Drupal 8 SEO

The Visual, Step-By-Step Guide to Drupal Search Engine Optimization

Author: Ben Finklea

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1946017019

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 250

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Drupal 8 is great for SEO...if you know which modules to install and exactly how to configure them. That's where Drupal 8 SEO comes in. With over 150 images to guide you every step of the way, this book delivers the knowledge you need to get your site listed and ranking high in the search engines. Learn how to Search Engine Optimize your Drupal 8 website with this visual, step-by-step guide. Get the exact modules, settings, and configurations your site needs to get the best possible rankings in Google and other search engines. Drupal 8 SEO is a brand new offering from Ben Finklea that will teach marketers and developers what's needed to make Drupal 8 deliver perfectly optimized web pages. Generate traffic, leads, and revenue like never before with Drupal. Created to accompany the Drupal 8 SEO Checklist module, this book takes you through the exact steps that Ben has used for years to get top results for both national brands and small companies. It explains the SEO process created by the experts at Drupal SEO agency, Volacci, and how it can be used by any organization large or small to grow traffic, leads, and revenues. The process covers: • Drupal 8 SEO Checklist • Tools to do SEO faster • Redirects • URLs and paths • Title tags and Metatags • XML Sitemaps • Setting up Google Analytics the right way • Schema.org for enhanced Google listings • Better internal linking • Validating HTML and CSS • Fixing broken incoming links • Page-by-page keyword optimization • Figuring out what worked in Google • How to secure and speed up Drupal for higher rankings • Mobile ranking with AMP • Social link building with AddToAny • ...and more! Heavy on how-to and light on long explanations, this book is for the marketer or site owner who wants to hit the ground running without a lot of reading or time spent learning SEO basics. With over 150 images to guide you every step of the way, Drupal 8 SEO delivers the knowledge you need to get your site listed and ranking high in the search engines. Reviews of Ben Finklea's previous book: "4.9 out of 5 stars." –Amazon.com "You don't need to be a programmer or SEO specialist to follow the steps outlined in the book and get results. It's very easy to understand and implement." "The book is a perfect guide to optimize your Drupal site for the search engines. It reviews modules, techniques, and suggests lots of tips for the best SEO implementations and configurations." "My site went from invisible to getting rankings in Google, Yahoo and Bing as soon as it was indexed. Wa-pow! Awesome!" "Best place to find Drupal-specific SEO advice" "Ben explains SEO in a very easy to understand manner." "I had tried several SEO websites and tools, but this book explains everything so well, and clears up much of what I had read about SEO or watched on YouTube." "I was really impressed with the practical and helpful "how to" approach of this book. A lot of authors (myself included) can't help but get preachy at times. But Ben manages to avoid that trap and stays laser-focused on his topic and providing concrete guidance for exactly how to optimize your site." Praise for Ben's work at Volacci: "Ben's SEO Checklist module helped me and thousands of developers navigate the vast module ecosystem and configure our websites for optimum search ranking and conversions. His [previous] book...taught us to go beyond configuration to help our customers craft effective SEO strategies." --Travis Carden, Acquia (via Linkedin) "Ben is THE expert when it comes to Drupal SEO. He literally wrote the book. He is constantly researching and testing new techniques. In the seven years that we worked together, we built dozens of highly successful marketing campaigns for companies of all sizes." --Eric Wagner, FFW (via Linkedin) Ben's SEO knowledge is outstanding. He understands the many aspects of SEO and knows how to make all of them work together to achieve the results you want. --Eric Mandel, Blackmesh

Drupal 8 Development: Beginner's Guide

Author: Neeraj Kumar,Tassos Koutlas,Samuel Keen,Edward Crompton,Krishna Kanth,Rakesh James,Malabya Tewari,Kurt Madel

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785286269

Category: Computers

Page: 398

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Develop your programming skills by creating engaging websites using Drupal 8 About This Book Explore the new features of Drupal 8 through practical and interesting examples while building a fully functional recipe sharing website Learn about web content management, multi-media integration, and the newly introduced native web services in Drupal 8 A hands-on, example-driven guide to developing Drupal websites that covers everything from site building, theme development, creating custom modules, as well as the development environment Who This Book Is For If you are a developer who wants to use Drupal to enhance your website project and web application to manage content, this book is for you. Whether you are new to Drupal or an experienced web developer, you will be able to master both basic configuration and advanced module development in Drupal through this book. What You Will Learn Set up your Drupal development environment Brush up on your understanding of the concepts of object-oriented programming, module development, and test-driven development Install and configure Drupal, add new content type, and work through lot of dummy content to create listing pages using views Enhance the content author's user experience and custom block Find out about field Type API and explore custom theme development Manage various media types in Drupal for your content-rich website In Detail Drupal is one of the most popular platforms with which to develop websites. With more and more organizations looking to build engaging digital experience for their stakeholders, the Drupal Content Management System offers a mobile-first platform with native support for integrations, better performance, and scalability. The new version brings significant changes to its module development and theme creation techniques, improving performance and refining the development experience. This book will help you develop your own website using Drupal 8 in a step-by-step manner. You'll start off by setting up your development environment, enabling you to begin writing custom code for a Drupal-powered website through PHPStorm. You will learn about configuration management and creating custom content types before exploring the HTML5 features included with Drupal 8. You will then get familiar with Drupal 8's mobile-first features, explore the built-in WYSIWYG and in-line editing capabilities of Drupal 8, and enhance the overall authoring experience. Later, you will create and enhance a Media Entity Lightbox module, before taking an in-depth look at the Views module. We then cover some advanced search concepts and walk you through the installation and integration of the Java-based Apache Solr search engine. Finally, you will explore and configure the built-in support for REST and extend its support by installing the RESTful module. By the end of the book, you will have created a recipe sharing website while gaining a solid understanding of development best practices for Drupal 8. Style and approach Each chapter provides examples in a sequential manner from basic to advanced, and each example is explained using easy-to-understand language and a step-by-step approach. This programming experience will enable you to create a wide range of content authoring as well as end user experience.

Beginning Drupal 8

Author: Todd Tomlinson

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430265817

Category: Computers

Page: 287

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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.

Drupal 8 Module Development

Build and customize Drupal 8 modules and extensions efficiently

Author: Daniel Sipos

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782168788

Category: Computers

Page: 566

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Learn to create and customize impressive Drupal 8 modules to extend your website's functionalities About This Book Unleash the power of Drupal 8 programming by creating efficient modules and extensions Explore a plethora of Drupal 8 APIs and get the best out of them using the power of PHP coding Learn to implement efficient data management and data security by creating dedicated modules for it. Who This Book Is For The primary target of this book is Drupal developers who want to learn how to write modules and carry out development in Drupal 8. It is also intended for Drupal site builders and PHP developers who have basic Object Oriented Programming skills. A little bit of Symfony experience is helpful but not mandatory. What You Will Learn Write a Drupal 8 module with custom functionality and hook into various extension points Master numerous Drupal 8 sub-systems and APIs Model, store, and manipulate data in various ways and for various purposes Display data and content in a presentable and secure way Learn about the theme system and render arrays In Detail Drupal is an open source web-based content management system (CMS) that can be used for building anything from simple websites to complex applications. It enables individuals and organizations to build platforms that engage users and deliver the right content at the right time. Drupal 8 is an exciting new development in the Drupal community. However, the differences from the previous version are substantial and this can put quite some pressure on Drupal 7 developers that need to catch up. This book aims to help such developers in getting up to speed with Drupal 8 module development. The book first introduces you to the Drupal 8 architecture and its subsystems before diving into creating your first module with basic functionality. Building upon that, you will cover many core APIs and functionalities available to module developers. You will work with the Drupal logging and mailing systems, learn how to output data using the theme layer and work with menus and links programmatically. Then, you will learn how to work with different kinds of data storages, create custom entities, field types and leverage the Database API for lower level database queries. Moreover, you will learn about the Drupal 8 access system and caching layer as well as the APIs used for data processing (queues and batches). You will further see how to introduce javascript into your module, work with the various file systems and ensure the code you write works on multilingual sites. Finally, you will learn how to programmatically work with Views, write automated tests for your functionality and also write secure code in general. By the end of the book, you will have learned how to develop your own custom module from scratch that can help solve a small problem or even provide complex functionality. And who knows, maybe you'll even contribute it back to the Drupal community. Style and approach This book aims to introduce PHP developers to programming concepts specific to Drupal 8 to get them started on writing their own functionality with Drupal 8 and create efficient Drupal 8 modules and extensions.

Learning Drupal 8

Author: Nick Abbott,Richard Jones

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782168761

Category: Computers

Page: 328

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Create complex websites quickly and easily using the building blocks of Drupal 8, the most powerful version of Drupal yet About This Book Build complete, complex websites with no prior knowledge of web development entirely using the intuitive Drupal user interface Follow a practical case study chapter-by-chapter to construct a complete website as you progress Ensure your sites are modern, responsive and mobile-friendly through utilizing the full features available in Drupal 8 Who This Book Is For If you want to learn to use Drupal 8 for the first time, or you are transitioning over from a previous version of Drupal, this is the book for you. No knowledge of PHP, MySQL, or HTML is assumed or required What You Will Learn Set up a local “stack” development environment and install your first Drupal 8 site Find out what is available in Drupal 8 core Define content types and taxonomies—and find out when you should do so Use the powerful Views module Get hands-on with image and media handling Extend Drupal using custom community modules Develop the look and feel of your website using Drupal themes Manage site users and permissions In Detail Drupal 8 sets a new standard for ease of use, while offering countless new ways to tailor and deploy your content to the Web. Drupal 8 allows user to easily customize data structures, listings, and pages, and take advantage of new capabilities for displaying data on mobile devices, building APIs, and adapting to multilingual needs. The book takes you step by step through building a Drupal 8 website. Start with the basics, such as setting up a local “stack” development environment and installing your first Drupal 8 site, then move on to image and media handling, and extending Drupal modules. Push your knowledge by getting to grips with the modular nature of Drupal, and learning to extend it by adding new functionalities to create your new modules. By the end of the book, you will be able to develop and manage a modern and responsive website using Drupal. Style and approach This is an absolute beginners' guide, providing step-by-step instructions to help you learn Drupal 8 from scratch.

Search Engine Optimization Bible

Author: Jerri L. Ledford

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118080815

Category: Computers

Page: 528

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Detailed, practical guide to increasing your Web traffic through better search results Wonder how some companies pop up high in search engine rankings? It's all about search appeal. Master the strategies, techniques, and shortcuts in this detailed guide and you can improve your Web site's search rankings and drive the targeted traffic you want to your virtual door. Learn new ways to add social media to the SEO mix, make your site mobile Web-friendly, write SEO tags for maximum exposure, and more. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is hot; the online advertising market is expected to grow at 34% CAGR between 2005 and 2010, and nine out of ten companies are estimated to be implementing SEO strategies Find out how to get listed in the major search engines, directories, and indexes, and learn strategies for planning and implementing a successful SEO campaign Take advantage of the case studies of readers who implemented the SEO techniques outlined in the first edition of this book and significantly improved search rankings Discover how to target and reach the customers you really want; optimize your site specifically for Google, MSN, or Yahoo!; demystify the role of links and linking in search; implement social media and mobile search optimization; and analyze your SEO efforts to see what works If you want to make SEO work for you, the new edition of this practical book is what you need to succeed.

WordPress SEO Success

Search Engine Optimization for Your WordPress Website or Blog

Author: Jacob Aull

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0133804771

Category: Computers

Page: 368

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WordPress® SEO Success Search Engine Optimization for Your WordPress Website or Blog Hands-on, up-to-the-minute SEO techniques specifically for WordPress users! WordPress gives you amazingly powerful SEO tools: this hands-on guide will help you make the most of them! Written specifically for WordPress users, this guide covers all you need: built-in WordPress capabilities, third-party plugins, well-integrated web resources, and more. Whether you manage a large-scale site or a personal blog, Jacob Aull will help you integrate SEO into all you do, from strategy through optimization of existing content. New to SEO? Already do it for a living? Either way, WordPress SEO Success will help you drive the traffic you want--and the value you need! Build a complete SEO strategy--and a content plan that aligns with it Choose the best WordPress SEO tools and plugins for your needs Uncover quick, powerful ways to improve your site Identify and research keywords far more effectively Reflect SEO in architecture via site mapping and marketing funnels Sensibly manage the inevitable tradeoffs of optimization Improve SEO even if you’re running a free WordPress.com blog Leverage content themes and keyword-driven blogging techniques Optimize “blog-meets-website” and “multiple blogs+sites” deployments Strengthen your rankings by intelligently using social media Optimize your sites for smartphones and tablets Measure performance via free analytics--including mobile analytics Integrate organic SEO with paid advertising Avoid today’s worst SEO blunders Jacob Aull, principal of Zen Fires Digital Marketing, has been in Internet marketing since the label existed. He began doing web design and branding in the late ‘90s as an agency partner. While transitioning deeper into online and search marketing, he earned an M.S. in marketing from Georgia State’s Robinson College of Business in 2009. There he customized his own degree program, executing an independent capstone thesis on social media marketing. In 2010, the university asked him to write and teach its first course on social media marketing, which he continues today. Aull edited Prentice Hall’s first social media marketing textbook, and wrote its accompanying instructor’s manual. He co-founded and chaired the Atlanta Interactive Marketing Association Social Media SIG, and speaks widely on social and search marketing.

Drupal 7 Explained

Your Step-by-step Guide

Author: Stephen Burge

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0133124231

Category: Computers

Page: 463

View: 570

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"Drupal 7 is an amazingly powerful web content management system. But many newcomers find it confusing, and most Drupal books are just too complicated to help. If you want to spend less time struggling with complex instructions, and more time building sites that make you proud, this is the book for you! Top Drupal trainer Stephen Burge teaches everything you need to know--and nothing you don't need to know! You'll master Drupal one easy step at a time, through a complete, real-world sample project. You'll find crystal-clear visuals, simple explanations, perfect analogies--all extensively tested with real Drupal beginners. Drupal 7 Explained requires absolutely no experience with Drupal, content management, website construction, programming, scripting, or even HTML."--

Enterprise Drupal 8 Development

For Advanced Projects and Large Development Teams

Author: Todd Tomlinson

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484202538

Category: Computers

Page: 309

View: 4229

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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 Learn Architect Drupal for development teams and apply best practices for large Drupal projects Integrate 3rd party applications with Drupal Manage content, code, and configuration across multiple staging environments Build a consistent user experience for administrators and content creators Who This Book Is For The primary audience is intermediate to advanced Drupal developers who are working on large-scale Drupal projects and advanced PHP developers new to Drupal The secondary audience is IT Professionals such as Systems Administrators managing Drupal projects

Decoupling Drupal

A Decoupled Design Approach for Web Applications

Author: Deepali Mayekar

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484233212

Category: Computers

Page: 68

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Implement a headless/decoupled Drupal design to build easily maintainable web applications. This book begins by showing you CMS workflows and best practices to give you the basics you need for working with decoupled Drupal. As part of this process, Decoupling Drupal reveals the advantages of using content management systems and explains that decoupled Drupal is the answer to various problems faced in creating and maintaining enterprise applications. Decoupling Drupal will show you how administering Drupal monolithically to design web applications can be a challenge. You’ll see how the maintainability of your application reduces exponentially over the years. In contrast, a decoupled design enables an easy handshake between the front-end and back-end applications, meaning you can implement services in a short amount of time and scale them quickly. The final part of the book covers the impact of decoupling on functional and non-functional requirements and the use of Drupal 8 modules to address the requirements of decoupling. This involves solving the problems that occur at different stages of CMS evolution in an organization. What You Will Learn Discover the principles of headless/decoupled design Implement Drupal in a real-time environment Work with the Drupal modules normally used in a decoupled design Use Drupal to complete back-end tasks Integrate a Pantheon cloud-solution for headless Drupal Acknowledge the use of CMS in your day-to-day IT life Who This Book Is For Web application designers, developers, and Drupal enthusiasts.

Drupal 8 Development Cookbook

Author: Matt Glaman

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785887556

Category: Computers

Page: 370

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Over 60 hands-on recipes that get you acquainted with Drupal 8's features and help you harness its power About This Book Discover the enhanced content authoring experience that comes with Drupal 8 and how to customize it Take advantage of the broadened multilingual and tools of the new version to provide an internationalized website This step-by-step guide will show you how to deploy from development, staging, and production of a website with Drupal 8's brand new configuration management system Who This Book Is For This book is for those have been working with Drupal, such as site builders, back-end developers, and front-end developers, and who are eager to see what awaits when they start using Drupal 8 What You Will Learn Extend Drupal through contributed or custom modules and themes Develop an internationalized website with Drupal's multilingual tools Integrate third-party front-end and back-end libraries with Drupal Turn Drupal into a web services provider using REST Create a mobile-first responsive Drupal application Run SimpleTest and PHPUnit to test Drupal Understand the plugin system that powers many of Drupal 8's new APIs to extend its functionality Get to grips with the mechanics of the configuration management system and the ability to import and export site configuration In Detail Began as a message board, Drupal today is open source software maintained and developed by a community of over 1,000,000 users and developers. Drupal is used by numerous local businesses to global corporations and diverse organizations all across the globe. With Drupal 8?s recent release and the exciting features it brings, this book will be your go-to guide to experimenting with all of these features through helpful recipes. We'll start by showing you how to customize and configure the Drupal environment as per your requirements, as well as how to install third-party libraries and then use them in the Drupal environment. Then we will move on to creating blocks and custom modules with the help of libraries. We will show you to use the latest mobile-first feature of Drupal 8, which will help you make your apps responsive across all the major platforms. This book will also show you how to incorporate multilingual facilities in your sites, use web services and third-party plugins with your applications from inside Drupal 8, and test and deploy your apps Style and approach This practical, recipe-based book will provide you with actionable techniques and methods to improve your existing Drupal development skills. It will get you started with Drupal 8 and will be your reference guide to building new applications with Drupal.

SEO Warrior

Essential Techniques for Increasing Web Visibility

Author: John I Jerkovic

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449383076

Category: Computers

Page: 496

View: 6815

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How can you make it easier for people to find your website? And how can you convert casual visitors into active users? SEO Warrior shows you how it's done through a collection of tried and true techniques, hacks, and best practices. Learn the nuts and bolts of search engine optimization (SEO) theory, the importance of keyword strategy, and how to avoid and remedy search engine traps. You'll also learn about search engine marketing (SEM) practices, such as Google AdWords, and how you can use social networking to increase your visibility. Ideal for web developers, savvy marketers, webmasters, and anyone else interested in SEO, this book serves not only as an SEO tutorial, but also as a reference for implementing effective SEO techniques. Create compelling sites with SEO that can stand the test of time Optimize your site for Google, Yahoo!, Microsoft's Bing, as well as search engines used in different parts of the world Conduct keyword research to find the best terms to reach your audience--and the related terms they'll respond to Learn what makes search engines tick by utilizing custom scripts Analyze your site to see how it measures up to the competition

Internet Marketing, Start-to-finish

Author: Catherine Juon,Dunrie Allison Greiling,Catherine Buerkle

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0789747898

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 293

View: 5764

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"Drive measurable, repeatable online sales with search marketing, usability, CRM, and analytics"--Cover.

Using Drupal

Choosing and Configuring Modules to Build Dynamic Websites

Author: Angela Byron,Addison Berry,Bruno De Bondt

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449336159

Category: Computers

Page: 494

View: 6138

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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 a job posting board, photo gallery, online store, product review database, and event calendar. The second edition focuses on Drupal 7, the latest version of this open source system. Each project spans an entire chapter, with step-by-step "recipes" to help you build out the precise functionality the site requires. With this book, developers new to Drupal will gain experience through a hands-on introduction, and experienced Drupal developers will learn real-world best practices. Learn Drupal’s concepts and building blocks, and how everything works together Hit the ground running—build your first Drupal site hands-on Explore solutions that meet each project’s requirements, and discover why specific modules were selected Understand the projects through case studies, including the client’s needs and desires Learn how to configure modules with a bird’s-eye view of how they work Discover new modules, including Drupal Commerce, Media, and Workbench

Mastering Drupal 8 Views

Author: Gregg Marshall

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785885391

Category: Computers

Page: 272

View: 1587

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Accelerate your development process using Drupal 8 Views with this advanced, practical guide About This Book A practical, step-by-step guide with illustrative examples to give you a clear understanding of Drupal 8 views Get the only book on the market that talks about Drupal 8 views and their importance for developers Get an understanding of how views work and how they help to create modular applications Who This Book Is For This book is for web developers, web designers, and website administrators who use Drupal 8, have some basic knowledge of managing and developing apps with Drupal, and who want to get an advanced, practical knowledge of views and how to leverage them in Drupal 8 applications. What You Will Learn Create displays of content that are automatically updated when you add new content Show maps and rotating image carousels on your site Combine content to create composite displays using the same data in different ways Use fields from more than one content type to create powerful views of multi-table data Modify the field data being displayed, combining it in different ways or changing the HTML that might be normally generated Add headers and footers above and below a views display Make the output of your view look exactly like the designer specifies Change the order in which a list of content is displayed, limit the content shown to only certain content types or values Filter content using values passed to the view in the URL, making a single view work different ways In Detail Learn how to build complex displays of content—all without programming. Views were used on more than 80% of all Drupal 7 sites; now they are part of the Drupal 8 core. While most site builders and site owners are aware of views, they don't understand how to take full advantage of their power to create many amazing pages and blocks. If they use views, they might build 10 different view displays with different filters, without knowing that a contextual filter would require only a single display. Using our sample company, we'll take its existing content and evolve an ever more complex and powerful website for that company, starting with adapting the administration the user sees and moving on to making complex pages of information for site visitors. While the book is written for Drupal 8, the similarities between Views in Drupal 7 and 8 make this a useful reference for Drupal 7 site builders also. Style and approach This is the only advanced resource that will show you how to create, customize, and manage views in the Drupal 8 development environment. This has become more important since Drupal 8 has made views part of its core architecture.

High Performance Drupal

Fast and Scalable Designs

Author: Jeff Sheltren,Narayan Newton,Nathaniel Catchpole

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449358039

Category: Computers

Page: 264

View: 9093

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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

Mastering Drupal 8

Author: Chaz Chumley,William Hurley

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785886258

Category: Computers

Page: 456

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Mastering Drupal can lead to a mighty website - discover what Drupal 8 can really do with hidden techniques, best practices, and more! About This Book The most up-to-date advanced practical guide on Drupal 8 with an in-depth look at all the advanced new features such as authoring, HTML markup, built-in web services, and more If you are looking to dive deep into Drupal 8 and create industry-standard web apps, then this is the ideal book for you All the code and examples are explained in great detail to help you in the development process Who This Book Is For This book is ideally suited to web developers, designers, and web administrators who want to dive deep into Drupal. Previous experience with Drupal is a must to unleash the full potential of this book. What You Will Learn Discover how to better manage content using custom blocks and views Display content in multiple ways, taking advantage of display modes Create custom modules with YAML and Symfony 2 Easily translate content using the new multilingual capabilities Use RESTful services and JavaScript frameworks to build headless websites Manage Drupal configuration from one server to another easily In Detail Drupal is an open source content management system trusted by governments and organizations around the globe to run their websites. It brings with it extensive content authoring tools, reliable performance, and a proven track record of security. The community of more than 1,000,000 developers, designers, editors, and others have developed and maintained a wealth of modules, themes, and other add-ons to help you build a dynamic web experience. Drupal 8 is the latest release of the Drupal built on the Symfony2 framework. This is the largest change to the Drupal project in its history. The entire API of Drupal has been rebuilt using Symfony and everything from the administrative UI to themes to custom module development has been affected. This book will cover everything you need to plan and build a complete website using Drupal 8. It will provide a clear and concise walkthrough of the more than 200 new features and improvements introduced in Drupal core. In this book, you will learn advanced site building techniques, create and modify themes using Twig, create custom modules using the new Drupal API, explore the new REST and Multilingual functionality, import, and export Configuration, and learn how to migrate from earlier versions of Drupal. Style and approach This book takes a practical approach with equal emphasis on examples and illustrative screenshots.

Drupal 6 Search Engine Optimization

Author: Ben Finklea

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1847198236

Category: Computers

Page: 280

View: 5137

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Rank high in search engines with professional SEO tips, modules, and best practices for Drupal web sites.

Drupal 8 Theming with Twig

Author: Chaz Chumley

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782168745

Category: Computers

Page: 376

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Master Drupal 8's new Twig templating engine to create fun and fast websites with simple steps to help you move from concept to completion About This Book Create beautiful responsive Drupal 8 websites using Twig Quickly master theme administration, custom block layouts, views, and the Twig template structure A step-by-step guide to the most common approaches in web design Who This Book Is For This book is intended for front-end developers, designers, and anyone who is generally interested in learning all the new features of Drupal 8 theming. Discover what has changed from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8 and immerse yourself in the new Twig PHP templating engine. Familiarity with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and the Drupal Admin interface would be helpful. Prior experience with setting up and configuring a standalone development environment is required as we will be working with PHP and MySQL. What You Will Learn Navigate the Drupal 8 Admin interface Build custom block layouts with reusable and fieldable blocks Create subthemes based on the Bartik and Classy base themes Construct a responsive theme with Twitter Bootstrap Work with the new Twig PHP templating engine Configure Drupal for Twig debugging Enable preprocessing of Twig variables Develop a theme from scratch following a step-by-step project outline In Detail Drupal 8 is an open source content management system and powerful framework that helps deliver great websites to individuals and organizations, including non-profits, commercial, and government around the globe. This new release has been built on top of object-oriented PHP and includes more than a handful of improvements such as a better user experience, cleaner HTML5 markup, a new templating engine called Twig, multilingual capabilities, new configuration management, and effortless content authoring. Drupal 8 will quickly become the new standard for deploying content to both the web and mobile applications. However, with so many new changes, it can quickly become overwhelming knowing where to start and how to quickly. Starting from the bottom up, we will install, set up, and configure Drupal 8. We'll navigate the Admin interface so you can learn how to work with core themes and create new custom block layouts. Walk through a real-world project to create a Twig theme from concept to completion while adopting best practices to implement CSS frameworks and JavaScript libraries. We will see just how quick and easy it is to create beautiful, responsive Drupal 8 websites while avoiding the common mistakes that many front-end developers make. Style and approach Drupal 8 Theming with Twig is intended for front-end developers, designers, and anyone who is generally interested in learning all the new features of Drupal 8 theming. Discover what has changed from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8 and immerse yourself in the new Twig PHP templating engine. Familiarity with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and the Drupal Admin interface would be helpful. Prior experience with setting up and configuring a standalone development environment is required as we will be working with PHP and MySQL.