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Advanced Drupal Site Building

Course Description

You have experience working with Drupal, but you want to take it to the next level. This course will offer a deep dive into the configuration techniques you'll need to build a fully functioning Drupal site. We'll cover a set of modules that are essential to large-scale sites and cover topics ranging from managing media and content moderation to configuring an advanced search interface.

You'll also learn about concepts like Configuration Management that are key to maintaining a successful Drupal site. 

Learning Objectives

You'll come away from the course with knowledge of:

  • How to get more out of your content organization with Views

  • How to install modules that depend on libraries

  • How to set up a Drupal site in multiple languages

  • Managing media and setting up a publication workflow

  • How to move configuration changes to a production environment

Week-by-Week Outline

You'll have lessons to complete between live sessions (exercises with video instructions) and access to a Slack channel and a one-on-one session to help you out.

Week 1

  • Install Party & Introductions
  • Views Contextual Filters and Relationships
  • Extending Views with Contributed Modules
  • Media Management with Entity Browser

Week 2

  • Media Management
  • Search API
  • Multilingual Configuration
  • Webform & Metatag

Week 3

  • Content Moderation
  • Configuration Management
  • Wrap-Up

Who Will Get the Most Out of This Course?

Ideal for anyone familiar with Drupal who wants to take their Drupal site building knowledge to the next level. This is a great course to deepen your skills if you've taken our Site Building & Architecture training. 

FAQ

Blended Online Learning: How it Works

Our blended learning approach mixes the best of both worlds: live online sessions and self-paced complementary learning materials. The core of our online training offering is our expert-led live sessions. In addition, you can always take advantage of our virtual learning platform's training guides and video tutorials as needed. 

Here's what to expect:

  • 👩‍🏫 Interactive sessions over Zoom (twice a week from 2 pm to 4 pm ET)
  • 📺 On-demand videos and virtual exercises to complete in between the sessions
  • 👨‍💻 A one-to-one session with your trainer for personalized support
  • 💬 A dedicated Slack workspace to get real-time answers to your specific questions
  • 🏆 A certificate upon completion

What is the format of live sessions? Our classes usually have 6-10 participants, and we have a hard limit of 12 participants per trainer. Our live sessions happen twice a week, usually on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and are 2-hour long (all times are on ET).

How is this different from other courses on the market? Our courses are designed for people who work full-time jobs and need to apply what they learn to real-life projects quickly. Our training includes live learning sessions and offers real-time mentorship from an expert

What are the trainers' credentials? Our courses are delivered by Strategists, Designers and Senior Developers with 10+ years of experience. They're seasoned professionals with real-world projects in a variety of sectors, from small businesses to multinational corporations.

Do I need to install anything on my computer? We’ll give you the necessary instructions and support to work with Drupal locally on your computer for the development courses. If you face restrictions, we’ll provide an alternative remote environment so you can work from your browser.

My organization requires an invoice. Can you provide one? Yes. Contact us before proceeding with payment. We can issue you an invoice with a link to pay via credit card or electronic transfer.

Do you offer discounts for charities or individuals? Yes, contact us to receive a discount on the course.

Do you offer custom training? Yes, we can provide custom training for your team. Learn more about our approach to tailoring a custom course or get in touch with us, and we can set up training that fits your needs.

Can I switch my start date? Can I get a refund? We can reschedule your ticket to the next available course. Our training program runs twice a year, with a first cohort slated to start in March and the second in September. Tickets are refundable up until 30 days before the start of the course. And it's always free and easy to transfer your ticket to another person, just contact us.

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