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PHP for Drupal Training (July 18, 2017)

Posted by Fig Leaf Software on Jun 27, 2017 8:28:00 AM

This one day PHP for Drupal Training class on teaches Web designers and developers working with Drupal, who want to learn best practices and fundamentals of programming using PHP. PHP is a required skill for implementing advanced theming on Drupal websites as well as Drupal module development.

Course Dates: July 19, 2017
Location: Online or Washington, DC Training Center

*This course was written by Fig Leaf Software and is ideal for webmasters at corporations of all sizes, associations, nonprofits, schools and universities or government employees

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Topics: Drupal, Online Training, Washington DC, Web Developer, Web Designer, PHP, webmaster

Site Building with Drupal 7 Training (July 17-18, 2017)

Posted by Seth Land on Jun 26, 2017 8:02:00 AM

This Drupal 7 training class on is suitable both for users who are new to Drupal 7 and those who want to broaden their Drupal skills. You'll learn best practices for how to make custom content types and use Views as well as use the block system and taxonomy to organize content. You'll also be able to create custom pages, blocks, and RSS feeds on your site. Building calendars and using popular modules to execute complex, dynamic queries of content is also covered in depth.

Course Dates: July 17-18, 2017
Location: Online or Washington, DC Classroom

This class is taught by Acquia Certified Instructors using the Acquia certified training curriculum by Acquia's #1 Training Partner

Drupal 7 or 8? Not sure which training class is right for you?  Read our blog post to learn how to decide.

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Topics: Acquia, Drupal, Online Training, Web Developer, Web Designer, Drupal Site Building, webmaster

The Case for Better Navigation when Developing Mobile Apps

Posted by Jessica Moore on May 26, 2017 11:01:20 AM

How Current Design Patterns Fail Both Companies and Users

Smartphones have become nearly ubiquitous, and although more of us conduct business, seek out information, and shop on our phones than ever before, navigation for mobile websites is stuck in the dark ages. It’s been a hot topic in user experience for the last several years: how do you get people to the information they need on a 3.5” screen? The answers have been various: either you don’t (“if they really need it they’ll go to their desktop” or “they can search”), or you do it slowly, click after painfully loading click.

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Topics: Website Redesign, Web Designer, Usability, Mobile, Navigation

TRAINING: PHP for Drupal 7 (May17, 2017)

Posted by Fig Leaf Software on May 2, 2017 8:48:00 AM

This one day class on teaches Web designers and developers working with Drupal, who want to learn best practices and fundamentals of programming using PHP. PHP is a required skill for implementing advanced theming on Drupal websites as well as Drupal module development.

Course Dates: May 17, 2017
Location: Online or Washington, DC Training Center

*This course was written by Fig Leaf Software

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Topics: Drupal, Online Training, Washington DC, Web Developer, Web Designer, PHP, webmaster

TRAINING: Site Building with Drupal 7 (May 15-16, 2017)

Posted by David Gallerizzo on May 1, 2017 2:58:46 PM

This Drupal training class on is suitable both for users who are new to Drupal and those who want to broaden their Drupal skills. You'll learn best practices for how to make custom content types and use Views as well as use the block system and taxonomy to organize content. You'll also be able to create custom pages, blocks, and RSS feeds on your site. Building calendars and using popular modules to execute complex, dynamic queries of content is also covered in depth.

Course Dates: May 15 -16, 2017
Location: Online or Washington, DC Classroom

This class is taught by Acquia Certified Instructors using the Acquia certified training curriculum by Acquia's #1 Training Partner

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Topics: Acquia, Drupal, Online Training, Web Developer, Web Designer, Drupal Site Building, webmaster

TRAINING: Site Building with Drupal 8 (April 24-25, 2017)

Posted by David Gallerizzo on Apr 6, 2017 11:22:00 AM

This 2 Day course provides a broad introduction to the essential skills necessary for editing content and building websites with Drupal 8.

Course Dates: April 24-25
Location: Online and in Washington, DC Classroom

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!

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Topics: Drupal 8, Acquia, Drupal, Online Training, Washington DC, Web Developer, Web Designer

TRAINING: PHP for Drupal 7 (April 19, 2017)

Posted by Fig Leaf Software on Apr 4, 2017 8:22:00 AM

This one day class on teaches Web designers and developers working with Drupal, who want to learn best practices and fundamentals of programming using PHP. PHP is a required skill for implementing advanced theming on Drupal websites as well as Drupal module development.

Course Dates: April 19, 2017
Location: Online or Washington, DC Training Center

*This course was written by Fig Leaf Software

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Topics: Drupal, Online Training, Washington DC, Web Developer, Web Designer, PHP, webmaster

What is Usability Testing?

Posted by Bret Peters on Apr 3, 2017 4:07:36 PM

Visually stunning design excites users. But users don’t use stunning visuals. They use navigation. They interact with page layouts. They share information. You can have a truly impressive web design and still lose your target audience.  If the navigation isn’t intuitive, the page layout is cluttered, or the information is misleading or hard to understand, your visitors may leave.

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Topics: Website Redesign, Web Designer, Usability, Usability Testing

TRAINING: Site Building with Drupal 7 (April 17-18, 2017)

Posted by David Gallerizzo on Apr 3, 2017 8:22:00 AM

This Drupal training class on is suitable both for users who are new to Drupal and those who want to broaden their Drupal skills. You'll learn best practices for how to make custom content types and use Views as well as use the block system and taxonomy to organize content. You'll also be able to create custom pages, blocks, and RSS feeds on your site. Building calendars and using popular modules to execute complex, dynamic queries of content is also covered in depth.

Course Dates: April 17-18, 2017
Location: Online or Washington, DC Classroom

This class is taught by Acquia Certified Instructors using the Acquia certified training curriculum by Acquia's #1 Training Partner

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Topics: Acquia, Drupal, Online Training, Web Developer, Web Designer, Drupal Site Building, webmaster

TRAINING: PHP for Drupal 7 (March 22, 2017)

Posted by Fig Leaf Software on Feb 22, 2017 8:08:00 AM

This one day class on March 22, 2017 is for Web designers and developers working with Drupal, who want to learn the fundamentals of programming using PHP. PHP is a required skill for implementing advanced theming on Drupal websites as well as Drupal module development.

*This course was written by Fig Leaf Software

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Topics: Drupal, Online Training, Washington DC, Web Developer, Web Designer, PHP, webmaster

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