Drupal

Learn to create and manage Drupal website from Drupal designers in a classroom based training course in London

Upcoming Class
26 Mar 2018
2
Day(s) course
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
690per person
586.50 (when you book any 3 courses *)
This course will take place in 3-4 Kirby Street, London, EC1N 8TS. Find on map
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Date Day(s) Course Session Time Price
26 Mar 2018 2 Mon & Tue 10:00 - 17:00 £690 Reserve
08 Apr 2018 2 Sun 10:00 - 17:00 £690 Reserve
23 Apr 2018 2 Mon & Tue 10:00 - 17:00 £690 Reserve
09 May 2018 2 Wed & Thu 10:00 - 17:00 £690 Reserve
26 Mar 2018
Mon to Tue
10am - 17pm
2 day(s)
£690.00
08 Apr 2018
Sun
10am - 17pm
2 day(s)
£690.00
23 Apr 2018
Mon to Tue
10am - 17pm
2 day(s)
£690.00
09 May 2018
Wed to Thu
10am - 17pm
2 day(s)
£690.00

Course Outline

Drupal course overview

This course concentrates on how to create and manage your website using Drupal without any programming or design experience. On completion of this Drupal course you will be able to:

  • Install Drupal Website
  • Configure and install new templates
  • Content management in Drupal
  • Build a website, blog or online shop
  • Use Drupal Modules
  • Use Drupal Distributions
  • Manage users and groups
  • Administer Drupal site
  • Understand Drupal Views and CCK

The complete course is hands-on based. A practical Drupal project at the end of the course will ensure that you can practically use Drupal on your own projects. This short Drupal course is hands-on, instructor-led and classroom based. This training can be taken as a part-time evening course or even on the weekends.


Who is Drupal training for?

This training is for you if you are interested in creating and maintaining your own website using Drupal or planning to get skills to create and manage Drupal website for others. This course also helps business owners to get more control and insight into their Drupal website.


Prerequisites for Drupal course

  • It is not necessary to have knowledge of any programming language before you start this Drupal course but If you have some knowledge of HTML and JavaScript then it will make learning this course even easier. You can learn HTML and CSS on Training Dragon's web design course 
  • No prior experience with Drupal is necessary.


What will I get?

  • Training from professional Drupal developers:

    Training Dragon consultants have been implementing professional Drupal solutions across a range of websites for many years. Those consultants write and teach our Drupal training courses, so their experience directly informs course content.

  • Real-time Practice and Projects:

    Our Drupal courses are designed to get you started in Drupal. We work on industry related projects in this Drupal course.

  • Course Material:

    Drupal electronic notes are included in this course.

  • Course Completion Certificate:

    After completing this training your will receive a Drupal course completion certificate.

  • Support and Careers Advice:

    After the course if you have any problems or questions regarding Drupal do not hesitate to contact us. Training Dragon’s trainers are expert in their fields and if you need any help with you career choice, please speak to one of our trainers.


Drupal Course Contents

Introduction

  • Introduction to CMS
  • What is Drupal
  • Role of HTML

Roles & User Accounts

  • Changing Your account settings
  • Roles & User Accounts
  • Set-up New User Accounts

Contents Management

  • Content Types
  • Finding Content
  • Editing Content
  • Making Changes to Existing Content
  • Editing Options
  • Taxonomies – Organising content
  • Input FormatRevision Information
  • File Attachments
  • Configure comment settings for a content type
  • Authoring information
  • Content publishing options

Article Management

  • Creating An Article

Setting Up Forums

  • Create a Forum
  • Create a Forum Container
  • Settings 

Using Books

  • Create a Book
  • Add a ‘Child’ Page
  • Manage Book Outline

Using CK Editor

  • Editing Content
  • Cutting and Pasting – will Drupal pick up formatting if text is c&p straight from Microsoft Word?
  • Styling Text
  • Adding Links
  • Adding an Image

Site Structure Overview

  • Learn about structure of a Drupal site
  • Regions
  • Blocks
  • Menus
  • Images and resources library – how can images and resources be organised and easily accessed?
  • Image resizing – is it possible to do this in the CMS?
  • Homepage – what content can be featured here? Is it customisable?
  • Search – how does the search work on the public facing website?
  • Creating meta data

Drupal Installation

  • Downloading Drupal
  • How to upload your site to a hosting server
  • Finding a web host for your site
  • Reserve a domain name (website name)
  • Installing Drupal on your Web Space

Drupal Templates

  • Adding a pre-existing site theme to Drupal
  • Creating and adding your own site template to Drupal
  • Free vs premium Drupal themes

Drupal Modules

  • What is Modules?
  • Where to find Drupal Modules
  • Downloading and installing Modules
  • Activating Modules

Drupal Core Modules

  • Access statistics and logging
  • Advanced search
  • Blogs, books, comments, forums, and polls
  • Descriptive URLs
  • Multi-level menu system
  • Multi-site support
  • Multi-user content creation and editing
  • RSS feed and feed aggregator
  • User profiles

Drupal Distributions

  • What is Distributions?
  • Where to find Drupal Distributions
  • Downloading and installing Distributions
  • Activating Distributions

Managing Media in Drupal

  • Uploading Images
  • Image Formatting
  • Managing the Media Library
  • Adding Video to your website
  • Adding Audio

SEO for your Drupal website

  • What is Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • On page SEO
  • Off page SEO
  • Tools for SEO
  • H1 and other headings
  • Titles and Meta tags
  • SEO friendly URL
  • Images optimisation
  • XML Sitemap
  • Sitemap submission

Drupal Views, CCK & Panels

  • Creating catalogue of services and products
  • Create advanced content views using filters and argument
  • Create contact form
  • Drupal Content Construction Kit
  • Create complex content types
  • Visually design website.
  • Drag and drop layout manager

 

Project: Create a personal or business website using Drupal

Using the skills obtained from our Drupal course, we will build a complete personal or business brochure website. This project involves many stages from planning, team work, installation, module management, testing and launching your Drupal online shop website.


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Daily schedule

The scheme below shows what a typical day at Training Dragon looks like.

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Our Trainers

Emiliano
Emiliano
Leads our teaching team with many years of experience in teaching web development.
Ross
Ross
Brings many years of Python and Java software development experience to classrooms.
Olu
Olu
Microsoft and Oracle certified developer with years teaching experience in Android, .NET and databases.

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