Building E-commerce Sites with Drupal Commerce Cookbook


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  • Learn how to build attractive eCommerce sites with Drupal Commerce
  • Customise your Drupal Commerce store for maximum impact
  • Reviewed by the creators of Drupal Commerce: The CommerceGuys

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 206 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : June 2013
ISBN : 1782161228
ISBN 13 : 9781782161226
Author(s) : Richard Carter
Topics and Technologies : All Books, CMS and eCommerce, Cookbooks, Drupal, e-Commerce, Open Source

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Installing and Configuring Drupal Commerce
Chapter 2: Configuring Products with Drupal Commerce
Chapter 3: Managing Your Drupal Commerce Store Day-to-day
Chapter 4: Useful Modules for Drupal Commerce
Chapter 5: Payment and Shipping Modules for Drupal Commerce
Chapter 6: Drupal Commerce Search Engine Optimization
Chapter 7: Theming Drupal Commerce
Chapter 8: Further Configuration
Appendix: A Blueprint for a T-shirt Store in Drupal Commerce
Index
  • Chapter 1: Installing and Configuring Drupal Commerce
    • Introduction
    • Installing Drupal Commerce to an existing Drupal 7 website
    • Installing Drupal Commerce with Commerce Kickstart 2
    • Creating your first product
    • Configuring the checkout in Drupal Commerce
    • Configuring the currency in Drupal Commerce
    • Changing your store's logo file
    • Changing your store's favicon (favorites icon)
    • Adding social media icons on product pages
    • Chapter 2: Configuring Products with Drupal Commerce
      • Introduction
      • Adding multiple images to a product
      • Creating products with a file upload field
      • Creating products with a custom text field
      • Creating products with custom attributes
      • Creating product categories in Drupal Commerce
      • Chapter 3: Managing Your Drupal Commerce Store Day-to-day
        • Introduction
        • Disabling products from your Drupal Commerce store
        • Displaying and managing orders in your Drupal Commerce store
        • Exporting products from Drupal Commerce
        • Creating category menus in Drupal Commerce
        • Extending customer profiles in Drupal Commerce
        • Chapter 4: Useful Modules for Drupal Commerce
          • Introduction
          • Allowing multiple shipments per delivery in Drupal Commerce
          • Accepting payment by cheque in Drupal Commerce
          • The Commerce Cart Expiration module
          • Setting a maximum and minimum order amount in Drupal Commerce
          • Displaying progress steps for checkout in Drupal Commerce
          • Automatically assigning an SKU to your products in Drupal Commerce
          • Chapter 5: Payment and Shipping Modules for Drupal Commerce
            • Introduction
            • Integrating Authorize.net with Drupal Commerce
            • Integrating PayPal Website Payments Standard with Drupal Commerce
            • Integrating PayPal Website Payments Pro with Drupal Commerce
            • Integrating SagePay Form Integration with Drupal Commerce
            • Setting up VAT or a sales tax in Drupal Commerce
            • Chapter 6: Drupal Commerce Search Engine Optimization
              • Introduction
              • Using search engine friendly URLs for your products
              • Verifying your Drupal Commerce website with Bing and Google
              • Creating an XML sitemap for your Drupal Commerce store
              • Adding a meta description field to your Drupal Commerce product display
              • Integrating Google Authorship with your Drupal Commerce store
              • Chapter 7: Theming Drupal Commerce
                • Introduction
                • Creating a new theme for Drupal Commerce
                • Customizing Drupal Commerce product pages
                • Customizing the Drupal Commerce checkout
                • Theming Drupal Commerce's cart page
                • Using Google Fonts with your Drupal Commerce theme
                • Chapter 8: Further Configuration
                  • Introduction
                  • Enabling product reviews on your Drupal Commerce store
                  • Adding a contact form to your Drupal Commerce store
                  • Filtering UK postcodes or US ZIP codes from your Drupal Commerce store
                  • Enhancing customer experience at checkout in Drupal Commerce with Ajax

                    Richard Carter

                    Richard Carter is a web designer and frontend web developer based in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England.

                    His experience includes many open source e-commerce and content management systems, including Magento, MediaWiki, WordPress, and Drupal. He has worked with clients including the University of Edinburgh, University College Dublin, Directgov, NHS Choices, and BusinessLink.gov.uk.

                    He is a creative director at Peacock Carter Ltd (peacockcarter.co.uk), a web design and development agency based in the North East of England. He graduated from the University of Durham in Software Engineering, and currently lives in Newcastle upon Tyne. He blogs at earlgreyandbattenburg.co.uk and tweets as @RichardCarter and @PeacockCarter.

                    This is his sixth book. He has previously written MediaWiki Skins Design, Magento 1.3 Theme Design, Magento 1.4 Theme Design, Joomla! 1.5 Templates Cookbook, and The Beginner's Guide to Drupal Commerce, and acted as a technical reviewer on MediaWiki 1.1 Beginners Guide, Inkscape 0.48 Illustrator's Cookbook, and Apress' The Definitive Guide To Drupal 7.

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                    What you will learn from this book

                    • Start selling on the web with Drupal Commerce
                    • Improve your store’s search engine friendliness
                    • Customise the look and feel of your store
                    • Streamline the way you manage your store with hints and tips for everyday management
                    • Calculate the correct tax on your orders
                    • Manage customer profiles to make both your life and your customers’ lives easier
                    • Create custom product types to allow files uploads, colour and size variations, and more
                    • Includes end-to-end T-shirt shop tutorial and blueprint

                    In Detail

                    Get to grips with Drupal Commerce, the new ecommerce framework based on the Drupal CMS , one of the most popular and powerful open source content management systems available.

                    "Building E-commerce Sites with Drupal Commerce Cookbook" takes you through the installation, configuration, and customisation of your Drupal Commerce store. With clear, practical recipes with plenty of screenshots and tips this book will help you build attractive and profitable eCommerce sites.

                    This book starts by showing you how to install and configure your Drupal Commerce store. Once your shop is up and running, you’ll then learn how to customise and optimise it to make it stand out and display your products better.

                    Going further into customisation, you will learn to add custom product types before creating a stylish new Drupal theme for your store. Packed with tips, this book will also help guide you through common problems, as well as optimising and managing your store on a day to day basis.

                    "Building E-commerce Sites with Drupal Commerce Cookbook" will guide you through everything you need to know to get your online store up and running and selling your products, with easy step-by-step guides and screenshots to help walk you through everything.

                    Approach

                    "Building E-commerce Sites with Drupal Commerce Cookbook" is written in a helpful, practical style with numerous hands-on recipes to help you build attractive eCommerce sites.

                    Who this book is for

                    This book is primarily for store owners and web designers with little or no experience of Drupal and Drupal Commerce who want to build and customise a store in Drupal Commerce. You will have a basic knowledge of websites, but you don’t need to be familiar with Drupal or PHP. However, this book would also suit experienced Drupal and Ubercart users who want to migrate to or build a Drupal Commerce store.

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