Foundation Drupal 7 by Robert J. Townsend, Stephanie Pakrul (auth.)

By Robert J. Townsend, Stephanie Pakrul (auth.)

Drupal is a content material administration framework that powers sites from easy on-line brochures to extra complex websites together with social networking websites, blogs, e-commerce websites, company portals, and extra. it truly is unfastened, open resource software program that permits somebody to quick and simply construct sites. Its complete diversity of modules—including person permissions, defense mechanisms, JavaScript menus, snapshot uploaders, WYSIWYG editors, and extra— is helping you simply create the basis for a robust website. With its templating procedure (and a couple of counsel and tricks), any image layout dossier can be utilized to create a Drupal site.

Foundation Drupal 7 covers the entire themes essential to quick construct Drupal-powered sites, explaining basically how Drupal works and supplying you with recommendations, counsel, and code snippets for each step of the improvement approach. From developing a Drupal-ready internet host and fitting Drupal to utilizing the executive interface and configuring a website from begin to end, there's something the following for everybody. as well as completely discussing all of Drupal's middle modules, this e-book studies greater than 50 contributed modules, together with WYSIWYG HTML editors, JavaScript drop-down menus, internet kinds, or even the strong perspectives module. Stephanie Pakrul, writer and maintainer of the Fusion topic, coauthors a bankruptcy on tips on how to lay out and upload pictures to a website via Drupal's administrative part. After studying this ebook, you'll stroll away with every thing you want to comprehend to speedy and effectively construct a Drupal-powered site.

no matter if you are an skilled Drupal web site builder seeking to extend your abilities, an internet developer or clothier drawn to studying Drupal, or a weekend hobbyist seeking to construct your first web site, Foundation Drupal 7 offers you the information and thought you want to deliver your rules to life.

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I have found that writing a slogan using search-relevant keywords helps increase search engine ranking. Figure 3-2. The site name and slogan are displayed as the page title and header. Default front page, as shown in Figure 3-3, determines the content displayed on the front page. The default node setting displays nodes in a list on the front page depending on the Number of posts on front page setting. With this set, all you need to do is select the check box promoted to front pag e when creating or editing a node for the node to appear on the front page.

3. Create content using Drupal s default content types (covered in Chapter 1), or alternately create your own content type (covered in Chapter 4). CONFIGURING A BASIC DRUPAL WEB SITE 4. Set up content type–specific blocks and assign them to regions. 5. Do you have another content type to add such as a blog or forum? Repeat steps 3 and 4. 6. Set up the front page. Basic configuration settings When you first installed Drupal, the installation script required a number of fields, such as default country, site name, e-mail address, and more.

For example, a user could register for an account from France, and the user s time zone and language preference would be adjusted accordingly. Default time zone sets the time for the site and is displayed in a number of places, including comments and content (if display post information has been enabled on the content type). If a user is logged in and Users may set their own time zone is selected, then the date and time will be converted to the user s time zone (provided the user has set their time zone).

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