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    • Drupal CMS www.openkick.com 079 - 4004 3267 10-11 Sep 2011 Workshop at DDIT Nadiad Karmraj Zala Drupal Developer Gloscon Solution Pvt. Ltd.
      • WHAT IS OPEN SOURCE
      • WHAT IS WEB 2.0
    • What’s Common??
    • Growth of Open Source’s Community
    • What is a CMS? USE OF CMS
        • Content Management
        • Page/Section/Menu Management
          • Creating new pages and sections
          • Changing layouts and display of contents on the page
        • Managing Workgroups, Users for Authoring
        • Creating, Approving and Publishing Contents
        • A CMS is a Web Application or Software used for Content Management
        • A CMS can be used to manage content such as Text, Links, Images and Multimedia Resources, etc.
        • CMS is used to manage and publish web contents
    • Why CMS?
      • Need for “Content Management”
        • Eg. School Website – Events/ News/ Articles by students, teachers/ Awards, Recognition
        • Dynamic changes hampers easy transition of “Content” to the website – Only be done through a professional programmer
        • Websites such as Orkut/Facebook/Myspace gives you an ease to organize your “Content”
        • Dynamic websites are the future and a powerful CMS would empower the user to make necessary changes without the need of a programmer or web designer
    • Introduction to Drupal
      • Free software package
      • Modular Content Management Framework
      • Easy-to-use web installer
      • Written in PHP
      • Drupal’s Modular design and well – documented, clean codebase make it easier to use
      • Drupal is often used to build sites that focus on user communities
      • Drupal is open source software, and maintained and developed by a community of thousands of users and developers.
      • Some Big Names:
        • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
        • Sun Microsystems, Warner Brothers
        • Discovery Channel, MTV UK
    • CMS Features Available in Drupal
      • Primarily used for:
        • Content Management
          • Adding/Editing/Removing: Contents such as Text, Images, Hyperlinks, CSS and lots more….
        • Page/Section/Menu Management
          • Creating new pages and sections
          • Changing layouts and display of contents on the page
        • Managing Workgroups, Users for Authoring
        • Creating, Approving and Publishing Contents
      And Many more …
    • Key Features of Drupal
      • User Management
      • Content Management
      • Blogging
      • Forums
      • Picture Gallery
      • News Letters
      • Administration and Analysis
      • Community Feature
      • Performance and Scalability
      • Easily pluggable application such as Facebook, Google maps, My Space application etc...
    • Advantage of Drupal
      • Easy to Install and Configure
      • well-balanced and well organized architecture for any needs of information management
      • Flexible to Implement
      • User friendly Admin Management
      • Analysis, Tracking and Statistics for Admin
      • Logging and Reporting for Admin
      • Multilingual
      • Email sending for features such as blog and user registration
      • Modules for a wide range of needs
      • Expandability by third – party modules and themes (a large set of themes)
      • Easy access to help a thoroughly tested platform
      • Syndication and RSS
    • Technical Specifications
    • Drupal – How to Start
      • Requirements – WAMP/LAMP/IIS server
        • Windows/Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP
      • Visit www.drupal.org
      • Go to Download : Drupal 6.0 / 5.0
      • Unzip Drupal pack & put the unzipped folder in “Web root directory” – Web root directory comes as default in WAMP installation
      • You can download “Modules” – For getting features
      • You can download “Themes” – For changing the look & Feel
    • Terminology Used in Drupal
      • Node:
        • A piece of content. Can be a picture, blog, page, story, post, etc. anything in Drupal’s “create content” menu
      • Blocks:
        • Places to put content, i.e., header, left, sidebar, footer. Default blocks login, who’s online, who’s new, navigation, primary links, syndicate etc.
        • Block can be added manually
    • Node/Page Block
      • Drupal Core
        • The base installation of Drupal, includes some modules, themes and other add-ons
      • Modules
        • Files that add functionality to Drupal, i.e., A “Search” module adds the function of search to a website
      • Themes
        • Designs that give the sites a certain look. Modules give themes control of how things look.
      • User
        • A person can only access admin area after registering user name, ID, password and email address.
      • Roles
        • How users are grouped by permissions. Allows posting of content. Defaults are authenticated or anonymous.
      Terminology Used in Drupal Modules & Users
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    • Drupal Users
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    • QUESTIONS?
    • Thank You www.openkick.com 079-4004 3267 [email_address]