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%.
Or bring your own PC
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.
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.
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.
Schedule Dates and Booking
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