Course Description

Are you new to Drupal and to DrupalCon?

If you are, the Absolute Beginner's Guide to Drupal is the class for you.

This class will get you up-and-running with Drupal so that you are fully prepared for your week at DrupalCon.

You'll learn all of the key concepts you need to understand, navigate and use a Drupal site. You'll learn how to build a Drupal 7 site, from content and user organization, to working with modules and themes.

This class will be entirely hands-on. You'll have a Drupal site in front of you and will be actively working and learning throughout the class.

Attendees will not only get a full day of training, but after registering will get 6 months of access to all our online Drupal training.

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Learning objectives

Part 1: Introduction to Drupal: What? Who? When? Why?
Part 2: Installing Drupal
Part 3: Navigating the Drupal interface
Part 4: Understanding Drupal content
Part 5: Managing Drupal content using content types
Part 6: Adding data fields to Drupal content
Part 7: Choosing and configuring modules
Part 8: Choosing and configuring themes
Part 9: Configuring and working with Drupal user permissions

This class offers much more than just live training Get the best-selling Drupal book!

When you attend this class, you get a copy of the best-selling Drupal book, "Drupal 7 Explained". Drupal 7 Explained has been the best-selling and best-reviewed Drupal book since its launch. If you are a Drupal beginner, this book will teach you everything you need to know. You follow clear step-by-step instructions to build real Drupal sites.

Get 6 months of video access and support!

When you attend this class, you also get six months of access to our online Drupal training and support, worth $99! We give you access to these videos before DrupalCon. This allows you to start learning Drupal now, even before the class. After the class, you can keep watching the videos and keep learning. Plus, if you get stuck, you can always ask our team for help.

Who will gain the most from this course?

You are the target audience for this class if this is your first time at DrupalCon and you are not experienced with Drupal.

Prerequisites for this course

There are no specific prerequisites for this course. We assume that attendees are completely new to Drupal.

When & Where

Monday, 11 May, 2015 - 09:00 to 17:00

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