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Drupal 8: Site Building Best Practices ONLINE (2 days)

Promet Source Training

Monday, November 6, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 4:30 PM (CST)

Drupal 8: Site Building Best Practices ONLINE (2 days)

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Drupal 8: Site Building Best Practices   more info Nov 3, 2017 $900.00 $0.00

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 This 2-day course provides a broad introduction to the essential skills necessary for  managing content and configuring Drupal 7 websites. Hands-on labs will include work with Content Types, Taxonomy, Views, Menus and many useful modules.

Student Profile

This course is perfect for those who are:

  • newly responsible for a Drupal 7 website,
  • planning to build a new site in Drupal 8
  • preparing for delivery of a new Drupal 8 development
  • looking to firm up Acquia best practice knowledge for Drupal 8 Certification

Course Prerequisites

A basic understanding of the following technologies is helpful, but not required:

  • Authoring content using a Content Management system
  • Experience with Drupal's administrative interface


Day 1: Site Building

  • Setting up a local environment
  • Planning Your New Site
    • What is Site Building?
    • Content Types
    • Taxonomy
    • Anatomy of a Drupal Page
  • Designing Structured Content Collection
    • Planning Content Types
    • Create a Content Type
    • Adding New Fields & Modifying Existing Fields
    • Adding Taxonomy Fields to Categorize Content
    • Manage Display: Modify Image Styles and Display
    • Set Permissions
    • Content Type Test Drive
  • Content Display and Organization
    • Introduction to Views
    • Create List of Content Using Views
    • Views Display Types
    • Adding Related Content with Views
    • Views Caching and Modules to Extend Views

 Day 2: Site Building

  • Site Navigation and URLs
    • Custom URL Aliases
    • The Menu System
  • Module Configuration Workshop
    • Selecting Modules to Extend Drupal Functionality
    • 7 Step-by-Step Labs: experiement with common functionality including Calendar and complex Views
  • Customizing Appearance with Themes
    • What are Themes?
    • Install and Configure Themes
  • Content Workflows and Site Maintenance
    • Custom Content Editing, CKEditor
    • Workbench


All public training dates are tentative until the required number of students have enrolled, unless otherwise noted in the course title.

A Promet Training representative will contact you directly when the course "confirm/cancel" decision is made. The decision is made one week prior to Online classes and ten (10) days prior to courses in San Antonio, Tyson's Corner, Chicago, and Austin.

Please do not book travel arrangements until you have received an email that this course is confirmed. Confirmation or cancellation emails will be sent immediately when a decision is made unless a course is already marked "confirmed".

CANCELLATION POLICY: If your class is cancelled or does not confirm, we will make every effort to reschedule your enrollment to assure you get the training you need in a timely manner. If you are unable to attend class, you must notify Promet (10) prior to the class start date to receive a refund.

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Monday, November 6, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 4:30 PM (CST)

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Promet Source Training

Promet is dedicated to offering end-to-end Drupal services and, with that in mind, has employed Margaret Plett to lead their new Training Practice. Margaret is known in the Drupal community for delivering excellent public, private, and online Drupal 7, Drupal 8 and Web Accessibility training to government, universities, and large corporations across the country. 

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