Whether you’re building a small site or a large corporate undertaking, ExpressionEngine is becoming the tool of choice. With this Quick-Start Guide, you’ll get hands-on experience with ExpressionEngine 2 by building a complete web site from start to finish. You’ll learn techniques and best practices for customizing and optimizing your sites, including working with new ExpressionEngine 2 features, templates, and site search.
About this Book
- 250 pages
- Release: P2.1 (2012-07-05)
- ISBN: 978-1-93435-652-4
Get up and running with ExpressionEngine 2 quickly as ExpressionEngine expert Ryan Irelan walks you through creating an online news site, Engine City Times. You’ll get hands-on experience working with dynamic content, categories, an RSS feed, site search, and more as you build your news site.
You’ll further improve your ExpressionEngine skills with advanced techniques for creating powerful and manageable templates, effectively managing site files and assets, and optimizing your ExpressionEngine website to handle thousands of visitors. Go beyond the native ExpressionEngine functionality and customize the system through the use of add-ons to help you build better websites.
Whether you’re a web designer, web developer, or web master, Ryan gets you started building sites with ExpressionEngine in no time.
What You Need: ExpressionEngine 2.5
Contents and Extracts
- Getting Started with ExpressionEngine
- Installing ExpressionEngine
- Hands-on Templating excerpt
- Building Your First ExpressionEngine Site
- What We’re Building
- Creating and Configuring the Site
- Making the Pages excerpt
- Adding the Final Touches
- Digging In
- Creating Relationships Between Entries
- Managing Files and Images
- Advanced Templating
- Optimizing Your EE Site
- Extending EE with Add-Ons