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Drupal 8 Site Building for Content Managers Wash DC (2 days) CONFIRMED COUR...

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Phoenix TS Tyson's Corner Training Center

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McLean, VA 22102

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Are you responsible for project management, content, or vendor selection and preparing to work with Drupal? This two-day training delivers all of the tools you need to get started. Delivered by an Acquia Certified Drupal Developer, this training will answer the questions you didn’t even know to ask!

Targeted to the non-developer, this training is perfect for individuals that need to get up and running in Drupal - fast! Attendees will benefit from a unique perspective at the intersection of Drupal expertise and marketing, that only Margaret can deliver as a former marketing executive and author of the Drupal 8 Acquia curricula. Individuals that are brand new to Drupal will walk away with the confidence to work within the Drupal framework and community.

This 2-day course provides a broad introduction to Drupal, tailored specifically for content editors and project managers. Students will learn the essential skills necessary for managing and configuring content on Drupal websites. Hands on labs will include work with Content Types, Menus, and Views.

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

Agenda

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 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, Washington D.C., Chicago, and Las Vegas.

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 otherwise noted.

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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