By Michael Peacock
Drupal is a unfastened and open-source modular internet software framework and content material administration process (CMS) written in personal home page that could run in lots of environments, together with home windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and FreeBSD. Drupal e-Commerce is a loose, open-source, feature-rich, versatile package deal of modules that seamlessly provides complete e-Store services to Drupal.
Drupal e-Commerce is the mix of Drupal, the award-winning Drupal five content material administration approach, and the e-Commerce package deal of modules that may be plugged into it, bringing a wealth of e-commerce performance to the software.
In this publication you are going to the right way to use the Drupal content material administration procedure in addition to its e-Commerce modules to establish and deal with a web store. we'll set up the software program, take a look at its good points, plan our store, create our store, examine consumer administration, create a layout for our store, and canopy protection, taxes, transport, or even advertising our business!
If you're new to Drupal and need to establish a robust e-commerce procedure, this booklet is for you. If you've a few event of operating with Drupal and wish to appreciate how its e-commerce thoughts can be utilized to strength an internet store, this publication also will end up invaluable.
What you are going to examine from this book?
* Why to decide on Drupal for e-commerce
* fitting and configuring Drupal and its e-Commerce module
* How Drupal and its e-Commerce module paintings
* developing and dealing with content material
* growing and coping with person money owed, roles, and permissions
* issues to contemplate while making plans to promote on-line
* Structuring your website, your product catalogue, and framing a procuring procedure for clients
* Framing company rules to address criminal matters
* Branding your website through customizing default issues
* fitting new subject matters and making a customized subject
* Customizing the checkout technique for processing orders
* making a greater promoting adventure
* Attracting buyers with discount rates, coupons, auctions, donations, flexicharges
* operating with taxes and transport ideas in Drupal e-Commerce
* Drupal e-Commerce's transport API modules
* Securing and holding your website (deploy, backup, repair)
* developing and dealing with invoices utilizing the Invoices module
* Integrating CiviCRM to control appointments and log cellphone calls
* bettering site visitors with search engine optimisation
* advertisements programmes, newsletters, and viral advertising and marketing campaigns
The ebook starts off with the fundamentals of Drupal after which steps you thru the production of a web store, exploring Drupal additional as wanted. merely the good points of Drupal correct to the e-commerce program could be covered.
Written in a simple, easy-to-understand demeanour, the booklet presents the necessities of having your e-commerce site up and working with Drupal.
Who this booklet is written for?
This ebook is for those that are looking to begin promoting on-line as fast as attainable, and need to work out how you can use the confirmed Drupal platform to accomplish this.
The ebook is perfect to be used in a small company with simply simple in-house technical abilities. it's going to even be helpful for builders who not just are looking to create an e-commerce web site, but additionally need a CMS platform for increasing the location sooner or later. No earlier wisdom of Drupal is needed. No Hypertext Preprocessor event is anticipated, even though it should be priceless. simple wisdom of e-commerce may also be beneficial, even though the most ideas are brought and lined as required.