Tuesday, November 29, 2011



Come for the software, stay for the community

Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.

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Why choose drupal ?

Drupal is a free software package that allows you to easily organize, manage and publish your content, with an endless variety of customization.

Reasons are many,

Drupal is Open Source | Community Support | Commercial Services |Who's Using Drupal |Drupal CMS Features

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  1. Drupal tutorials for beginners


  2. Excellent Videos on the below topics

    Install XAMPP software to your Windows Machine And Run Drupal Work on PHP Codes. It is Very Easy and Very Short.

    * Part1 (Installation of Xampp)
    * Part2 (Installation of Xampp)

    * Installation of Drupal

    Chapter 1 : Make a Static Site in Drupal

    * Make Pages and Main Menu Linked to Pages with URI(user friendly)
    * Common Blocks(Section) on your Site(WebPage)
    * Change Theme and make your Site Beautiful

    Chapter 2 : Create a Contact Form in Drupal

    * Make Contact Form that will send email to site admin.
    * Make Contact Form with few more fields that will send email and also save record in database.

    Chapter 3 : Make a Dynamic Site with user Registration form

    * Add Users (User Sign up)
    * Add More Fields to User Sign up Form
    * More Strong Admin rights under User Management

    Chapter 4 : Make a Dynamic Site where we create a new Role (users with Permissions)

    * Granting more Rights to authenticated user and create a new Role Assign Rights to the new Role.

    Chapter 5 : Creating Content Type (Article) with extra text field (author)

    * Create Content Type (Article) with extra text field (author)
    * Make new field(Author) visible to visitors

    Chapter 6 : List all Articles in a page Once it is Created

    * List Articles on a Page
    * List Articles with Sorting (last updated/created) and List Articles according to Subsection(Content/Subtitle)

    Chapter 7 : List all Articles according to Section

    * Create Section for Article (CCK Module)
    * Select Section While Creating Article And List It On (Section Titled) Main Menu Item
    * Make One More View under Same View (Override)

    Chapter 8 : Search Functionality

    * Create Search Functionality
    * Create Stronger Search Functionality (using views)
    * Show Search Box in a Block(views exposed)

    Chapter 9 : Make a Social Networking Site

    * Add Picture to Profile
    * List all Users (using views)
    * User Search and List (views exposed)
    * Add user as Friend and List Friends
    * Make Groups where other users can Join/Post Besides can also make new Group

    Thanks Dinesh for sharing such a good resource.