Mastering Drupal in a Six Hour Workshop

Register this workshop for $190
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International Call: +1 240-391-8360
9am-6pm DC time or 1pm-10pm GMT

Workshop Code: hsts-w14

Learn to build complex professional Drupal 7 sites, with highly complex functionality including e-commerce . No programming skills required<.

Overview

- We take you step by step in this intensive workshop from getting started to building complex, professional, interactive sites..
- Build your own site or improve on an existing one - as part of the workshop.

Who should take this workshop

Anyone serious about mastering Drupal. In particular:

- Those who want to build a Drupal site for their business or organization.
- Start-ups that want to build a web application, prototype or their own website.
- Professional web designers or related professionals who want to learn to use Drupal to power their sites.
- Those who want to start a new career as a Drupal consultant.

Workshop Objectives

You will learn:

  • How to build a complex, professional sites from the ground up.
  • Installing Drupal,  moving sites between servers, upgrading core and modules.
  • Essential modules and how to use them.
  • Working with themes.
  • Building forms and complex content types (include references between content types).
  • Building complex Views, including contextual filters.
  • Ecommerce, selling products, taking donations, selling files.
  • Evaluating modules and themes.
  • Working with multimedia
  • Social media integration.
  • Introduction to custom theming and custom module development.
  • Best practices for building professional sites with Drupal.
  • How to put together a site that achieves results.
  • Common mistakes and how to avoid them.
  • Good site architecture, strategy and SEO
  • and much more.

Prerequisites

Understanding of either Windows or Mac OS X Operating System

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Workshop Info

Highlights

  • 6 hour hands-on training led by experienced instructors
  • Digital workshop contents

Enrollment Fee

In-person in DC or Online: $190 per 6 hour workshop


Workshop Session Dates

Our workshops are offered all year around. Upon registration we enroll you to the earliest available class but you can reschedule it free of charge. Location

  • Our office (1525 Newton St, NW, Ste 212 Washington DC, 20010) located 2 blocks from the Columbia Height metro

Time

  • Saturdays 9AM-4:30PM (1 hour Lunch)
  • Weekdays 6:30PM-9:30 PM

Workshop Outline

1. The Big Picture

  • Workshop overview.  
  • Drupal vocabulary and concepts.  
  • Common mistakes and best practices. 
  • Choosing a theme.
  • Core functionality.

2. Core, Forms, Content Types and Fields
Content Types are the heart of a site and allow you to build everything to complex user profiles to sophisticated databases. 

  • Drupal core continued, permissions, blocks, menus, regions, etc
  • Good site architecture 
  • How to build and use complex content types.  
  • How to build online forms and surveys.

3. Amazing Views
Mastering Views can allow you to build highly sophisticated sites that include slideshow, searchable directories/databases and more.

  • How Views allows you to build sophisticated interactive websites.
  • How to build advanced Views.
  • Related modules.

4. Extending Drupal: Modules

  • Understanding Modules
  • The essential modules and how to use them.
  • Modules you need to know about.
  • How to evaluate modules.
  • Site Recipes.

5. E-commerce

  • How to building stores, take donations, sell and manage memberships, sell digital files, and more.

6. Customizing Drupal

  • An overview of making Drupal look and behave exactly the way you want it to.  
  • Custom themes and modifying themes.
  • Custom modules, glue code and snippets.
  • Strategies for working with developers or becoming one yourself.
Register this workshop for $190