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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
Credits
About the Authors
Acknowledgment
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Online baking class


In this section, we will add video content from YouTube that demonstrates various baking techniques used at the bakery.

Embedding a YouTube video with a filter

In this section we'll use the Media module to configure a field that will allow us to embed a YouTube video.

Goal

Add videos that are stored on YouTube to an existing page.

Additional modules needed

  • Media (http://drupal.org/project/media).

  • Media: YouTube (http://drupal.org/project/media_youtube)

  • File Entity: http://drupal.org/project/file_entity.

Steps

YouTube (www.youtube.com) is a popular video sharing site where you can view videos that have been created and submitted by people across the globe. YouTube allows you to link to videos stored on their site so that you can share them with your own visitors, without incurring bandwidth charges. In fact, you can even earn revenue from the videos if you have a Google AdSense account.

To insert a YouTube video into a Drupal node, we'll first install and configure the Media...