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Drupal Fundamentals

Price: $1,755.00

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This course will provide the user with information needed to implement a Drupal web site, and teach best practices in a Drupal implementation. Additionally, students will create a Drupal site and experience the steps needed to administer and work with the Drupal API. Training is virtual live instructor led courses, complete with exercises, colleague collaboration, and one-on-one chat with the instructor.

Course Overview

By the end of the class students will be able to:

  • Be conversant with the Drupal vocabulary
  • Be able to create a Drupal site
  • Work with Drupal administration
  • Understand the User Management
  • Understand Taxonomy
  • Work with Themes

Prerequisites

  • Comfortable using the Internet
  • Basic knowledge of Information Architecture is useful but not required
  • Working knowledge of PHP and MySQL
  • Course Outline

    • Introducing Drupal

      • History of Drupal
      • The Drupal Community
      • Where Is the Community?
      • Professional Support
      • The Drupal Association
    • Installing Drupal

      • Getting Started with Drupal
      • Installing a Single Drupal Website
      • Installing Drupal
      • Acquia’s Stack Installer
    • Your First Drupal Website

      • Adding Content
      • Modifying Your Menus
      • Adding Blocks to Your Website
      • Getting in Contact
      • Exploring Your Site’s Permissions
      • Creating a Members-Only Site
      • Time for a New Look
      • Cron
    • Configuration, Modules, And Reporting

      • Configuration System Site Information
      • Explore the Filtered HTML Text Format
      • Apache
      • A Need for Speed
      • IIS
    • Blocks, Menus, and Themes

      • Blocks
      • Menus
      • URL Aliases AKA Custom Paths
      • Themes
    • Content

      • Nodes
      • Creating Custom Content Types
      • Adding an Image Upload Field
      • Permissions
      • Digging Deeper Into Fields
      • Content Construction Kit (CCK)
      • Views
      • Administering Nodes
      • Content Moderation
      • Nodes in a Nutshell
      • Comments
      • Permissions
      • Spam
      • RSS Aggregation
    • User Management

      • Creating User Accounts
      • Creating Accounts
      • Canceling Accounts
      • Setting Up Account E-mails
      • Using OpenID
      • Creating Roles and Permissions
      • Creating Custom User Profiles
      • Tracking User Activity
      • Custom Administration Pages with Views
      • User Sessions
    • Taxonomy

      • In Simple Terms
      • Terminology
      • Vocabularies
      • Terms
      • Using Terms on Your Content
      • Taxonomy Term Field Settings
      • A Term’s Parent/Child Relationship
      • Using Views to Display Term Pages
      • API
      • Theming Considerations
      • Useful Contributed Modules
    • Search, Performance, Statistics, and Reporting

      • Search
      • Performance
      • Reporting
      • Statistics
    • Triggers, Actions, Workflow, and Rules

      • Triggers and Actions
      • Workflow
      • Rules
      • Features of the Rules Module
      • Conditions
      • Scheduler and Rule Sets
      • Input Evaluators
    • Views

      • Advanced Help
      • Overview of Views
      • The Frontpage View
      • Displays
      • Style Settings
      • Creating a Photo Gallery
      • Arguments
      • Exposed Filters
      • Relationships
      • Permissions
      • Caching
      • Advanced Views
    • Theming

      • Administering Themes
      • Custom Theming
      • Sub-Themes
      • .info File
      • Template Files
      • Preprocess Functions
      • Swapping Theme Functions and Template Files
      • Theme Registry
      • Theme Engines