Building Online Communities with Drupal, phpBB, and WordPress / Edition 1

Building Online Communities with Drupal, phpBB, and WordPress / Edition 1

by Robert T. Douglass, Mike Little, Jared W. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 1590595629

ISBN-13: 9781590595626

Pub. Date: 12/15/2005

Publisher: Apress

Content management, blogs, and online forums are among the most significant online trends today, and Drupal, phpBB, and WordPress are three of the most popular open source applications facilitating these trends.

Drupal is a full content management system that allows you to create any type of website you desire, from an e-commerce to a community-based site.

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Overview

Content management, blogs, and online forums are among the most significant online trends today, and Drupal, phpBB, and WordPress are three of the most popular open source applications facilitating these trends.

Drupal is a full content management system that allows you to create any type of website you desire, from an e-commerce to a community-based site. phpBB enables you to set up a bulletin board or forum. And WordPress is the software of choice for the exploding blog community. All three technologies are based on PHP and MySQL.

Building Online Communities with Drupal, phpBB, and Wordpress is authored by a team of experts. Robert T. Douglass created the Drupal-powered blog site NowPublic.com. Mike Little is a founder and contributing developer of the WordPress project. And Jared W. Smith has been a longtime support team member of phpBBHacks.com and has been building sites with phpBB since the first beta releases.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590595626
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
12/15/2005
Series:
Expert's Voice in Open Source Series
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introducing Drupal3
Ch. 2Configuring Drupal21
Ch. 3Using the Drupal core modules61
Ch. 4Adding contributed modules97
Ch. 5Adding and customizing themes149
Ch. 6Maintaining your site185
Ch. 7Introducing phpBB219
Ch. 8Installing and configuring phpBB231
Ch. 9Touring phpBB's features267
Ch. 10Securing and maintaining phpBB295
Ch. 11Modifying phpBB327
Ch. 12Styling phpBB347
Ch. 13Introducing WordPress369
Ch. 14Installing and configuring WordPress379
Ch. 15Starting to blog and building your community401
Ch. 16Changing the look of your blog433
Ch. 17Customizing your blog's layout461
Ch. 18Maintaining your blog489

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