Drupal For Dummies

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Overview

Learn to set up, manage, and administer a Drupal Web site

Drupal offers unparalleled flexibility for content-managed Web sites, but most Drupal books are written for expert developers. Drupal For Dummies shows you the fast, fun and easy way to get going with Drupal, set up a site, apply templates, use modules, and more, even if you have no programming experience.

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Overview

Learn to set up, manage, and administer a Drupal Web site

Drupal offers unparalleled flexibility for content-managed Web sites, but most Drupal books are written for expert developers. Drupal For Dummies shows you the fast, fun and easy way to get going with Drupal, set up a site, apply templates, use modules, and more, even if you have no programming experience.

Drupal For Dummies shows you how to take advantage of everything in Drupal that is ready to use, demystifying what may appear to be a complex set of tools.

  • Drupal is a free, open source modular framework and content management system designed for content-managed Web sites
  • Learn how to download Drupal, install the LAMP stack, and set up a site; no programming experience required
  • Organize and create your site's content; apply templates, and get your first site up and running
  • Use modules and third-party templates
  • Follow plain-English instructions for site management, including making changes across the site and managing user access and privileges

Drupal For Dummies is designed to help the non-programmer who simply wants to turbocharge a blog or is responsible for administering a content-managed site.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118083482
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/11/2011
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 360
  • Sales rank: 380,231
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Lynn Beighley is a Web designer, Web developer, and the author of several books and training courses. She creates Web applications of every imaginable type and has used Drupal for several years, valuing its capacity for quickly publishing robust, manageable, multi-user sites.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started with Drupal.

Chapter 1: The Big Picture.

Chapter 2: Getting and Installing Drupal.

Chapter 3: Essential Administration.

Chapter 4: Tackling User Management.

Part II: Your First Drupal Site.

Chapter 5: Creating Content: Pages and Stories.

Chapter 6: Managing Your Content.

Chapter 7: Changing Themes.

Chapter 8: Building Blocks and Managing Menus.

Chapter 9: Using Modules: Create a Site with a Blog and Forum.

Part III: Bending Drupal at Your Will.

Chapter 10: Advanced Administration.

Chapter 11: Customizing Themes.

Part IV: Taking Drupal to the Next Level.

Chapter 12: Creating a Robust Web Site.

Chapter 13: Developing an Image Gallery.

Chapter 14: Interacting with Other Sites.

Chapter 15: Building a Storefront.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten Must-Have Drupal Modules.

Chapter 17: Ten Places to Help You Do More with Drupal.

Index.

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    But...

    But i can do better site security with my raw php skills... and set up a site on a server hosted in my basement. No hosting company. $2 a month for a domsin and i have a website. No drupal. Stay 31337!

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