Drupal 7 Essential Training

with Tom Geller
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Drupal 7 Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 7h 23m Beginner Updated Nov 10, 2011


Drupal 7 Essential Training shows how to get the most out of Drupal, the content management system (CMS) that powers over a quarter million web sites. The course demonstrates how to download and install Drupal, add content and graphics to a site, change layout and design elements, control visitor interactions, and expand the site's capabilities beyond what’s available in Drupal core. Discussion of established best practices in each step to ensure that a site remains streamlined, secure, and up-to-date. Exercise files are included with the course.

Topics include:
  • Comparing Drupal with other content management systems
  • Understanding nodes
  • Creating basic content
  • Adding blogs, discussions groups, and polls
  • Subscribing to RSS feeds
  • Creating new content types
  • Managing users, roles, and permissions
  • Creating and modifying block regions
  • Adding menus
  • Extending site capabilities with modules
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- Hi, I'm Tom Geller, and this is Drupal 7 Essential Training. Version 7 makes Drupal even easier with better content handling, expanded user management, an improved administrative interface, and a new installer that gets you up and running faster than ever. This course starts you off at the very beginning and guides you through to a completed and launched site. I'll start off by helping you decide whether Drupal is right for you. Then we'll move quickly but thoroughly through installation, configuration, layout, content, and user management.

Finally, I'll show you how to update your site so it'll run reliably and securely for years to come. Drupal took me way beyond what I could create with other web tools. Let's get started making great websites with Drupal 7 Essential Training.

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