Drupal is an open source content management system, used to make many of the websites and applications you use every day. Drupal has great standard features, like easy content authoring, reliable performance, and excellent security.
In this session, our expert instructor walks you through the essentials of creating your first Drupal website. By the end, you’ll have an understanding of Drupal’s fundamental building blocks and a working sandbox on Pantheon that you can continue to use for as long as you like. From there, you can continue to explore at your own pace with our recommended self-serve training resources.
Who Should Attend:
No prior experience with Drupal or web development is necessary. The half-day course consists of topic-driven lectures and step-by-step exercises delivered online.
- Drupal-curious developers - ever wonder how to build sites with Drupal?
- Junior developers - anyone getting started with web development will learn the foundations of Drupal.
- Web Team members - Project Managers, Site Builders, QA testers and anyone else who works with a Drupal site building team.
Date: Friday, January 26, 2018 at 11:00 am PST | 2:00 pm EST
Speaker: David Needham
Here’s what you’ll learn:
Discover why Drupal has become one of the biggest CMSs and how you can leverage a community of tens of thousands of developers on your next project.
Content Types & Fields
These building blocks of Drupal allow you create and manage complex data structures with an easy UI.
You’ll learn how to use Views, a UI-driven query builder, to generate dynamic pages and blocks that can be reused throughout your site.
We'll spend a portion of the time answering any questions you have around the essentials of Drupal.