Beginning Drupal 8 teaches you how to build, maintain, and manage Drupal 8-based web sites. The book covers what Drupal is, using Drupal when building a new web site, installing and configuring Drupal, creating and managing content, managing users, adding functionality to your web site through Drupal modules, and advanced topics on using themes, panels, and views. The book also builds practical examples of common Drupal sites, such as a company website, a community website, and a commerce website, that you can take and expand on to create your own Drupal 8 sites. By reading this book, you will understand the power of the Drupal platform, and why you should be using Drupal if you're not already. Through following the samples in the book, you will quickly build your confidence and your ability to use Drupal. Beginning Drupal 8 gives you the knowledge necessary to build, deploy, and manage web sites on Drupal 8.
“The key to [website design business] success is to specialize and focus on [...] clearly defined target clients. By catering to the unique needs of a unique group, you offer a compelling value proposition that will get noticed and shared within a niche group.” (Dekker Fraser)In Get More Clients for Web Design or Development, author Dekker Fraser draws from both top-line marketing training received while earning his master's degree at Kellogg School of Management and years of web design business experience to offer you a proven and powerful specialized website development business model that will draw new high-paying clients, encourage referrals, and guarantee customer loyalty, so those high-paying clients come back to buy more high-end websites from you.In this valuable website design business guide, you will learn "real-world" tested methods that can be effectively applied around the globe by website designers with any level of prior experience:How to build websites that sell themselves to high-paying clients, using WordPress development, Drupal, Magento, or whatever platform that you preferHow to charge a premium for your services, using specialization and niche marketingFour vital website marketing techniques: educational content, email list marketing, getting referrals and testimonials, and leveraging influential contactsHow to get lots of high-paying client referrals from existing clientsHow to approach content marketing and digital marketing using insider secrets for building marketing funnels and landing pages with huge conversion rates and click-through percentagesThe web design business can be very competitive, but only if you don’t know where to focus your energy and build your niche. The most important thing that you can do to help build your new website design business quickly is to listen to a successful designer and use Fraser’s proven game plan for selling 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bradley Ericson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/184973/bk_acx0_184973_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Attention: looking to make a living online? Discover how to start your very own blog for profit and build a raving community of blog readers. In this special guide, you'll find the steps to becoming a successful blogger! Tired of not seeing any results in your business? Fed up with no website visitors? Feel like you've tried everything you can to succeed online? If you answered yes to any of the above, then you are missing out on one important piece of the puzzle: a blog! Why start a blog? You've heard of all the success stories going around about people who started from nothing and gained fame overnight. These people have built a strong community of followers and readers. But the question is, why should you start a blog? Perhaps these shocking statistics will convince you: Marketers who rely on their blogs make 13x more money than those that don't. Companies with blogs receive 97% more links inbound to their website. Blogs are the fifth most trusted source of accurate information online! Eighty-one percent of consumers trust information they get from blogs. Well over 150 million people in the US alone read blogs regularly. Twenty-three percent of Internet time is spent on blogs, while 61 percent of US customers have made purchases through blogs. It is generally thought that content marketing - a.k.a. blogging - is now more powerful than pure SEO. As you can see then, blogging is very much a force to be reckoned with and there's more than enough here to go around. Time to get a piece of the pie! Why isn't everyone doing it? The answer is simply that most people don't know how to get started! "What topic should my blog be about?" "What length should each blog post be?" "What if I don't get any readers?" "How do I install a blog?" "Which blog platform should I use? Wordpress, Drupal?" All these questions are valid and I'm here to help you answer them! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Carroll. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/059871/bk_acx0_059871_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Migrate an existing Drupal 6 or 7 website to Backdrop and discover why you should consider using Backdrop when building a new website. You'll learn what Backdrop is, how to install and configure Backdrop, and create and manage content. Migrating from Drupal to Backdrop focuses on the user who is responsible for building, maintaining, and managing an organization's website and who is interested in Backdrop's ability to meet their site's requirements.There is a major shift in the open source CMS market and Backdrop is emerging as a significant force. The Drupal team's decision to rebuild Drupal 8 on Symfony has many developers and organizations in a quandary - do you learn a whole new framework and undertake the effort of migrating to Drupal 8, stay on Drupal 7 which will at some point be officially unsupported, or adopt Backdrop as their go-forward strategic platform? There is also a large mid-market that may not have the ability to scale up with the skills required to support Drupal 8 (Symfony), making Backdrop a viable and attractive alternative. By reading this book, you will: Understand why you should use Backdrop and the power of the platform Quickly build confidence in your ability to use Backdrop Gain the knowledge necessary to build, deploy, and manage web sites of moderate complexity on Backdrop Understand the process for migrating a Drupal 6 or 7 site to Backdrop What You Will Learn: What Backdrop is and why you should use it How to install a basic Backdrop web site from scratch How to create content in your new Backdrop web site How to install and configure modules How to migrate a Drupal 6 site to BackdropHow to migrate a Drupal 7 site to Backdrop Who This Book Is For: <, This book is for technical users who need to use Backdrop to create websites using the platform or to manage existing content, as well as developers who are new to the Backdrop platform. The book is also targeted at organizations that currently use Drupal 6 or 7 and who wish to remain on the base architecture of those platforms as they move forward on Backdrop.
Beginning Drupal 8 teaches you how to build, maintain, and manage Drupal 8-based web sites. The book covers what Drupal is, using Drupal when building a new web site, installing and configuring Drupal, creating and managing content, managing users, adding functionality to your web site through Drupal modules, and advanced topics on using themes, panels, and views.The book also builds practical examples of common Drupal sites, such as a company website, a community website, and a commerce website, that you can take and expand on to create your own Drupal 8 sites. By reading this book, you will understand the power of the Drupal platform, and why you should be using Drupal if you're not already. Through following the samples in the book, you will quickly build your confidence and your ability to use Drupal. Beginning Drupal 8 gives you the knowledge necessary to build, deploy, and manage web sites on Drupal 8.
Learn what Backdrop CMS is and how it fulfills the role of a content management system, along with how to install and configure it. This book teaches how to create and manage content, taxonomy, users, page layouts, and menus to get the best site possible. You'll also see how to install on shared hosting - which is a focus of the Backdrop CMS team - to make hosting your website affordable.Backdrop CMS has a very strong community, and Beginning Backdrop CMS shows you how to leverage Backdrop CMS's repository of contributed modules and themes to expand the functionality and look of your site, along with how to contribute your own material to the community.Beginning Backdrop CMS focuses on the user who is responsible for building, maintaining, and managing an organization's website and who is interested in Backdrop CMS's ability to meet their site's requirements. It covers why you should consider using a content management system when building a new web site.By reading this book, you will:Understand why you should use Backdrop CMS and the power of the platform. Build confidence in your ability to use Backdrop CMS. Gain the knowledge necessary to build, deploy, and manage web sites of moderate complexity on Backdrop CMS. Understand the process for migrating a Drupal 6 or 7 site to Backdrop CMS. What You Will LearnInstall a basic Backdrop CMS web site from scratch Create content in your new Backdrop CMS web site Work with and manage menus and usersBuild and use layouts when creating pages on your siteCreate a Backdrop CMS theme Understand the basics of a Backdrop CMS module Who This Book is For Technical users who need to use Backdrop CMS to create websites using the platform and to manage content. Developers who are new to the Backdrop CMS platform. The book is also targeted at organizations that currently use Drupal 6 or 7 and who wish to remain on the base architecture of those platforms as they move forward on Backdrop CMS.
How can you help your Drupal website continue to perform at the highest level as it grows to meet demand? This comprehensive guide provides best practices, examples, and in-depth explanations for solving several performance and scalability issues. You’ll learn how to apply coding and infrastructure techniques to Drupal internals, application performance, databases, web servers, and performance analysis.Covering Drupal versions 7 and 8, this book is the ideal reference for everything from site deployment to implementing specific technologies such as Varnish, memcache, or Solr. If you have a basic understanding of Drupal and the Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP (LAMP) stack, you’re ready to get started.* Establish a performance baseline and define goals for improvement* Optimize your website’s code and front-end performance* Get best and worst practices for customizing Drupal core functionality* Apply infrastructure design techniques to launch or expand a site* Use tools to configure, monitor, and optimize MySQL performance* Employ alternative storage and backend search options as your site grows* Tune your web servers through httpd and PHP configuration* Monitor services and perform load tests to catch problems before they become critical
- Set up, configure, and deploy a Drupal 7 website - Easily add exciting and powerful features - Design and implement your website's look and feel - Promote, manage, and maintain your live website - In-depth coverage of Drupal's new core features, including image handling and fields - Extended media coverage - Completely new coverage on Views - Improved and updated coverage on themes and theming - Over 150 online quiz questions and exercises included - Revised and updated for Drupal 7 based on comments from thousands of readers Drupal is an elegantly designed, well-supported and flexible open-source CMS platform that anyone can use in order to create their own website. What's more, the latest version of Drupal 7 includes a tremendous number of new features and new under-the-hood improvements for both users and developers. Drupal is a hugely popular and widely celebrated open-source Content Management System that is day-by-day becoming the first choice of people for a wide range of websites. The White house and the British government, to name but a few, turn to Drupal to fulfill their online requirements. This book provides the best way to learn and master Drupal 7, enabling you to create virtually any type of website. It meets the booming demand for well presented, clear, concise, and above all practical information on how to design and build sites like a pro. With such a powerful tool at your fingertips there is no longer any need to pay professionals to design a site when you can do the same job yourself absolutely free. All it takes is a bit of practice! By clearly and concisely demonstrating the fundamentals of Drupal and combining this with practical and methodical coverage of more advanced subjects, this book paves the way for anyone to quickly become proficient at building and operating professional websites. 150 quiz questions and exercises will help you to consolidate and expand on what you learn in the book. It is an indispensable companion for anyone and everyone interested in building a website. Experienced technical author David Mercer expertly guides the reader through all the stages of building a professional website in a plain, articulate manner. Aimed in particular at beginners to Drupal, this book will allow you to advance rapidly up the learning curve to the point where they can tackle any problem with confidence. David Mercer's new book is a comprehensive beginner's guide to installing, configuring, and building a professional Drupal 7 website What you will learn from this book : - Plan and consider various design aspects of your site - Install, set up, and configure a Drupal development machine - Find your way around the vast array of Drupal settings with ease - Add and work with modules to enhance your website's functionality - Control and manage content - Master content layout and display with Views and Panels - Work with any type of media - Deal with security issues, users, and access control - Implement a customized interface for your website - Add powerful new features and learn advanced techniques - Deploy, manage, and maintain your website Who this book is written for This book is for people with little or no experience in website design, people who are not necessarily familiar with PHP, MySQL or HTML, and above all people with little to no experience in using Drupal.
Successfully architect a Drupal 8 website that scales to meet project requirements of any size and scope. Starting with a one-chapter review of Drupal basics, you'll dive into deeper topics including software development processes, architecting a Drupal site, scaling Drupal, working effectively with themes, and more. In addition to a thorough discussion of custom module development and how to develop modules as building blocks, you'll also review many common ways of integrating Drupal with other 3rd party systems.Building and maintaining an enterprise-ready Drupal website presents a unique set of challenges and complexities. From development processes and content management to deployments, version control and more, all aspects of Drupal development are impacted when two or more developers are on a project. If you are involved in a Drupal project that requires frequent updates and long-term support from a team of developers, system administrators, and end-users, Enterprise Drupal 8 Development is for you.Whether you're an experienced Drupal developer looking to expand your skills, a systems administrator managing a Drupal project, or a PHP developer new to Drupal, Enterprise Drupal 8 Development will give you the knowledge and inspiration you need to manage large and complex projects.What You'll LearnArchitect Drupal for development teams and apply best practices for large Drupal projectsIntegrate 3rd party applications with DrupalManage content, code, and configuration across multiple staging environmentsBuild a consistent user experience for administrators and content creators Who This Book Is ForThe primary audience is intermediate to advanced Drupal developers who are working on large-scale Drupal projects and advanced PHP developers new to DrupalThe secondary audience is IT Professionals such as Systems Administrators managing Drupal projects