Learn to manage your ExpressionEngine website using Packt's new book

October 2010 | Content Management, MySQL, Open Source, PHP

Packt is pleased to announce Building Websites with ExpressionEngine 2, a new book that will teach users all the key concepts of ExpressionEngine such as channels, templates and snippets. Written by Leonard Murphy, this book will help users to manage their ExpressionEngine website, including backups, restores, and version updates.

 

ExpressionEngine is a Content Management System developed by EllisLab. It is a flexible, feature-rich content management system, which is used by top designers and web professionals across the world to build and manage their websites. It is written in the world's most popular web scripting language, PHP, and built on the MySQL database server.


Building Websites with ExpressionEngine 2 starts off with the basics of setting up the ExpressionEngine and then goes on to explain more advanced features that will enable users to create and manage their own websites. Furthermore, users will learn to build an events calendar and a photo gallery, to manage members and member groups, to optimize their website and avoid repetition, to take backups and to remove the index.php file for cleaner URLs.


Using this book, developers will learn to set up a local development website server on their own PC and to build an interactive website with comments, e-mail forms and mailing lists. Additionally, readers will learn to create dynamic content and organize it using categories, instructions to build a business website in ExpressionEngine and update ExpressionEngine to its latest version.


A clear and enjoyable tutorial written in an easy-to-follow step-by-step style, with plenty of examples and exercises, this book is ideal for developers, who want to develop a fully featured web presence with a simple and straightforward tool. The book is out now and available from Packt. To read more about it, please visit: www.packtpub.com/building-websites-with-expressionengine-2/book


 

Building Websites with ExpressionEngine 2
 A step-by-step guide to ExpressionEngine: the web-publishing system used by top designers and web professionals everywhere

For more information, please visit: https://www.packtpub.com/building-websites-with-expressionengine-2/book

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