Drupal Web Profiles

Book Description

Demystifying one of the most popular content management systems in use today, Web Profiles offers a complete introduction to the installation, configuration, and administration of Drupal versions 6 and 7. Filled with worked examples, step-by-step instructions, and hands-on projects, it provides readers with the tools to develop effective business web solutions using Drupal.

The book supplies easy-to-follow instruction on the primary aspects of the Drupal —from basic installation, configuration, and administration to creating new functionality with custom modules and themes. Defining key Drupal terminology in a way that users and developers can easily understand, this -based guide explains how to:

  • Create an installation environment for Drupal as well as how to carry out the actual installation
  • Build using Drupal builds and profiles
  • Add new content to a Drupal site and describe, classify, and organize content using the Taxonomy module
  • Optimize Drupal with automatic throttling, bandwidth optimization, and page caching
  • Customize Drupal themes and create, install, and debug modules

The first five chapters describe how to install, configure, and administer a basic site using Drupal version 6 or 7. The next five chapters introduce Drupal profiles and explain how to get them set up and running. Supplying in-depth treatment of web , including Google , parsing Web logs, and node tagging, the book arms you with time-tested advice on how to monitor, analyze, and optimize the performance of your Drupal installation.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Drupal
Chapter 2: Adding, Classifying and Viewing Content
Chapter 3: Administering Drupal
Chapter 4: Creating Drupal Themes
Chapter 5: Creating Drupal Modules
Chapter 6: Building a Community Site with Drupal Commons
Chapter 7: Building a Conference Site with COD
Chapter 8: Creating a News Publishing Site with OpenPublish
Chapter 9: Creating an Intranet with Open Atrium
Chapter 10: Creating a Learning Management System with ELMS
Chapter 11: Monitoring, Optimizing and Analyzing a Drupal Site

Book Details

  • Title: Drupal Web Profiles
  • Author:
  • Length: 259 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2012-07-05
  • ISBN-10: 1466503815
  • ISBN-13: 9781466503816

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