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TRAINING: Site Building with Drupal 8 (January 9-10, 2017)

Posted by Bret Peters on Nov 28, 2016 8:08:00 AM
Bret Peters

site-building-with-drupal8-gallerizzo-online.jpgThis 2 Day course provides a broad introduction to the essential skills necessary for editing content and building websites with Drupal 8.

Course Dates: January 9-10 Online and in DC

Course Prerequisites

Having a basic understanding of the following technologies is helpful, but not required:

  • Authoring content using a Content Management system
  • Client-side Javascript
  • The PHP programming language

Get a Seat in Training!

Course Objectives

  • Describe key features and functionality provided by Drupal 8 core
  • Define Drupal terminology and describe concepts
  • Explain and summarize how Drupal sites are constructed and themed
  • Search for and use Modules to extend Drupal's functionality
  • Articulate the benefits of using Drupal 8 to develop websites
  • Model content types
  • Create lists of content and other data
  • Get data into your database with fielded entities
  • Create lists of content from the database and manage display on your site with the Views module
  • Understand all fundamental facets of building a Drupal 8 website including how custom modules and themes are built
  • Assemble a website out of individual components

Course Outline

  1. Under the Hood of a Simple Website
  2. Getting Started
  3. Content Types and Content Modeling
  4. User Roles and Permissions
  5. Building Pages with Blocks, Views, and Menus
  6. Introducing Entities and Displays
  7. Extending Drupal with Modules and Themes
  8. Building Fielded Content Structures (Entities)
  9. Displays, Layouts, and Theming
  10. Building Complex Views
  11. Extending Drupal: Creating a Basic Module
  12. Advanced Concepts: Caching and Implementing Multilingual Sites

 

Topics: Drupal 8, Acquia, Drupal, Online Training, Washington DC

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