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Drupal in a Day

Get a solid introduction to Drupal 8 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 many Drupal sites are constructed. You will know how to identify and choose modules to get the functionality you need. Because this class will be an overview and not an in-depth course, it is perfect for people who are on the fence about using Drupal or who are looking for a hands-on introduction. The ideal accompaniment is to follow this with is our Site Building with Drupal class.

Duration: 1 days

Price: 0.00
Online Price: Not Available

Course Prerequisites

Experience using and building websites using systems such as Wordpress, Joomla!, or handmade HTML and CSS. An understanding of a Content Management Systems is helpful.

Course Objectives

  • Understand Drupal terminology such as blocks, taxonomy, aliases, and more.
  • Create and manage content and users.
  • Add images and add automatic image resizing.
  • Choose and configure the most popular Drupal modules.
  • Be able to identify how Drupal sites are constructed and the modules used.

Course Outline

Session 1: What is Drupal?

  • Unit 1.1 - Drupal's strengths
  • Unit 1.2 - What's in the box? Take an administration tour
  • Unit 1.3 - Common modules and configuration
  • Unit 1.4 - Installing modules
  • Session discussion

Session 2: Content management

  • Unit 2.1 - Creating and managing content
  • Unit 2.2 - Designing Content types
  • Unit 2.3 - Categorize content with Taxonomy
  • Unit 2.4 - Manage users
  • Session discussion

Session 3: Site Building with Drupal

  • Unit 3.1 - Create lists of content with Views
  • Unit 3.2 - Information architecture
  • Unit 3.3 - Layout
  • Unit 3.4 - Navigation
  • Session discussion

Session 4: Extending Drupal

  • Unit 4.1 - Modules: Can Drupal do X?
  • Unit 4.2 - Themes
  • Unit 4.3 - Distributions and Install profiles
  • Session discussion

Session 5: Practical review. Apply what you learned.

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