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

Get a solid introduction to Drupal 7 in one day. Learn about the most essential features and concepts of Drupal through hands on activities. By the end of this day you will be familiar with Drupal terminology and be able to identify how Drupal sites are constructed. You will know how to identify and choose modules to get the functionality you need.

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.

Learn how to use a flexible system to control what displays on your site and where through configuration. Learn how to configure per-page or per-section layouts; or set up custom layouts for anonymous or selected roles; and control where content is displayed.

Have you inherited a Drupal site? You may be wondering how you can improve on and expand your site.

This five day package would suit junior developers with no prior experience with programming. These may be a team of developers at a digital agency. Or it may be cross-functional teams from across an organization. This package is suitable at the start of a project where a team will want to get familiar with how Drupal works to plan and implement. Or it is also suitable when moving development and customization in-house after another agency has done the development work previous.

With hands-on training you'll get kick started in learning Drupal. You'll also talk to professional developers who use Drupal. We'll tell you about the kinds of jobs available, and how you can determine which is right for you.

Learn the essential features and structures of PHP, and how they are expressed in Drupal in this one day course. This is a great primer for the Module Development course.

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.