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

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)

Cost

$1,249.50 If you are currently resident in South Africa you will need to pay VAT at 15%.

PC Hire:

$125.00
Or bring your own PC

Duration:

5 days

Brochure:

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Prices have changed from 1 March 2018. Information may change without notice.

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. Contact hours are between 9am to 4pm.

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.

Course Outline / Curriculum

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.

 

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