This course is designed to instruct you in the fundamentals of using the Drupal content management system to build and maintain websites. You will receive an overview of the fundamentals of Drupal blogging, themes, plugins, menus, and widgets. An open-source content management system like Drupal can be a great resource for anyone who would like to develop and maintain a website. Drupal can automate many functions of maintaining a website. Drupal also makes it easy to add content such as text and pictures to a site.
See specific content information below in sections "Expected Outcomes" and "Attend and You Will Learn."
Who Should Attend
This class is for individuals interested in learning how to use Drupal to create and run professional-looking websites.
Attend and You Will Receive
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of completion from NC State University.
Attend and You Will Learn / Expected Outcome
Upon completion of this course, you will understand how to create and maintain websites using the Drupal content management system.
Attend and You Will Learn
You will explore everything needed to help you install, create, and maintain websites with the latest version of Drupal. The class will provide complete coverage of all the essential features of Drupal 8 such as Administer, Build, Collaborate, Connect, Create, Design & Display, Extend, and Organize. The class will also cover managing users and adding content, themes, and modules.
Setting Up the Drupal Local Server
- Introduction to CMS
- Installing XAMPP, PHP, MySQL, Workbench, and Drupal
Working with Drupal
- Adding themes
- Adding content, articles, Web pages, tags
- Upload images
- Adding a photo, video, other content (.pdf, .doc, etc.)
- Managing search
- Introduction to modules