Introduction to Drupal

Introduction to Drupal
Event on 2014-12-10 09:30:00

This 2-day course will cover the basics of building a Drupal site, core modules and some of the more popular contributed modules.
 

Target Audience

Anyone who wants to learn how to build websites with Drupal.
 

Objectives

To be able to install a Drupal web server, install and configure your Drupal site. Modify the theme of the site to take on your required look and feel.

 

Pre-Requisites

A basic understanding of web terminology would be beneficial.
 

TOPICS

 

  • Introduction to web technologies, web servers, and FTP
  • Installing a local web server
  • Installing Drupal
     
  • Walking through the basic concepts, creating node types, adding content, handling users etc
  • Navigating through the administration console
  • Managing site content
     
  • Walk through the core modules
  • Taxonomy
  • Installing contributed modules
     
  • Using pathauto to build clean URLs
     
  • Introduction to SEO (Search Engine Optimization) techniques in Drupal
     
  • Handling images, covering the various options available.
  • WYSIWYG editors, pros and cons of available editors and installing CKEditor
  • Views modules – creating pages of content
  • CCK module – adding custom fields to your content types
     
  • Other common contributed modules (organic groups, event and more)
     
  • Introduction to theming in Drupal
  • Using Templates
  • Modifying core CSS
  • Adding custom CSS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


at Qdos Computer Consultants Ltd
Syner-Med House
Purley, United Kingdom

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