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Introduction to Drupal

Course Description

Drupal is a powerful platform for creating websites and managing content. For those new to Drupal, starting your first project usually comes with a steep learning curve. This course will give you an introduction to Drupal so you can get up-to-speed quickly. We'll cover fundamental Drupal concepts and terminology and give you the hands-on experience you need to get comfortable using Drupal.

Whether you're a developer using Drupal for the first time, a content editor looking for an introduction to Drupal site administration, or a project manager planning out your first Drupal build, this course will get you started on the right foot.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Drupal concepts and terminology

  • The benefits and challenges of using Drupal

  • The process of creating and maintaining a Drupal 8 website

  • Drupal core functionality and how to use contributed modules

  • Confidence to dive deeper into Drupal 8

  • What’s easy and what’s difficult with Drupal

Syllabus

  • Installing Drupal

  • Drupal 8 concepts and terminology

  • Creating content types and using fields

  • Using taxonomy, and menus to structure your site

  • Managing users and permissions

  • Creating blocks and layouts

  • Organizing your content with Views

  • Installing and configuring contributed modules

  • Managing multilingual content

Who Will Get the Most Out of This Course

Anyone who is new to Drupal and looking to get a base of knowledge. Decision makers considering various CMS platforms will also benefit from this course.

Development Environment

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

The Blended Learning Process: 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 (Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 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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