Drupal Content Adminsitration

Code: 08713
Course duration: 3 days

Lesson 1: The Grand Tour

  • What is Drupal?
  • What is a Content Management System?
  • Who is the target user?

What willI do in the lessons?

  • A guided tour of Drupal
  • The Drupal Front end
  • The Drupal back end

Lesson 2: Content Creation

Activity 2.1: Creating a Story

Activity 2.2: Editing Node Content

  • Content creation form fields
  • Node Content types—Page

Activity 2.3: Creating a Drupal Page with a Rich Text Editor

  • Permissions in Drupal

Lesson 3: Content Seasoning

Activity 3.1: Creating a Teaser

Activity 3.2: Creating an external text link

  • The anatomy of a link
  • Using images in content

Activity 3.3: Working with images in content

Activity 3.3a: Uploading and embedding an image

  • Inserting an image if you don't have an editor

Activity 3.3b: Creating an image link

  • Embedding audio in Node Content

Activity 3.4: Adding audio content

  • Linking to downloadable content

Activity 3.5: Providing a link to downloadable content

  • Embedding video in Node Content

Activity 3.6: Adding video content

Lesson 4: Advanced Content Editing

Enhancing layouts with HTML and CSS

  • HTML and tables
  • CSS in Drupal

Activity 4.6 Creating a Revision

Lesson 5:Making Content Findable

Activity 5.1: Creating a Taxonomy Vocabulary

  • Tag Clouds
  • Path Aliases

Activity 5.2: Creating a Path Alias

  • Searching

Activity 5.3: Enabling the Search functionality

Lesson 6: Rich Content Types

Activity 6.1: Creating a Block

  • Deciphering the Blocks page
  • Determining the Block widths

Activity 6.2: Creating a View

  • Views

Activity 6.2: Creating a Blog entry

  • Setting up a blog

Lesson 7: Supporting an Editorial Team

The Creative team:


Activity 7.1: Creating Roles

Node Content types

Activity 7.2: Node Content for our Roles


Activity 7.4: Granting Permissions

  • The disgruntled team member

Activity 7.5: Blocking

Lesson 8: Offline Content Creation

Creating content offline

Activity 8.1: Pasting lightly-formatted text


Activity 8.2: Creating a Blog entry remotely

Node Content via email

Activity 8.3: Using email to create a Story

Activity 8.4: Using email to edit Node Content

Lesson 9: Installing Drupal

  • Determining if the hosting account meets spec
  • Downloading Drupal
  • Creating the database
  • Installing Drupal
  • Applying Security Updates

Guaranteed to Run

2018-03-20 09:00 to 2018-03-23 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)
2018-03-19 09:00 to 2018-03-23 17:00
Secaucus, New Jersey (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2018-03-01 09:00 to 2018-03-02 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)

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