Drupal 7 Explained

Drupal 7 Explained Book

We're delighted to present the best-selling and best-reviewed Drupal book.

Drupal 7 Explained has been a huge success because it makes Drupal easy.

Using Drual 7 Explained, you can master Drupal 7 by using hands-on, step-by-step examples.

Drupal 7 is an amazingly powerful system, but many newcomers find it confusing.

Most Drupal books are just too complicated to help. We wrote this book to make Drupal as simple and straight-forward as possible.

Drupal Book of the Year!


Drupal 7 Explained launched at DrupalCon Portland last spring. In the year since then, it's become the best-selling and best-reviewed Drupal book.

In 2014, it won "Drupal Book of the Year" at DrupalCon Austin.

We explain the ideas behind Drupal Explained in our article, "How we wrote the best-selling Drupal book".

What do you need to learn from this Drupal book?

Drupal 7 Explained requires absolutely no experience with Drupal, content management, website construction, programming, scripting, or even HTML.

What's covered in this Drupal book?

  • Planning a site that will be easy to build and manage
  • Installing Drupal and setting it up to work reliably and securely
  • Quickly finding the Drupal tools and features you’re looking for
  • Mastering an easy 3-step workflow for creating new content
  • Delivering more interesting content with fields and new content types
  • Creating intuitive site structures and user navigation
  • Adding powerful site features with just a few clicks
  • Completely redesigning your site in minutes with Themes
  • Adding site search, registration, and more
  • Presenting content in tables, lists, grids, or photo galleries
  • Creating advanced layouts and 2- or 3-column designs
  • Controlling what users on your site can see and do
  • Preparing your site for launch
  • Administering and updating a live site efficiently and safely