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)
Developers, Web designers, Drupal Administrators, and anyone with an interest in building a basic Drupal CMS.
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.
Note: information may change without notice.
Drupal Site Building A practical 5 day workshop taking you through the key elements of Drupal (content, presentation & business logic).
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.
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.
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.
For clients who want to enjoy the convenience of public transport, consider the Gautrain. Our training premises in Woodmead is located near the Morning Glenn Mall Bus Stop. If organised by prior arrangement we will collect delegates from the afore mentioned bus stop at no extra charge. Direction to the bus stop are as follows:
Take the Gautrain to the Sandton station.
Take the S2 Bus to Morning Glenn Mall.
We will collect you at 8:30 directly from the bus stop.
Please submit a query on the course page and we will be able to advise you on hotels and guest houses close to the training facility.