Drupal 7 Intermediate

Take your Drupal knowledge to the next level. Learn all about content types, Views and Panels.
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  • Lectures 38
  • Length 2.5 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 6/2012 English

Course Description

This class follows immediately on from the beginner class and takes your Drupal skills to a higher level.  You'll learn how to master fields, Views and Panels to create sophisticated Drupal sites.

The course includes a course project, where we replicate the most famous Drupal site in the world, WhiteHouse.gov

This is the same material that we have used to teach businesses, universities, and government organizations, such as MIT, Stanford, NY Transit Authority, and Houston Public Library.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Warm Up
Warm Up Tasks
Preview
04:06
Update Site Configuration
Preview
02:00
Section 2: Create
Introduction to the Project
Preview
02:00
Adding the Poster
Preview
03:58
Adding the Parental Rating
03:07
Adding the Movie Length
02:09
Adding the Movie Genre
08:19
Adding the Release Date
06:10
Adding the Short Summary
01:07
Adding the Five-Star Rating
03:16
Adding the Watchlist
02:27
Adding the Trailer
05:06
Adding the Key People
14:14
Managing the Display
03:20
Section 3: Extend
Article
In the first part of this class we showed you how different types of information is added your Drupal site. However, at the end of the chapter we realized that there are still significant limitations about what we can do what that information. For example, IMDB has a table like this: http://www.imdb…
Populating our Site with the Devel Module
02:50
Create a Block View
03:33
Create a Page View
04:54
Create the IMDB Page View
05:57
Article
U sing the same techniques that we've learned so far, we could keep going back to Drupal.org and looking for more modules. With time Drupal could mimic almost everything on those IMDB reviews. However, this field and modules pattern can only take us so far. It gets the data into our site but it can'…
Create the Actors Block View
05:47
Article
Now that we've created three views, let's try one more. This time we won't give you full instructions for every click - unless you watch the video. What we're aiming to recreate is this area on the frontpage of IMDB.com: First, let's plan out our View using the five main options: Display Format Fiel…
Section 4: Design
Article
The final part of building a Drupal site is design. Only when the content is in place can it be designed. This can come a bit of a shock to people who are used to designing first. When I was a web designer it was normal for the client to focus on the design above all things and then think about the…
Creating a New Homepage
06:16
Redesigning an Existing Page or Node
06:43
Section 5: Practice
Article
Drupal Intermediate: Practice What we're going to do now is pull together all of the different techniques that we have covered. We're going to aim high. For this practice, we're going to replicate the most famous Drupal website in the world: http://whitehouse.gov, as in the image below
Set Up a New Site
02:46
Planning
02:52
Content Types
01:18
Fields
03:51
Add Content using Devel
01:15
Views: Photo of the Day
05:39
Views: Featured Legislation
04:27
Views: The Blog
02:54
Views: Featured Topics
02:40
Views: Slideshow of Headlines
04:14
Design: Theme, Views and Blocks
06:58
Panels: Create Homepage
04:12

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Instructor Biography

OSTraining LLC, Joomla, WordPress, and Drupal Training

OSTraining teaches people how to use Joomla, Drupal and WordPress. We also teach other popular open source technologies and the fundementals of coding.

We've written the best-selling and best-reviewed Joomla and Drupal books.

We teach everyone from staff members at Apple, IBM, the White House and the United Nations to stay-at-home moms and small business owners around the world.

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