Drupal Training

Training Series: Learn Drupal 7 in one hour!

Learn Drupal 7 in one hour! What Is Drupal? Part 1/8
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Drupal Training Series - Getting Started. Learn Drupal in one hour!

What is Drupal?

Drupal is open source software maintained and developed by a community of 630,000+ users and developers. It's distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (or "GPL"), which means anyone is free to download it and share it with...Read more

Learn Drupal 7 in one hour! Part 2/8 Installing Acquia for Drupal.
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Acquia Drupal - Perfect for self-contained site development.

In order to build a website, you can buy a hosting account which will provide a 'web server' and we can build our website on there OR we can configure the local pc or laptop to behave like web server.

This way you can design the website locally and then when ready,...Read more

Learn Drupal 7 in one hour! Part 3/8 Drupal - Admin Menu Interface.
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Administering your website!

The core concepts you need to think as an administrator are "Roles" for each group of users.

For example - everyone visiting your website and is NOT logged in is a "anonymous" user - hence is assigned a 'anonymous role' by default.

Anyone who registers on you site is...Read more

Learn Drupal 7 in one hour! Part 4/8 Extending Drupal - Add A Module.
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Modules are simply put - plugin's.

Like your browser toolbar and other plugins, they enhance the 'features'.

Drupal being a 'Modular System' means each 'feature' you have in mind can probably be done in multiple ways.

Based on your need / requirement, you can find a module that will do what you need.Read more

Learn Drupal 7 in one hour! Part 5/8 Extending Drupal - Add A Theme.
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Drupal Content Management System, is Database Driven. So you have to think of your website in TWO Layers.

  1. Database Layer
  2. Presentation Layer (Your Theme).

A) The Data Layer  - The actual content, the what, where, when etc...

You should know that 'Content is King on the Web...Read more

Learn Drupal 7 in one hour! Part 6/8 Drupal - Users And Permissions.
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In part three of the series, we covered the concept of 'Roles'.

What are Roles in Drupal?
A group of people with same privileges.

So, in this Video we discuss Permissions!

As administrator you have to now configure What a group (Role) can, and can not do.

Yep...'Permissions'Read more

Learn Drupal 7 in one hour! Part 7/8 Drupal - Content Update And Editing.
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What You See Is What You Get Editor! (wysiwyg)

Managing your website content right from your browser using the CKEditor module, so that you can regularly update the content of your website to keep it fresh and relevant.

This is the Best SEO one can do...more content equals more chances to get traffic.Read more

Learn Drupal 7 in one hour! Part 8/8 Drupal - SEO And Wrap-Up.
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Making Your Website Live!

Moving your Website from local machine to web server.  Remember your Drupal website should be thought off as two pieces, the database and the actual script and your files.

  • We want to create a database on web server and upload your database.
  • We want to move the files to the web
  • ...Read more