Drupal 6 Site Blueprints: LITE


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  • Instant Drupal – Build three exciting and simple web projects 
  • Expand and tailor the sample projects to your client's need 
  • Create quick prototypes of commonly used applications within hours 
  • Learn how to build a personal website, an events site, and an ecommerce site

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 72 pages [ mm x mm ]
Release Date : May 2011
ISBN : 1849516227
ISBN 13 : 9781849516228
Author(s) : Timi Ogunjobi
Topics and Technologies : All Books, CMS and eCommerce, Lite Editions

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: I. M. Smart, Ph.D.—Building a Personal Site
Chapter 2: Breaking Events—Building an Events Site
Chapter 3: Dridgets Inc.—Building an E-commerce Site
Index
  • Chapter 1: I. M. Smart, Ph.D.—Building a Personal Site
    • Theme
    • Building I. M. Smart's site
    • Modules
      • Optional Core modules
      • Contributed modules
    • Basic content
      • Create a new Content type
      • Categorizing content
      • Testing the submission form
      • Images
      • Creating the About Me page
      • Creating blog posts
      • Creating a Publication
      • Create a Contact form
    • Displaying content
      • Creating quick menus with the Taxonomy Menu module
      • Menus
      • Latest blog posts
    • Permissions
    • Finishing up
    • Summary
    • Chapter 2: Breaking Events—Building an Events Site
      • Theme
      • Build the Breaking Events site
      • Modules
        • Optional Core modules
        • Contributed modules
        • Enabling modules
      • Basic content
        • Configuring the Events module
          • Event overview
          • Time zone handling
          • Date and time
        • Configuring the Notification module
        • Configuring the Event Content type
        • Images
      • Create new categories
      • Testing the Event submission form
      • Displaying content
        • Creating quick menus with the Taxonomy Menu module
        • Menus
        • Calendar and Upcoming events blocks
      • Finishing up
      • Summary
      • Chapter 3: Dridgets Inc.—Building an E-commerce Site
        • Theme
        • Building the Dridgets Inc. web shop
        • Modules
          • Optional Core modules
          • Contributed modules
        • Basic Ubercart configurations
          • Image configurations
          • Basic Store settings
          • Country settings
          • Payment settings
          • Store settings
          • Shipping quote settings
          • Image handling
        • Add a Product to the store
          • Have we done this right?
        • Display Products
          • Front page
        • Finishing up
        • Summary

        Timi Ogunjobi

        Timi Ogunjobi is a Technical Writer, Web Developer and Open Source Evangelist. Trained as an engineer, Timi has been developing web applications in several frameworks for more than 7 years and has also been writing for more than a decade on a wide variety of topics. Timi is the principal of Websesame – http://www.websesame.com – a software development and Technical writing company. Timi balances his time between programming, reviewing, writing, and contributing to interesting web-based and community projects. When he isn't working (which isn't that often) he enjoys playing jazz guitar and getting involved in outdoor activities principally cricket, golf, and swimming.

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        What you will learn from this book

        • Build your own educational, research, or non-profit organization web site
        • Use the Events to list events from multiple users 
        • Discover the power of Ubercart to create an E-Commerce web site

        In Detail

        Drupal is a powerful CMS used to build all kinds of web sites. But when you're urgently tasked with building a specific kind of site, it's not always obvious which plugins to use or where to begin. If I could show you simple directions to create Drupal web sites for personal or business use within a day, without the initial need to bother about the in-depth details of using Drupal, would you be interested? Build first learn later!

        Drupal 6 Site Blueprints LITE is a project-based guide to developing web applications with Drupal. You will learn to full advantage of the powerful core features offered by the Drupal framework together with the many available contributed modules and themes to develop applications within hours. 

        You will see how to build 3 sites - an personal web site, an events site, and an ecommerce site

        You will be guided, by means of illustrated hands-on example projects, to build foundation projects that you may easily adapt or enhance to create even more powerful web projects. If you want to develop exciting web applications for profit or pleasure this book is for you.

        To find out more about upgrading to the full edition, visit www.packtpub.com/lite-editions and log into your account for offers and help. If you don’t have an account on PacktPub.com, visit today and set one up!

        Approach

        Each chapter is dedicated to a hands-on example project, which are based on fictitious web site development briefs that illustrate practical ways of applying Drupal. Each chapter contains step-by-step instructions for building the web project, aided by the extensive use of screenshots.

        When you have completed each project, you will have the knowledge and confidence to apply the techniques you have learned to create your own custom web application.

        Who this book is for

        This book is for anybody who wants to build Drupal sites, and see how to apply the many available Drupal plugins and features in different scenarios. If you develop Drupal sites professionally, or would like to try building web sites as a freelancer, this is a great book to help you get started.

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