained (OSTraining, 2017) WordPress Explained (OSTraining, 2017) Cindy McCourt is an experienced Drupal trainer, who coaches clients side-by-side to build internal Drupal capacity while planning and developing their Drupal solutions. She specialized in user experience planning, configuration, and code strategizing, site building and project management. Table of Contents Drupal Explained Drupal Planning Explained Drupal Installations Explained Drupal Administration Explained Drupal Content Explained Drupal Fields Explained Drupal Taxonomy Explained Drupal Modules Explained Drupal Menus Explained Drupal Themes Explained Drupal Blocks Explained Drupal Views Explained Drupal Layout Modules Explained Drupal Users Explained Drupal Site Management Explained

Drupal 7 Module Development

Author: Matt Butcher
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781849511179
Release Date: 2010-12-03
Genre: Computers

Create your own Drupal 7 modules from scratch.

Drupal 7 Development by Example Beginner s Guide

Author: Kurt Madel
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781849516815
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Computers

As part of Packt’s Beginner’s Guide series, this book will walk the reader through straightforward examples that show the creation of an e-commerce site built on Drupal. This book is for people who have some experience building websites and who want to learn to do so with Drupal 7. You should have experience with HTML markup, CSS, and jQuery. Experience with previous versions of Drupal would be helpful, but is not necessary.

Programmer s Guide to Drupal

Author: Jennifer Hodgdon
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491912621
Release Date: 2015-10-13
Genre: Computers

If you’re a web programmer, your experiences have taught you certain lessons—and only some of them apply well to Drupal. Drupal has its own set of programming principles that require a different approach, and many programmers make mistakes when relying on skills they’ve used for other projects. This book will show you which programming techniques you can use—and which you should avoid—when building web applications with this popular content management framework. Updated to cover both Drupal 7 and Drupal 8, the guidelines in this book demonstrate which programming practices conform to the "Drupal way" and which don’t. The book also serves as an excellent guide for Drupal 7 programmers looking to make the transition to Drupal 8. Get an overview of Drupal, including Drupal core and add-on modules and themes Learn Drupal’s basic programming principles, such as the ability to customize behavior and output with hooks Compare Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 programming methods, APIs, and concepts Discover common Drupal programming mistakes—and why hacking is one of them Explore specific areas where you can put your programming skills to work Learn about the new object-oriented Drupal 8 API, including plugins and services

Beginning Drupal 7

Author: Todd Tomlinson
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430228608
Release Date: 2010-12-31
Genre: Computers

This book focuses on the nontechnical user who is responsible for building, maintaining, and managing Drupal web sites. The book covers why you should consider using Drupal when building a new web site, what Drupal is, installing and configuring Drupal, creating and managing content, managing users, adding functionality to your web site through Drupal modules, and more advanced topics on using themes, panels, and views. By reading this book, you will: Understand why you should use Drupal and the power of the platform. Quickly build confidence in your ability to use Drupal. Gain the knowledge necessary to build, deploy, and manage web sites of moderate complexity on Drupal 7.

Using Drupal

Author: Angela Byron
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449336158
Release Date: 2012-04-10
Genre: Computers

Take advantage of Drupal’s vast collection of community-contributed modules and discover how they make this web framework unique and valuable. With this guide, you’ll learn how to combine modules in interesting ways (with minimal code-wrangling) to develop several community-driven websites— including a job posting board, photo gallery, online store, product review database, and event calendar. The second edition focuses on Drupal 7, the latest version of this open source system. Each project spans an entire chapter, with step-by-step "recipes" to help you build out the precise functionality the site requires. With this book, developers new to Drupal will gain experience through a hands-on introduction, and experienced Drupal developers will learn real-world best practices. Learn Drupal’s concepts and building blocks, and how everything works together Hit the ground running—build your first Drupal site hands-on Explore solutions that meet each project’s requirements, and discover why specific modules were selected Understand the projects through case studies, including the client’s needs and desires Learn how to configure modules with a bird’s-eye view of how they work Discover new modules, including Drupal Commerce, Media, and Workbench

Drupal 7

Author: Tom Geller
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780321658838
Release Date: 2010-12-08
Genre: Computers

Visual QuickStart Guides, designed in an attractive tutorial and reference format, are the quickest, easiest, and most thorough way to learn applications, tasks, and technologies. The Visual QuickStart Guides are a smart choice and guide the learner in a friendly and respectful tone. Visually presented with copious screenshots, the focused discussions by topic and tasks make learning a breeze and quickly take you to exactly what you want to learn. The free and open-source package Drupal is one of the most user-friendly and popular web content management systems (CMSes) available. Sites built on it are highly visible and include The White House and Amnesty International. Its web-based interface allows those with little or no experience to create professional-looking sites quickly while its flexibility gives them access to such features as blogs, polls, and forums. Drupal 7: Visual QuickStart Guide uses plenty of screenshots and step-by-step instructions to walk a reader through the process of building a site using Drupal. To begin, the book details the process of downloading and unpacking Drupal, creating the MySQL database, and installing Drupal. It then moves on to explain the administrative interfaces, how to select a visual theme and create and customize content, and how to improve access to that content. Next the book walks readers through managing user accounts, customizing Drupal’s look and feel, and extending Drupal with modules. Although Drupal 7: Visual QuickStart Guide is written for beginners, it goes beyond the basic package to ease readers into advanced topics. A glossary and cross-references throughout the book give readers complete possession of the concepts, vocabulary, and steps necessary to reach Drupal mastery. From start to finish, it’s a complete guide for getting up and running with Drupal 7.

The Definitive Guide to Drupal 7

Author: Benjamin Melancon
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430231363
Release Date: 2011-12-27
Genre: Computers

The Definitive Guide to Drupal 7 is the most comprehensive book for getting sites done using the powerful and extensible Drupal content management system. Written by a panel of expert authors, the book covers every aspect of Drupal, from planning a successful project all the way up to making a living from designing Drupal sites and to contributing to the Drupal community yourself. With this book you will: Follow practical approaches to solving many online communication needs with Drupal with real examples. Learn how to keep learning about Drupal: administration, development, theming, design, and architecture. Go beyond the code to engage with the Drupal community as a contributing member and to do Drupal sustainably as a business. The Definitive Guide to Drupal 7 was written by the following team of expert Drupal authors: Benjamin Melançon, Jacine Luisi, Károly Négyesi, Greg Anderson, Bojhan Somers, Stéphane Corlosquet, Stefan Freudenberg, Michelle Lauer, Ed Carlevale, Florian Lorétan, Dani Nordin, Ryan Szrama, Susan Stewart, Jake Strawn, Brian Travis, Dan Hakimzadeh, Amye Scavarda, Albert Albala, Allie Micka, Robert Douglass, Robin Monks, Roy Scholten, Peter Wolanin, Kay VanValkenburgh, Greg Stout, Kasey Qynn Dolin, Mike Gifford, Claudina Sarahe, Sam Boyer, and Forest Mars, with contributions from George Cassie, Mike Ryan, Nathaniel Catchpole, and Dmitri Gaskin. For more information, check out the Drupaleasy podcast #63, in which author Benjamin Melançon discusses The Definitive Guide to Drupal 7 in great detail: http://drupaleasy.com/podcast/2011/08/drupaleasy-podcast-63-epic

Drupal For Dummies

Author: Lynn Beighley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118083482
Release Date: 2011-10-11
Genre: Computers

Presents information on creating and managing a Web site with Drupal.

Drupal User s Guide

Author: Emma Jane Hogbin
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132161039
Release Date: 2011-09-15
Genre: Computers

Finally, Drupal Made Easy: A Step-By-Step Guide from Planning to Finished Site The open source content management system Drupal offers amazing flexibility, sophistication, and power. The catch? Many first-time users find it difficult to get started, and most Drupal books don’t help with the initial stages. Drupal™ User’s Guide is different: easy to use, fun to read, practical, and complete! Long-time Drupal site developer Emma Jane Hogbin guides you through every step of building sites with Drupal, from installation and site planning through launching your first site. Drawing on her experience teaching thousands of beginners, she covers both Drupal and Web design tasks, showing exactly how they fit together. Drupal™ User’s Guide shows how to use Drupal 7’s newest improvements to build more modern, manageable sites for any business or organization. Hogbin covers crucial topics other Drupal books ignore, including search engine optimization and accessibility. Walk through installing Drupal on Mac OS X and Linux Web servers Get comfortable with Drupal 7’s new administrative interface Build a basic site in minutes Create S.M.A.R.T. (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely) site goals Audit your existing content so you can make the most of it Explore, choose, and customize Drupal themes Walk through building a community site with private discussion area Build a complete business association directory site Use Web forms to capture and display any kind of content Take advantage of Drupal’s powerful Views module Choose the right Drupal and third-party modules to build virtually any site Optimize your site for Google and other search engines Use advanced techniques to improve your visitors’ experiences If you want to create great sites with Drupal–with no hassle, no confusion, and no degree in computer science–this is the book for you!