Drupal in Depth Training Course

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Course Code

drupal_in_depth

Duration Duration

21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)

Overview Overview

This course is for people who are completely new to Drupal. It is a thorough course on Drupal, starting with installation and configuration, to building up and administering a content-based site, through theming and more advanced work.

Course Outline Course Outline

Drupal Overview

  • Drupal Versions

Drupal Installation

Adding new modules

Updating new modules

Basic Drupal Modules Overview

  • Site Configuration
  • Basic Performance Issue

Content Types

  • What is the node?
  • Page Content Type
  • Creating New Content Type

Content Creation Kit (CCK)

  • Adding New Fields to a Type
  • Image Fields and Date Field

Users and Roles

  • Superuser
  • Create a New User
  • Managing Roles
  • Managing Permissions
  • Profile, NodeProfile modules
  • Modifying Registration Form

An Introduction to Drupal 7

  • What is Drupal?
  • The building blocks
  • Where things live

Managing Users

  • User settings
  • Creating, deleting and editing users
  • Roles and access

Managing Content

  • Creating and editing content types
  • Workflow options
  • Creating, editing and deleting content
  • Searching content
  • Using blocks

Ordering Content

  • Drupal taxonomy overview
  • Creating a directory
  • Free tagging
  • The Drupal menu system
  • Friendly URLs and managing URL aliases

Troubleshooting

  • Reading the logs
  • Watchdog
  • Going offline for maintenance

Paths and Redirections

  • Creating path aliases (manually and automatically)
  • Paths and SEO
  • Redirections
  • Changing URL and redirecting users to new one path

Drupal views overview

  • Creating a view
  • Filtering a view
  • Exposing filters
  • Passing arguments to a view

Exporting and importing views

  • Exporting a view
  • Importing a view
  • Hard coding a view in your module

Theming

  • Panels and other module related to theming
  • Structure of a Drupal Page
  • Sourcing Themes
  • Installing Themes
  • Modifying an existing Theme
  • Theme engines
  • PHPTemplate Engine
  • Theming Blocks and Content Types
  • Template suggestions
  • Converting theme function to a template file
  • Cascading Style Sheets
  • Overriding existing Style Sheets
  • Creating a new theme from scratch
  • Subthemes
  • Devel Module
  • Firefox tools
  • Plugins - Firebug and Webdeveloper

Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From 4820EUR
(69)
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From 4170EUR
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 4820EUR 4170EUR
2 2915EUR 2540EUR
3 2280EUR 1997EUR
4 1963EUR 1725EUR
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Upcoming Courses

VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote / Classroom]
Amiens, Centre VilleWed, 2016-12-21 09:304170EUR / 4820EUR
Toulouse, City CenterTue, 2016-12-27 09:304170EUR / 4820EUR
Montpellier, GarosudWed, 2016-12-28 09:304170EUR / 4820EUR
Paris, Opera BourseWed, 2016-12-28 09:304170EUR / 6320EUR
Poitiers, centre villeMon, 2017-01-02 09:304170EUR / 4820EUR

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