Drupal 8 Site Building

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This course is meant to be interactive. You will build a functioning Drupal website following the steps of this manual.

The procedures are introduced step-by-step and then reinforced with practice and challenges. Your instructor can help guide you through the process of establishing this new way of working. You'll look at case studies of websites and reflect on your own experience to take the procedures you learn here back into your own work and any new situations you encounter. This course provides a solid introduction to Drupal 8. It introduces and explains the most essential features and concepts of Drupal through hands-on activities.

Day 1 Introduction to Drupal 8
Provides a solid introduction to Drupal 8. Introduces and explains the most essential features and concepts of Drupal through hands-on activities.

Day 2 Building Websites with Drupal 8
Provides a comprehensive deep-dive into the essential skills necessary when building websites with Drupal.

Target Audience
Newcomers to Drupal 8. This class will be an overview targeted at those new to Drupal who are looking for a hands-on introduction.

Duration: 
2 days
Prerequisites: 
  • An understanding of website building using a Content Management System is helpful.
  • Experience using and building websites using systems such as Wordpress, Joomla!, or HTML and CSS is helpful.
  • Familiarity with both Javascript and PHP would be helpful but not necessary.
By the end of the training you will be able to: 
  • Describe key features and functionality provided by Drupal 8 core
  • Define Drupal terminology and describe concepts
  • Explain and summarize how Drupal sites are constructed and themed
  • Search for and use Modules to extend Drupal's functionality
  • Articulate the benefits of using Drupal 8 to develop websites
  • Model content types
  • Create lists of content and other data
  • Assemble a website out of individual components
  • Get data into your database with fielded entities
  • Create lists of content from the database and manage display on your site
  • Understand all fundamental facets of building a Drupal 8 website including how custom modules and themes are built
  • Assemble a website out of individual components

Upcoming training events

Datesort descending Location Country Delivery
Aug 07, 2018 Washington, DC US In-person view
Oct 09, 2018 US Online view