Books: 53

Drupal

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Prepare your server for hosting multiple sites. Configure and install several sites on one instance of Drupal. Manage and share themes and modules across the multi-site configuration. Rapidly build a multi-site testing environment with VirtualBox and Vagrant. Extend the core multi-site configuration more » with add-on module. « less
2012
Brand new recipe examples using the all new Views 3 UI. A wide variety, including multi-display and programmatic views. Easy-to-follow recipes with plenty of screenshots and demonstrations. Present menu choices for categorized subsets of your content. Create blocks containing interesting lists or randomly more » selected images. Manipulate the templates to add pizzazz to your views. Administer your views with confidence. « less
2012
A Designer Friendly Guide to Drush, Git, and Other Tools
Take your Drupal skills even further with valuable tricks for making site building truly efficient. In this concise guide - the third in a series by award-winning designer Dani Nordin - you'll learn how to set up your own development environment, quickly update your modules, and use version control to more » protect yourself from bonehead mistakes. Handle repetitive tasks with ease, avoid hours of frustration, and devote more time to pushing the envelope of Drupal design - just by picking up the basics of a few developer tools. It's much more than simple coding; it's real, honest-to-goodness developer Ninja Magick. « less
2012
The Context You Need Without the Jargon You Don't
Are you a solo web designer or part of a small team itching to build interesting projects with Drupal? This hands-on book provides the tools and techniques to get you going. Award-winning designer Dani Nordin guides you through site planning, teaches you how to create solid, user-centered design for more » the Drupal framework, and shows you tricks for using real, honest-to-goodness, developer Ninja Magick. If you're familiar with HTML and CSS, but struggling with Drupal's learning curve, this is the book you've been looking for. « less
2012
Learn how to create a search engine-optimized Drupal website. Packed full of tips to help you develop an appropriate SEO strategy. Discover the right configurations and extensions for SEO purposes. Gain an understanding of how the search engines function. Configure your Drupal site to be search engine more » friendly. The top extensions to enhance your Drupal sites search engine optimization. What the most important factors to track with Google Analytics are. « less
2012
Principles, Practices, and Pitfalls
If you're a web programmer new to Drupal, this book shows you which programming techniques you can use - and which you should avoid - when building custom web applications with this content management framework. Drupal has its own set of programming principles that require a different approach, and many more » programmers make mistakes when relying on skills they've used for other projects. The guidelines in this book help you through the transition by demonstrating which programming practices conform to the "Drupal way," and which don't. « less
2012
Choosing and Configuring Modules to Build Dynamic Websites
Take advantage of Drupal's vast collection of community-contributed modules and discover how they make this web framework unique and valuable. With this guide, you'll learn how to combine modules in interesting ways (with minimal code-wrangling) to develop several community-driven websites - including more » a job posting board, photo gallery, online store, product review database, and event calendar. « less
2012
The Guide to Planning and Building Websites
Drupal enables you to build a wide variety of websites quickly and easily, from simple blog sites to complex sites that integrate with other systems. In order to maximize what Drupal can do for your website, you need to plan. With this comprehensive book, Drupal expert Cindy McCourt walks you through more » planning your Drupal site, using optimal methods for leveraging the power and flexibility of the Drupal framework. Regardless of your level of experience working with Drupal, this guide provides you with a series of analyses and tasks from a Drupal perspective that allows you to start thinking in Drupal and helps you plan each phase of your site's lifecycle. « less
2011
Drupal for Designers
If you're a solo website designer or part of a small team itching to build interesting projects with Drupal, this concise guide will get you started. Drupal's learning curve has thrown off many experienced designers, particularly the way it handles design challenges. This book shows you the lifecycle more » of a typical Drupal project, with emphasis on the early stages of site planning. Learn how to efficiently estimate and set up your own project, so you can focus on ways to make your vision a reality, rather than let project management details constantly distract you. « less
2011
The Definitive Guide to Drupal 7 is the most comprehensive book for getting sites done using the powerful and extensible Drupal content management system. Written by a panel of expert authors, the book covers every aspect of Drupal, from planning a successful project all the way up to making a living more » from designing Drupal sites and to contributing to the Drupal community yourself. « less
2011