What is Drupal? An Introduction to Drupal

Learn what Drupal is and why you would use it.

Course Description

What is Drupal? Drupal is a popular, open source content management system. It powers websites for governments, NGOs, communities, and businesses around the world. Drupal 9, the newest version, has many exciting features for end users, site builders, and developers.

If you're considering a platform for your next web development project, this half-day training session is a great opportunity to learn more about what Drupal has to offer.

Learning Objectives

You'll come away from this course with a knowledge of:

  • What Drupal is and why you would use it
  • Differences between websites built using Drupal vs. other platforms
  • Overview of Drupal features and when you would use them
  • How to use Drupal for a variety of websites and projects
  • How other tools can be integrated with Drupal
  • The value of the open source community


  • What is Drupal?
  • Debunking common myths about websites
  • What's special about Drupal?
  • What does Drupal do?
  • Introduction to Drupal modules
  • Using Drupal: admin UI, terminology, workflows
  • What can you build with Drupal?
  • Innovation by community: the Drupal way

Who Will Get the Most Out of This Course

This course is designed for project managers, decision makers, site builders and developers who are new to Drupal and want to learn the basics.


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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