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Drupal 8: Site Building Best Practices Wash DC (2 days)

Promet Source Drupal Training

Monday, August 28, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 4:30 PM (EDT)

Drupal 8: Site Building Best Practices Wash DC (2 days)

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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

 NOTE: All public training dates are tentative until the required number of students have enrolled. A Promet Training representative will contact you directly to confirm this course after purchase.

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Tyson's Corner - NOVA Training Center
1964 Gallows Rd
Suite 210
Vienna, VA 22182

Monday, August 28, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 4:30 PM (EDT)

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Promet Source Drupal 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 and Drupal 8 training to government, universities, and large corporations across the country.

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