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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

Flickr integration: Another alternative for images and slideshows


This is another alternative for images and slideshows. Flickr is an extremely popular website that allows you to post and share pictures with people around the world. You can either upload your own pictures to Flickr and use it for storage, or embed images that other people have taken into your own site. Of course, you need to check the license for all of the images that you want to embed before using them on your site.

Embedding media from Flickr

In this section we'll embed images directly from our Flickr photo set using the Media:Flickr module.

Goal

Add images to our site from the Flickr photo sharing website.

Additional modules needed

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

  • Media Flickr (http://drupal.org/project/media_flickr)

Steps

We have previously used the Media module to display YouTube movies on our site. In this step, we will also use it to display images from Flickr. We'll add a plugin module for the main Media module...