Drupal Boot Camp: A Toolkit for the Modern Drupal Content Manager
Event on 2015-07-28 09:00:00
Drupal Boot Camp is back! What is Drupal Boot Camp? Taoti Creative, a DC-based Drupal web development shop, is hosting a series of workshops prepared specifically for intermediate to advanced Drupal content managers. These 2-hour sessions will meet every other Tuesday and will focus on four key topics: 1) Tuesday, July 28th – Relating Content to Other Content Topics: Create vocabularies and content types, WYSIWYGs, text formats (plain/rich) 2) Tuesday, August 11th – High Impact Content through Blocks and Context Topics: Regions, block creation (module blocks, user-created blocks), display modes, introduction to panels, conditions and reactions (sitewide, add block here, change page title, term-based context, vocabulary-based context, query string context) 3) Tuesday, August 25th – Curating Your Content with Nodequeues and Views Topics: Intermediate views, exposed filters, relationships and taxonomy defined pages, cloning views and display, master display, admin views 4) Tuesday, September 8th – Not-So-Boring Content Pages: Embedding Media, Formatting Text, Creating Columns, 508 Tips, SEO Tricks, and More! Topics: Techniques for managing content and images to improve accessibility, SEO, and site speed, intro to Manual Crop, XML sitemap, field search weighting, view with filters and exposed filters as a search solution, report viewing – error logs, 404, access denied The courses will be small (class size is limited to 20), and at least two instructors will present the material and walk around to provide one-on-one support throughout the lessons and hands-on exercises. IMPORTANT: You should bring a wifi-enabled laptop to the workshop. No special software is needed, and either PC or Mac is fine. Where / When? The Drupal Boot Camp workshops will be hosted at Taoti's office in Dupont Circle, located at 1250 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 610, Washington, DC 20036. Network and enjoy a light breakfast (refreshments, bagels, and fruit) on the day of each workshop at 8:30 am. Instruction will begin promptly at 9 am and end at 11 am. Who Should Attend? These workshops are targeted very specifically towards Drupal site managers—the people tasked with posting content to the site, dealing with basic site maintenance, laying out new pages, and so on. The course curriculum assumes that you are able to create a new node and publish it to your website. The workshops are not for actual developers that want to learn how to install Drupal, code, or contribute back to the community. The goal here is to elevate the abilities and efficiency of people who are already maintaining a Drupal website. Register Now! Workshops are 5 each, so feel free to pick and choose the ones that make most sense for you. That said, if you buy all four up front, you'll get a 10% discount (and a Course Certificate upon completion!). Advance registration/purchase is required for entry. Cancellation Policy Full refunds will be offered until two weeks prior to the workshop; partial refunds of 50% will be offered until 2 business days before the workshop. No refunds will be offered for cancellations within 48 hours of the workshop. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need to cancel your registration. Questions? Feel free to tweet us at @TaotiCreative or send us a note at email@example.com!
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