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Drupal: Creating Blogs, Forums, Portals, And Community WebsitesA Complete Guide To Every Aspect Of Creating A Variety Of Different Websites Using Drupal A Trove Of Well Considered And Practical Information Is Presented In A Logical And Intuitive Manner So That You Can Either Build Up Your Site Step By Step By Reading From Cover To Cover Or, Alternatively, Focus On Your Specific Needs By Diving Into Each Chapter As Required Drupal Is One Of The Most Popular Content Management Systems On The Internet Based On PHP MySQL, Its Power And Flexibility Combined With Its Exceptional Design Mean It Is Already On The Way To Becoming The De Facto Standard For CMS Websites Drupal S Modular Design And Structured Source Code Make It Both Highly Flexible And Easily Extended And Modified Drupal Is Extremely Scalable, Making It Ideal For Both A Simple Personal Website As Well As An Industrial Strength Commercial Or Institutional Web Presence Drupal Is A Model Open Source Project In That It Has A Large, Friendly Community Of People Who Contribute To The Project In Various Ways Drupal Is Not Only Free And Easy To Use, But This Community Provides On Going Mutual Support Drupal S Power Means Choosing An Initial Pathway Can Be Daunting The Flexibility And Power Of Its Content Management Features Mean The Right Approach Needs To Be Taken This Book Takes Your From Intial Set Up Through Site Design And Creation In A Series Of Carefully Structured Steps While There Are A Few Advanced Topics That Are Beyond The Scope Of The Book, All Of The Core Stages Of Creating A Website Using Drupal Are Covered In Detail.

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[Read] ➹ Drupal: Creating Blogs, Forums, Portals, And Community Websites ➵ David  Mercer – Pandorajewelry70off.us
  • Paperback
  • 284 pages
  • Drupal: Creating Blogs, Forums, Portals, And Community Websites
  • David Mercer
  • English
  • 15 January 2017
  • 9781904811800

10 thoughts on “Drupal: Creating Blogs, Forums, Portals, And Community Websites

  1. says:

    An update to David Mercer s now two year old Drupal Creating Blogs, Forums, Portals and Community Websites, this version has been updated for the CMS latest revision and guides the user through from setting up a development environment and installing drupal through to building custom themes and deploying a fully built site.The book is designed to be read sequentially and assumes very little prior Drupal knowledge, though a little familiarity with the interface would be helpful, and a lot of willingness to explore and experiment are going to be necessary for complete newcomers The first few chapters focussed on explaining the benefits of using drupal and guide the user through the initial setup are a little clunky and may deter those not comfortable with installing databases and scripting languages The style improves as the book progresses and Mercer covers his topics well, with a considerably better structure than several Packt publications I ve seen lately sadly the book retains Packt s Some of those topics are fairly complex and it might have been good to have a few directions for exploring...

  2. says:

    This book will suit anyone who has a need to create a content rich website Whether you are Adding a personal web page, Building a forum, Writing a collaborative book, Retailing goods, Creating a blog, Launching a community Website This book will prove to be an indispensa

  3. says:

    Okay, the geek in me is still alive and well Drupal is an open source content management system CMS that complements any implementation of Moodle why do the use these names Drupal allows users to blog, have discussions, create polls and make standard web pages Most importantly for me it allows the creation of books which are group editable chaptered documents Its much like a wiki application This was ideal when we were looking for a place to make our Teacher Collaborative much like the Resourc...

  4. says:

    This book gave an excellent overview of the Drupal system and its features There were lots of screenshots, and the steps to performing a task are made clear I m a advanced user of technology, yet I still found this book to be very helpful in explaining the basics of some of the lesser k...

  5. says:

    The second subtitle, How to setup, configure, and customize this powerful PHP MySQL based Open Source CMS, is the true one This book really doesn t deal with how to use Drupal for site community creation the advice on planning the site is nothing that wouldn t be found in any web design handbook The book s organization is tightly bound to the idea that the reader is setting up ...

  6. says:

    Was a good starter book but considering I downloaded and installed drupal a couple weeks before reading this book I managed to learn most things contained within before I ever read the book.If you want to save yourself a couple we...

  7. says:

    Excellent book for a brief intro to Drupal 6 Covers the subject well, if not in depth Enough info to allow a user who is not well informed on drupal to set up and get a site online in minimal time.

  8. says:

    drupal is best

  9. says:

    Gave a birdseye view of what drupal was all about.

  10. says:

    interesting from the purely historical perspective of how difficult Drupal was to use with version 4.7 Might skim through his Drupal 7 update which is the book I meant to read

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