Training

Creating a Drupal Website with the Web Experience Toolkit (WET)

The Web Experience Toolkit distribution is a version of Drupal that has been customized for organizations with strict accessibility and bilingual requirements. It's widely used by the Government of Canada. In this training, we'll cover how to build a website using the Web Experience Toolkit distribution of Drupal.

This two-day training will walk through essential site building techniques, and also cover more advanced components including the Features module and multilingual components.

Syllabus

  • Introduction: What is the Drupal-WxT Distribution?
  • Installing the Web Experience Toolkit
  • Content Management
  • Multilingual
  • Adding Roles and Customizing the Workflow
  • Adding Business Logic
  • Using the Layout Builder
  • Managing Menus
  • Translating Other Elements in Drupal
  • Configuration Management

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Understand the components of the Drupal WET distribution
  • Use the bilingual content management system and translate user interface components
  • Create landing pages and other dynamic pages using Panels
  • Manage menus and information architecture
  • Use workflows and customize roles and permissions
  • Use features to manage site configuration
  • Create and manage content on the website
  • Use other built-in components like breadcrumbs and social media features
  • Take advantage of the distribution's accessibility, responsive, and multilingual features

Who Will Get the Most Out of This Course?

This course is designed for Government of Canada employees who use the Drupal WxT distribution as web publishers and content editors. 

FAQ

Blended Online Learning: How it Works

This blended learning course consists of live training with your instructor and cohort to deepen your understanding, one-on-one training sessions with instructors to get more guidance and support, and pre-recorded videos and exercises that allow you to self-direct your learning and learn at your own schedule.

Here's what to expect:

  • 👩‍🏫 Interactive sessions over Zoom (Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1pm ET)
  • 📺 Carefully crafted videos and virtual exercises to complete in between the sessions
  • 👨‍💻 One-on-one sessions for personalized support
  • 💬 A dedicated Slack channel to learn and grow together
  • 🏆 A certificate upon completion

FAQ

Can you provide an invoice? 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 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 refundable up until 30 days before the start of the course. And it's always free and easy to transfer your ticket to another person, just contact us.

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