What is Drupal & Intro to Drupal workshops - Global Training Day
We are happy to announce that we are running Drupal training sessions this month as part of the Global Training Days. The initiative is run by the Drupal Association to introduce new and beginner users to Drupal.
Come and join us on Friday 21st August to learn about what Drupal does and how it can help you. We will discuss the software and show you examples of it in action.
What is a Drupal Global Training Day?
Drupal Global Training Days is a worldwide initiative to increase the adoption of Drupal. All across the world, people are teaching and learning Drupal, and sharing that open source love.
During the last session run on May, 25 training companies from 15 countries participated in hosting Introduction to Drupal sessions. We are happy to be a part of this for the first time.
The two types of sessions are :-
- What is Drupal - is a half-day workshop to address the basics of Drupal. It is designed for those interested in evaluating or implementing it.
- Intro to Drupal - is a full day introductory training workshop. Attendees will leave having successfully built a Drupal site. It is designed for those interested in Drupal as a career path.
Who should attend
- Web developers/designers willing to get started with Drupal.
- Project managers managing or considering Drupal projects.
- Decision makers evaluating Drupal.
What is Drupal - Course outline
- Introduction to CMS
- Why Drupal; Comparative analysis of Drupal with other CMS.
- Case studies / Sites using Drupal
- When to and not to use Drupal?
- Where to find Drupal and Drupal installation
- Inside of DrupalGetting a functional site set up in 30-45 mins. Using contrib modules/themes/distributions, and getting community-based support
- Overview of each item of admin menu (e.g. Content, Appearance)
- Create and edit content
- Work with menus from admin
- Content type and its usage
- Block and where to find them
- Working with roles and users
- Getting a functional site set up in 30-45 mins.
- Using contrib modules/themes/distributions, and getting community-based support
- Support Drupal.org and Drupal Association