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.


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.



A basic understanding of web terminology would be beneficial.



  • 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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