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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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|Section 1: Warm Up|
Warm Up TasksPreview
Update Site ConfigurationPreview
|Section 2: Create|
Introduction to the ProjectPreview
Adding the PosterPreview
Adding the Parental Rating
Adding the Movie Length
Adding the Movie Genre
Adding the Release Date
Adding the Short Summary
Adding the Five-Star Rating
Adding the Watchlist
Adding the Trailer
Adding the Key People
Managing the Display
|Section 3: Extend|
|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
Create a Block View
Create a Page View
Create the IMDB Page View
|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
|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|
|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
Redesigning an Existing Page or Node
|Section 5: Practice|
|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
Add Content using Devel
Views: Photo of the Day
Views: Featured Legislation
Views: The Blog
Views: Featured Topics
Views: Slideshow of Headlines
Design: Theme, Views and Blocks
Panels: Create Homepage
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.