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Drupal Training Courses

Summary: 

The Drupal in a Day course provides a solid foundation in core Drupal skills and knowledge. In this focused and fun hands-on day, we cover all the essentials including: user management; sophisticated content display with "Views"; responsive themes and much more too.

N.B. Unless otherwise indicated - this course is based on Drupal 8. If you require training on Drupal 7 please contact me and I will be able to schedule that for you.

Takeaways: 

  • You will be confident in tackling your first Drupal websites.
  • You will have a much better understanding of Drupal.
  • You will have gained key hands-on skills in working with Drupal.

Summary: 

This two-day, hands-on Site Building course provides you with a broad range of key Drupal skills that will allow you to build sophisticated Drupal sites.

Attendees will leave being confident in using the Field UI to define custom data and "Views" to query and display that data in any way they wish. Together with Rules these Drupal ingredients will allow students to "whip-up" sophisticated Drupal sites in no time at all.

N.B. Unless otherwise indicated - this course is based on Drupal 8. If you require training on Drupal 7 please contact me and I will be able to schedule that for you.

N.B. this course is the perfect follow-on course from the "Drupal in a Day (an introduction)" one day course.

Takeaways: 

  • You will have the basic skills for creating reasonably sophisticated Drupal websites.
  • You will be able to define custom content and use Views to display any content you wish in any way you wish.
  • You will be well on the way to being a proficient Drupal site builder.

Summary: 

Drupal theming allows you to present the content of your Drupal website in a stunning, effective and user-friendly way. Through this introductory Drupal theming course attendees will discover how to theme/skin a Drupal website. The key tools to assist themers will be covered along with the most powerful base themes that allow a standards compliant and responsive theme to be built rapidly for both large screen displays and mobile devices.

N.B. This standalone training day can also be combined with the Advanced Theming for Drupal day to form a comprehensive 2 day "theming" course.

N.B. Unless otherwise indicated - this course is based on Drupal 8. If you require training on Drupal 7 please contact me and I will be able to schedule that for you.

Takeaways: 

  • Following this course attendees will be confident in tackling their first theming project for Drupal.
  • Attendees will understand all the options for creating a responsive Drupal theme.
  • Attendees will understand the power of the Drupal theme layer.
  • Attendees will know how to find answers to questions efficiently moving forward.

Summary: 

Benefit from a series of four carefully designed Drupal training days that fit together perfectly to provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of Drupal along with the key skill-set needed to be able to tackle quite complex Drupal websites (and all without coding).

The three courses that make up this series can be attended perfectly well in isolation to the others - as long as "Drupal in a Day (an introduction)" is attended first - as it is the introduction. This means you can attend individual courses as and when it suits you.

N.B. Unless otherwise indicated - this course is based on Drupal 8. If you require training on Drupal 7 please contact me and I will be able to schedule that for you.

Takeaways: 

  • You will feel very confident in tackling your first Drupal site builds.
  • You will be able to appreciate what can be achieved with Drupal.
  • You will have the necessary skills to begin your Drupal site building career.

Summary: 

This two day course provides the key knowledge and skills for PHP developers to create safe and robust custom modules that extend the core functionality of Drupal 7. This course is focused, engaging and enjoyable and you will come away feeling confident and enthusiastic about building your first Drupal modules. We cover: the Drupal architecture (and how custom modules fit in); the major Drupal Hooks; the key APIs (including Form and Database APIs), creating custom database tables and much more.

During the course you will build a working custom module that further extends the functionality of a popular existing contributed module by implementing that modules API (a very common real-world coding workflow).

N.B. If this course is not scheduled - no worries - simply contact me and I will schedule it and when confirmed on receipt of your booking/payment it will run on your chosen date - guaranteed.

Takeaways: 

  • You will feel confident in tackling your first Drupal custom modules.
  • You will understand how to extend/adapt the functionality of both Drupal core and contributed modules.
  • You will understand the Drupal API and how to navigate the API documentation effectively.
  • You will know how to get answers to questions effectively moving forward.

Summary: 

This advanced Drupal training course takes "Drupal Themers" further into the full power of the Drupal theme layer. You will discover how to take full control of your sites appearance via the use of theme preprocess functions, dynamic templates and more.

N.B. This standalone training day can be combined with the Theming Basics for Drupal day to form a comprehensive two day theming series. Just get in touch if you would like to attend a two day Theming course and I will schedule that for you.

N.B. This course can be scheduled on request and can be focused on Drupal 7 or on Drupal 8 (with new Twig template engine).

Takeaways: 

  • You will feel confident in manipulating the theme layer fully in Drupal.
  • You will have full control over all aspects of a Drupal theme.
  • You will be able to write pre-process functions; inject css and js as and when needed; create dynamic templates... and more besides.

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