Drupal Layout and Theming

Course details

Level: 

In this two day course you'll learn a variety of approaches to making dynamic layouts in Drupal, and how to choose the right approach for your site. You will learn techniques and best practices for configuring a flexible and extendable layout for your site, then you'll learn how to get more control over the look and feel by creating a custom theme in Drupal.

By the end of the course, you'll know how to save yourself time in making easy to configure, responsive and smart layouts. You will also understand best practices in making your site secure and fast, and easy to maintain.

Duration: 
2 days
Prerequisites: 

Required site building skills are outlined on our Drupal in a Day and Site Building course descriptions.
Familiarity with HTML and CSS is required. PHP is not required.

By the end of the training you will be able to: 
  • Create custom layouts for landing pages on your site.
  • Make content appear dynamically based on where you are in the site structure.
  • Change the look of sections on your site.
  • Create a custom theme in Drupal.
  • Learn the essential PHP you need to make a theme in Drupal.
  • Best practices for sustainable theming.
What is provided: 
Some events provide lunch and refreshments. Check the individual event listings for details.
Participants will receive a printed manual which outlines step-by-step activities.
Depending on venue, participants will either be provided with a sandbox environment in a computer lab, or they will use their own computers.

Upcoming training events

Date Location Country Delivery
Dec 18, 2014 Waltham, MA US In-person view
Dec 18, 2014 San Fernando ES In-person view
Jan 14, 2015 Phoenix, AZ US In-person view
Jan 14, 2015 Amsterdam NL In-person view
Jan 21, 2015 Schaumburg, IL US Online view
Jan 21, 2015 Rotterdam NL Online view
Jan 28, 2015 Austin, TX US In-person view
Jan 28, 2015 Brooklyn, NY US In-person view
Feb 04, 2015 Schaumburg, IL US In-person view
Feb 04, 2015 Khatauli, UP IN In-person view
Feb 11, 2015 Columbia, MD US In-person view
Feb 11, 2015 Westmnister, CO US In-person view
Feb 25, 2015 Phoenix, AZ US In-person view
Feb 25, 2015 Borgerhout, VAN BE In-person view
Mar 04, 2015 Schaumburg, IL US Online view
Mar 04, 2015 Timisoara RO Online view
Mar 11, 2015 Austin, TX US In-person view
Mar 11, 2015 Denver, CO US In-person view
Mar 18, 2015 Schaumburg, IL US In-person view
Mar 18, 2015 San Diego, CA US In-person view
Mar 25, 2015 Columbia, MD US In-person view
Mar 25, 2015 Astana, AST KZ In-person view
Apr 08, 2015 Schaumburg, IL US Online view
Apr 08, 2015 Comstock Park, MI US Online view
Apr 15, 2015 Austin, TX US In-person view
Apr 15, 2015 Delhi IN In-person view
Apr 22, 2015 Schaumburg, IL US In-person view
Apr 22, 2015 London GB In-person view
May 06, 2015 Schaumburg, IL US In-person view
May 06, 2015 medway, MA US In-person view
May 20, 2015 Austin, TX US In-person view
May 20, 2015 Kolkaya, WB IN In-person view
May 27, 2015 Schaumburg, IL US In-person view
May 27, 2015 Denver, CO US In-person view