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Drupal

  1. 1. Drupal Abhishek Nagar
  2. 2. Who am I ? Abhishek Nagar  Student SICSR − Blogger − Drupaller (1 year) − Open Source Enthusiast − Where you can find me  IRC Nick : Nagar − Channels: #indlinux, ##linux-india, #firefox, #drupal  http://abhisheknagar.com −
  3. 3. Drupal ?? Full Featured CMS  May claim CMF  Community supported  Powering 7,00,000+ sites in 2008  Customization requires PHP knowledge  Drupal Core  Expended through Modules 
  4. 4. Why Drupal? Why not build a solution from scratch?  Go for it. − Why not use commercial products?  Bigger Question − Why not any other open-source solution?  Try opensourcecms.com −
  5. 5. History & Status Started in 1999 by Dries (Belgium)  http://twitter.com/dries Current Versions : 5.15 & 6.9  Roadmap  Drupal 7.0 under development − 2000 + contributed modules  500 + themes  Localization teams 
  6. 6. What can it do ? Community Website  Weblog  Forums  Social Network Sites  Knowledge Base  Business Web Apps  And many more 
  7. 7. Requirements PHP  Apache / IIS  MySQL /PostgreSQL 
  8. 8. Some big names Tim Berners-Lee Weblog  Spread Firefox  Mtv  New York Observer  IloveBolly  Ubuntu  GNUnify  OSI 
  9. 9. Using Drupal OREILLY
  10. 10. Drupal Terminology Nodes  The fundamental building block of the website − Blocks  Items placed in a region. − Comments  Lightweight item attached to a node. −
  11. 11. Modules & Themes Drupal Core  The base installation of Drupal, includes some − modules, themes and other add-ons Modules  Files that add functionality to Drupal − Themes  Designs that give the sites a certain look. − Modules give themes control of how things look.
  12. 12. Users First user created is the website  administrator, and this user has complete control over the system. Other users can be created by administrator  or by online registration (with or without admin approval) Users can belong to one or more roles.  Therefore, once users are created in the  system and assigned a role, they have permission to various parts of the framework, including content creation.
  13. 13. Drupal Tour
  14. 14. Live Web Creation Without single line of Code
  15. 15. Drupal Books
  16. 16. Modules you cant live without Tiny MCE Editor  Feedback  Printer Friendly Pages  Simple News  Views  CCK  CCK + Views = Custom Module 
  17. 17. Review Users are grouped by Roles  CORE functions enhanced by Modules  Content Nodes are placed in Blocks  Themes give sites and Modules their look  Categories created through Taxonomy  Profiles aid data manipulation and presentation 
  18. 18. Thanks Question & Answers abhishek@kashipur.in

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