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Selling Online with Drupal e-Commerce: Walk through the creation of an online store with Drupal’s e-Commerce module by Michael Peacock

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1. Introduction and Installation

Welcome to Drupal e-Commerce! During the course of this book we are going to look at how to use a content management system in particular Drupal as well as its e-Commerce module to set up and manage an online shop. We will install the software, have a look at its features, plan our shop, create our shop, look at customer management, create a design for our shop, and cover security, taxes, shipping, and even marketing our business.

In this chapter, you will learn:

  • What a Content Management System is, and What’s Drupal

  • What e-commerce is and what it can do for us

  • What Drupal e-Commerce is, and why it is better than a regular online shopping cart system

  • How to install Drupal, perform some basic configurations, and ...

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