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Drupal Site Building & Architecture

Course Description

The Drupal content management system is known for its flexibility. Drupal can be used for many types of websites, from corporate websites and media portals to e-commerce sites, community forums, and intranets. Site builders have the task of customizing Drupal depending on the content and feature-set they want to provide.

This course will give you a thorough understanding of the Drupal site building process. You'll get hands-on experience creating an information architecture for Drupal, and implementing advanced features with Drupal core and contributed modules.

Learning Objectives

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

  • How to add complex and powerful functionality to Drupal using core and contrib

  • Considerations for planning and structuring content

  • Differences between entity types

  • Selecting and installing contributed modules

  • How to configure key contributed modules

  • Best practices for launching and maintaining a secure and speedy website

  • The limits of Drupal site building and when custom theming or module development is required

Syllabus

  • Planning and implementing content types

  • Techniques for organizing content with Views

  • Building layouts with configuration

  • Structuring content with Paragraphs

  • Setting up landing pages

  • Selecting and installing contributed modules

  • Site maintenance best practices

  • Pre-launch checklist

Who Will Get the Most Out of This Course

This course is ideal for site builders, developers and newcomers to Drupal who want to be able to configure Drupal effectively. For more advanced techniques, check out the Advanced Site Building course. 

FAQ

What do I need to bring? You need to bring a laptop and charger to the course. Or contact us to rent a laptop.

Can I pay with a cheque? In most cases, we do accept payment by cheque. Contact us and we can issue you an invoice for the training.

What size is the class? Our classes usually have 6-10 participants, and we have a hard limit of 12 participants per trainer. 

Do you offer discounts for charities or individuals? Yes, contact us to receive a discount on the course.

Do you offer custom training? Yes, we can provide on-site, custom training for your team. Just get in touch with us and we can set up a training that fits your needs.

Do you offer refunds? Tickets are non-refundable, however it's free and easy to transfer your ticket to another person. Contact us to let us know if you'd like to transfer your registration.

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