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Building E-commerce Sites with Drupal Commerce Cookbook

Richard Carter

Get your online store up and running the easy way with this guide to Drupal Commerce. Designed primarily for beginners, it takes you from building the store to managing details such as tax and customer profiles.
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Book Details

ISBN 139781782161226
Paperback206 pages

About This Book

  • 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

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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Installing and Configuring Drupal Commerce
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
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
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
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
Integrating 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
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
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
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

What You Will Learn

  • 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.


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