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By Benjamin Melancon, Bojhan Somers, Stephane Corlosquet, Roy Scholten, Mike Gifford

The Definitive consultant to Drupal 7 is the main complete e-book for construction sites utilizing the robust and extensible Drupal content material administration framework.

Written through lively group contributors and individuals (some of the "brightest and so much leading edge minds within the Drupal community," to cite Angela Byron, Drupal 7 maintainer), the Definitive advisor to Drupal 7 covers the fundamentals then quick advances to in-depth exploration of the performance and instruments that make Drupal so strong for development internet purposes. simply as vital, this publication offers the reader with a advisor to engaging within the Drupal neighborhood: a global, dedicated, swiftly starting to be group of themers, builders, and open resource advocates who write the modules, try out the code, and paintings perpetually to make Drupal nice. the discharge of Drupal 7, with its dramatic advancements in usability and procedure structure, will take Drupal to a brand new point of recognition, and this booklet can help provide the origin and scaffolding to develop with Drupal.

With The Definitive advisor to Drupal 7, it is possible for you to to:

  • Plan and construct an entire Drupal web site with middle alone.
  • Extend Drupal's performance by means of deciding on from hundreds of thousands of modules.
  • Make your Drupal web site seem like whatever you will have with theming and jQuery.
  • Extend Drupal via coding your personal modules.
  • Install Drupal in lots of environments.
  • Use crucial instruments akin to Drush and Git to make your lifestyles easier.
  • Contribute to the Drupal group as an organizer or a coder.

Who this e-book is for an individual who's interested by recuperating at Drupal.
desk of Contents

  1. Building a Drupal 7 Site
  2. Essential instruments: Drush and Git 
  3. Building Dynamic Pages utilizing perspectives
  4. There's a Module for That
  5. Creating group websites with natural teams
  6. Security in Drupal
  7. Updating Drupal
  8. Extending Your web site
  9. Drupal Community: Getting support and getting concerned 
  10. Planning and handling a Drupal undertaking
  11. Documenting for finish clients and the construction crew
  12. Development atmosphere
  13. Putting a website on-line and Deploying New positive aspects 
  14. Developing from a Human mind-set
  15. Theming
  16. Advanced Theming
  17. jQuery
  18. Introduction to Module improvement
  19. Using Drupal's APIs in a Module
  20. Refining Your Module
  21. Porting Modules to Drupal 7
  22. Writing Project-Specific Code
  23. Introduction to practical trying out with Simpletest
  24. Writing a massive Module
  25. Drupal trade
  26. Drush
  27. Scaling Drupal
  28. Spice Your content material Up with Tasty Semantics
  29. The Menu process and the trail Into Drupal
  30. Under the Hood: within Drupal while It Displays a web page
  31. Search and Apache Solr Integration
  32. User event
  33. Completing a website: the opposite ninety%
  34. Drupal Distributions and deploy Profiles
  35. Drupal's Story: A Chain of Many unforeseen occasions
  36. Now you are in enterprise: creating a Living with Drupal
  37. Maintaining a venture
  38. Contributing to the neighborhood
  39. Appendix A: Updating a Drupal web site from 6 to 7
  40. Appendix B: Profiling Drupal and Optimizing functionality
  41. Appendix C: web page Rendering and changing 
  42. Appendix D: visible layout in Drupal
  43. Appendix E: Accessibility
  44. Appendix F: home windows improvement setting
  45. Appendix G: fitting Drupal on Ubuntu
  46. Appendix H: Mac OS X deploy
  47. Appendix I: Setting Up a Drupal surroundings with the Acquia Dev Desktop


  1. Benjamin Melançon
  2. Jacine Luisi
  3. Károly Négyesi
  4. Greg Anderson
  5. Bojhan Somers
  6. Stéphane Corlosquet
  7. Stefan Freudenberg
  8. Michelle Lauer
  9. Ed Carlevale
  10. Florian Lorétan
  11. Dani Nordin
  12. Ryan Szrama
  13. Susan Stewart
  14. Jake Strawn
  15. Brian Travis
  16. Dan Hakimzadeh
  17. Amye Scavarda
  18. Albert Albala
  19. Allie Micka
  20. Robert Douglass
  21. Robin Monks
  22. Roy Scholten
  23. Peter Wolanin
  24. Kay VanValkenburgh
  25. Greg Stout
  26. Kasey Qynn Dolin
  27. Forest Mars
  28. Sam Boyer
  29. Mike Gifford
  30. Claudina Sarahe
  31. George Cassie
  32. Mike Ryan
  33. Dmitri Gaskin

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This offers you extra flexibility and keep an eye on over your site's facts. extra Scalable Your Drupal 7 web site could be quickly, responsive, and capable deal with large quantities of site visitors due to greater JavaScript and CSS optimization, higher caching, and extra. Drupal 7 additionally calls for Hypertext Preprocessor five. 2. four or larger to run, which ends up in higher functionality, yet may perhaps require checking together with your net host prior to fitting or upgrading. different alterations in 7 as well as the alterations formerly indexed, the subsequent vital adjustments have additionally been integrated into Drupal 7. set up Modules and topics during the consumer Interface In Drupal 7, now you can set up contributed modules and subject matters at once within the Drupal interface, both by means of delivering a hyperlink to an exterior resource or importing the dossier without delay (see determine 4). equally, you could replace modules and issues at once throughout the Drupal UI, an enormous development over past types of Drupal. determine four. fitting a brand new module is simple in the course of the Drupal interface. New middle subject matters and improvements the recent model of Drupal additionally comprises numerous new default topics, together with: Bartik:The Drupal 7 default topic, a fresh, multi-region subject that permits more uncomplicated customization of colours, areas, and CSS type settings (Figure 5). Seven:The Drupal 7 management subject, a minimalist subject matter utilized in configuration overlays and management pages. Stark: a totally empty subject matter that offers how to glance lower than the hood at Drupal's default markup. this is often worthwhile for module and subject matter builders who have to see the markup that Drupal is spitting out earlier than they begin operating. determine five. Bartik, Drupal 7's new default subject matter nearly as good because the issues themselves are, what is vital this is the categorical separation among website topic and administrative subject, as determine 6 shows. Bartik is a cosmopolitan subject matter with 15 configurable areas. against this, Seven has purely areas, tremendously simplifying the executive interface. determine 6. content material areas on hand in Bartik and 7 issues improvements to content material access and association Drupal 7 comprises many improvements to the content material access monitors, together with a extra intuitive interface, vertical tabs for key configuration parts, and the choice so as to add summaries to content material, that are utilized in customized web page perspectives. it's also a remodeled Taxonomy (content categorization) setup, which lets you upload photos, descriptions, and fields to content material different types, or even upload hyperlinks to them. this is often necessary for heavy-duty content material websites and in theming, the place a default picture can be used to indicate every bit of content material in a selected class. RDFa aid RDFa presents how to constitution HTML output in order that machines can inform the adaptation among calendar content material, touch details, and different sorts of content material. This not just offers inbuilt search engine optimisation to your site, it units the degree for a number of different sensible improvements for your site. for additional information approximately RDFa, stopover at h3.

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