Drupal 7

Learn all about the D7 version of Drupal.

Schedule: 5 days of training tailored to your needs. We give your team intensive training and challenge workshops to prepare them to develop Drupal sites.

Whether your team is brand new to Drupal or has some experience, we can tailor the training experience to your needs. You can see the list of courses available. As part of our consulting process we come up with a schedule emphasizing what is important to your team. Whether you're working with an existing Drupal site, starting from scratch, or working within a multilingual market: we can propose an agenda covering the most important topics from our catalog.

Here are two example packages

Drupal 7 Site Building Foundation

  • Who is it for: Developers & Designers who want to be active parts of Drupal projects. No coding or development experience needed. HTML/CSS useful for theming sections.
  • What’s Covered: How to create and theme Drupal sites.
  • Benefits: Quickly get new team members ready to contribute. Provide a solid baseline of learning for everyone.

This agenda can also be customized with an introduction to Drupal Panels or Multilingual development with Drupal.

Drupal 7 Immersion for Developers

  • Who it's for: Developers who are making the full conversion to Drupal from .NET, Coldfusion Java or other framework or CMS with no prior experience with Drupal.
  • What’s Covered: How Drupal works from the ground up.
  • Benefits: Quickly get developers running full speed ahead in Drupal, and convey a full understanding of how Drupal sites are constructed and how the system works.

Courses in this track

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.

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.

This five day course suits developers who are making the full conversion to Drupal from .NET, Coldfusion Java or other framework or CMS. This would suit developers who have no prior experience with Drupal, giving them insight into how Drupal works from the ground up.

In this course, you'll learn how to leverage Drupal's API by creating custom modules. You'll develop a module step by step and learn how to navigate the extensive documentation available and determine where you can hook into the system and add your new functionality. This course was designed for those who have experience with site building and knowledge of PHP.

This course is for those responsible for administering content on a Drupal site. Participants will see how to navigate the general set up of a generic Drupal site as it is 'out of the box' and compare that to the training site which will have several customizations. This will include custom roles, content types, taxonomy (category) systems.

This course is custom-developed by the Acquia training team for your needs. It covers any applicable tasks and procedures covered in Content Administration in Drupal. Additionally, it will include specifics on integration with internal systems, or customized modules or software added to a specific client site.