Beginning django CMS

  • 2h
  • Nigel George
  • Apress
  • 2015

Build a world-class website in less than a week with Django CMS. Beginning Django CMS shows you how to simply and easily write a dynamic website with a full content management system in the backend. It is written for Internet developers who are sick and tired of dealing with complicated, bloated website frameworks that are a pain to build and a nightmare to maintain. Django CMS is an Open Source website building framework that is experiencing exponential growth because it is built on the simple, secure and scalable architecture of Django. This book takes you from knowing nothing about Django CMS, to building a functional website and content management system that you can deploy for your own website or for your customers.

What You'll Learn:

  • Install and configure Django CMS
  • Build a dynamic website quickly and easily
  • Author and submit content for publication
  • Administer Django CMS
  • Install and use custom and third-party plugins
  • Deploy a website using Django CMS

Who This Book is For:

Beginning Django CMS is for programmers, in particular Python and Django programmers, wishing to build a simple, custom content management system (CMS). They do not have to be directly interested in the Django CMS application, Beginning Django CMS will be equally useful to a programmer looking to build a functioning CMS rapidly.

About the Author

Nigel George is a business systems developer specializing in the application of Open Source technologies to solve common business problems. He has a broad range of experience in software development—from writing database apps for small businesses to developing the back end and UI for a distributed sensor network at the University of Newcastle, Australia.

Nigel also has over 15 years of experience in technical writing for business. He has written several training manuals and hundreds of technical procedures for corporations and Australian government departments. He has been using Django since version 0.96, and has programmed in C, C#, C++, VB, VBA, HTML, JavaScript, Python and PHP. He has also worked with frameworks/CMSes: WordPress, Django CMS, SharePoint, Joomla, Drupal, and Zope.

In this Book

  • Working with a CMS
  • Installing django CMS
  • Introduction to django CMS
  • Site Templates
  • Your Blog Website: Templates
  • django CMS Plugins
  • Advanced Plugins
  • Authoring in django CMS
  • Menus and Navigation
  • Extending django CMS
  • Next Steps
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