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Drupal for Content Editors and Digital Marketers

Course Description

Drupal is a flexible platform for creating content and a powerful tool for content editors and marketers. In this course, you'll learn how to implement a content strategy in Drupal using standard content editing and page building tools. You'll get a solid understanding of how the content publishing system works and learn tips and tricks for improving your content's accessibility, consistency, and SEO value.  

Throughout the training, we'll do hands-on exercises to get you comfortable with planning, editing, publishing and managing content on a Drupal website.  

Learning Objectives  

You'll come away with knowledge of:   

  • How to use Drupal for publishing, editing and managing content
  • Drupal core and how to extend functionality with contributed modules
  • Essential terminology for content editors
  • How to effectively plan and structure content 
  • How to use tools like Paragraphs and the Layout Builder
  • Workflows for publishing and scheduling content
  • How to test content for usability and mobile responsiveness
  • Best practices for accessibility    

Outline  

  • Introduction to Drupal for content editors and digital marketers
  • Overview of a content strategy
  • Style and content guide
  • Web accessibility essentials
  • Designing and following a content workflow
  • Translating content
  • Working with media, taxonomy and menus
  • Using Blocks, Paragraphs, and the Layout Builder
  • Marketing with Drupal 
  • Assessing content to make it easy to discover, read and share
  • Measuring user behaviour
  • Extending the functionality of your site  

Who Will Gain the Most From This Training?  

Content specialists and digital marketers who want to learn how to take advantage of Drupal as a marketing and content publishing platform.

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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