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Drupal in a Day

Monday, May 14, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Drupal in a Day

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Student of 5 Colleges Ended Free  

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Free Drupal training for students of the following Colleges - you MUST register with your college email address.

  • Amherst College
  • Hampshire College
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • Smith College
  • UMASS Amherst
 

Get a solid introduction to Drupal 7 in one day. Learn about the most essential features and concepts of Drupal through hands on activities. By the end of this day you will be familiar with Drupal terminology and be able to identify how many Drupal sites are constructed. You will know how to identify and choose modules to get the functionality you need.

Because this class is an overview, it is perfect for people who are exploring using Drupal and looking for a hands-on introduction.

This course serves as a prerequisite to Acquia's Drupal for Site Builders course.

Prerequisites:
An understanding of a Content Management System is helpful. Experience using and building websites using systems such as Wordpress, Joomla!, or HTML and CSS.

By the end of the training you will be able to:

  • *Navigate the administration area to manage essential tasks
  • *Configure and set up a basic Drupal site
  • *Select, install and configure modules from Drupal.org
  • *Create content and configure content types
  • *Manage user roles and accounts
  • *Create listings of content
  • *Manage aliases and URL paths
  • *Create blocks and place them in the layout
  • *Selecting, installing and configuring contributed themes from Drupal.org
  • *Check your site thoroughly before going live.


Wait List spots open to students at:

  • Holyoke Community College (HCC)
  • Greenfield Community College (GCC)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (STCC)
  • Springfield College
  • Elms College
  • Bay Path College
  • Westfield State University
  • American International College (AIC)
  • Western New England University (WNEU) 
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