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Drupal 7 Business Solutions

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Drupal 7 Business Solutions

Overview of this book

You can use the Drupal 7 content management system to build a small business website quickly. You may add blogs, images, maps, e-commerce, social application integration, and more to your site to connect with your customers and make more money from your business. Drupal 7 Business Solutions will give you hands-on practical tutorials on how to build a rich and dynamic website for your business quickly using one of the most popular tools in open source. You'll start by adding blogs and images to your website. Then you'll learn how to add a VIP section to your site so that you can give your logged in users special discounts and other VIP freebies. Next, you will learn to send your customers e-mail newsletters and show them a dynamic events calendar. The book will then teach you to add e-commerce to your site so you can sell your products online. You'll add YouTube videos and Google maps to help enhance your business site. You will then learn to incorporate feedback mechanisms for your customers. The book also explains how to maintain your site, upgrade it, and continue adding dynamic content to it.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Drupal 7 Business Solutions
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

Working with comments

In this group of tasks, we will explore Drupal's built-in functionality to allow users to comment on content. We will cover setting permissions to determine who can comment and also describe the approval process for comments, to help prevent unwanted messages from being posted on your site.

Enable comments for a content type and node

In this section we enable comments on our content type.


Allow registered users to leave comments on nodes published with the Breads & Pastries content type. All comments must be approved before they are published, unless the customer is a VIP customer, in which case their comments will be automatically approved.

We're going to enable commenting on the Breads & Pastries content type so that users of our site can post comments on any Bread & Pastries node.

Go to the content type screen and edit the Breads & Pastries content type. Click on the Comment settings tab. This will launch the comments settings for the content type...