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Drupal Site Building Course Details


Drupal Site Building Workshop on Drupal 7 Please note: this training workshop is iterative and adaptive. We layer the complexity of learnings and each day cycles through the elements of Drupal (content, presentation layer & business logic)

Audience:

Developers, Web designers, Drupal Administrators, and anyone with an interest in building a basic Drupal CMS.

Pre-Requisites:

Above average computer ability with a background in HTML and CSS is a huge benefit. And web design experience useful. Bring a Drupal project to work on.

Duration:

5 days

Price:

$1,200.00 If you are currently resident in South Africa you will need to pay VAT at 14%.   *Discount available

PC Hire:

$125   *Bring a PC

Note: information may change without notice.

About Drupal Site Building

Drupal Site Building A practical 5 day workshop taking you through the key elements of Drupal (content, presentation & business logic).

Course Outline


Module 1: Content Platform Essentials

Key history, current landscape and future of content anywhere platforms.

 

Module 2 :Your Drupal Environment

Local vs Cloud hosting systems, basic installation and considerations.

 

Module 3: Drupal Anatomy

Full review of the file system, modules, themes and entities.

 

Module 4: Customising Your First Site

Personalising your Drupal site with a focus on metadata and initial visual branding.

 

Module 5: Content Management 101

Understanding and using format options for text and multimedia. Content access permissions.

 

Module 6: Blocks

Using blocks (content Lego) to enhance information architecture of your site.

 

Module 7: Advanced Content Skills

Creating custom content types, menus, taxonomy and SEO considerations.

 

Module 8: Drupal With a View

Your content on display, personalised for site visitors: best practices with views.

 

Module 9: Performance Tweaking

Using the Dev module to benchmark platform performance and best practices to speed up your site.

 

Module 10: Online Practical Assessment

Hands on site build per delegate using Pantheon.

 

Module 11: Where To Next

How to connect with the Drupal Community. Useful resources for Drupal Professionals. Exam options.

 

Delivery Method

Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead - near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.

Scheduled Dates


There are currently no up and coming Drupal Site Building courses scheduled.You may request that the course be scheduled. If you are interested please click here to fill out an enquiry form.