Drupal 6 Social Networking
This book is packed with clear instructions and careful explanations for creating a powerful Social Networking web site using Drupal 6. With each chapter, you add new features and content until the Social Network is ready to be released to the Internet where it can grow. By the end of this book, you will have a powerful Social Network either like that of the case-study, or of your own design based on the setup and features the book walks through. This book is aimed at anyone looking to create their own social networking web site, including: Businesses - building a Social Network around a product or service can improve your company profile and increase customer loyalty. Alternatively, an internal social network gives you employees a place to keep resources, discuss ideas, raise concerns, and keep up to date on company policies, Hobbyists - create a community around your hobbies and interests; create a local or distributed user group, Organisations & Charities - Raise your profile, promote your events / services / fundraisers and get help from the community in organizing them, Families - For large families based across the country or across the globe, keep up to date with everyone, and let everyone know what you are up to. You don't need any experience of Drupal or PHP to use this book. If you are a Drupal user you will find this book a great way to rapidly tailor an existing installation into a social-orientated web site.
- Electronic book text | 312 pages
- 27 Feb 2009
- Packt Publishing Limited
- Birmingham, United Kingdom
About Michael Peacock
Michael Peacock is a web developer from Newcastle, UK and has a degree in Software Engineering from the University of Durham. After meeting his business partner at Durham, he co-founded Peacock Carter, a Newcastle based creative consultancy specializing in web design, web development and corporate identity. Michael loves working on web related projects. When he is not working on client projects, he is often tinkering with a web app of his own. He has been involved with a number of books, having written two books himself (and working on his third): Selling online with Drupal e-Commerce Packt, and Building websites with TYPO3 Packt. He has also done technical reviews of two other books: Mobile Web Development Packt, and Drupal Education & E-Learning Packt. You can follow Michael on Twitter.