Requires experience administering a Drupal website and familiarity with Drupal concepts like nodes, taxonomy, content types, blocks, and views.

Course Description

You have experience working with Drupal, but you want to take it to the next level. This course will offer a deep dive into the configuration techniques you'll need to build a fully functioning Drupal site. We'll cover a set of modules that are essential to large-scale sites and cover topics ranging from managing media and content moderation to configuring an advanced search interface.

You'll also have the chance to learn about concepts like Configuration Management that are key to maintaining a successful Drupal site. 

Learning Objectives

You'll come away from the course with knowledge of:

  • How to get more out of your content organization with Views

  • How to install modules that depend on libraries

  • Best practices for Drupal SEO

  • How to set up a Drupal site in multiple languages

  • Managing media and setting up a publication workflow

  • How to move configuration changes to a production environment


  • Views contextual filters, relationships

  • Extending Views with contributed modules

  • Media management

  • Search API

  • Multilingual configuration

  • Webform

  • Metatag

  • Content moderation

  • Configuration management

Who Will Get the Most Out of This Course

Ideal for anyone familiar with Drupal who wants to take their Drupal site building knowledge to the next level.

Dev Environments

You need a fresh install of Drupal 8 to use for the course. Before the course, we’ll send you instructions on how to set up Drupal 8 on your laptop using Acquia Dev Desktop. You can also use a LAMP, WAMP, or MAMP environment if you already have this set up.