Drupal Site Building

Course details

Level: 

In two days, participants will be brought up to speed on Drupal and will be ready to tackle their own project. Learn how to manage media, build calendars and complex, dynamic queries of content by selecting and configuring the most popular modules.

The ideal accompaniment is to follow this with a one day introduction to using Panels.

Duration: 
2 day
Prerequisites: 

Experience with web development. This course is suitable both for users who are new to Drupal and those who want to broaden their Drupal skills. Participants should have completed Drupal in a Day, or equivalent experience with Drupal. You should be able to:

  • Navigate the administration area to manage essential tasks
  • Configure and set up a basic Drupal site.
  • Install and configure modules.
  • Manage user roles and accounts.
By the end of the training you will be able to: 
  • Overview of the possibilities with Drupal
  • How to manage users, create user profiles
  • How to add custom content, and manage that content
  • Manage navigation through Drupalʼs menu system.
  • Content references and relationships.
  • Content flagging and bookmarking.
  • Configure event calendar display.
  • Manage content layout with Display Suite.
  • Customize content administration.
  • Configure both controlled vocabularies and free tagging with Taxonomy.
  • Configure your site to improve search, through the use of URL path configuration, and configure faceted search.
  • Be able to configure automatically generated thumbnails.
  • Know how to create advanced listings of content.
  • Maintain a secure and speedy website.
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
Sep 21, 2015 Austin, TX US In-person view
Oct 12, 2015 Austin, TX US In-person view
Oct 19, 2015 Phoenix, AZ US In-person view
Sep 28, 2015 Schaumburg, IL US In-person view
Oct 26, 2015 Schaumburg, IL US In-person view
Sep 14, 2015 Online view
Oct 05, 2015 Madison, WI US In-person view
Aug 31, 2015 Columbia, MD US In-person view
Sep 28, 2015 Columbia, MD US In-person view
Oct 12, 2015 Southfield, MI US In-person view
Sep 14, 2015 US Online view
Sep 14, 2015 New York, NY US In-person view
Sep 21, 2015 Indianapolis, IN US In-person view