Drupal 7 for Beginners
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Drupal 7 for Beginners

This class teaches you all of the essential concepts and knowledge you need to get started with Drupal 7.
4.1 (108 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
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Created by OSTraining LLC
Published 6/2012
English
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
Description

This class teaches you all of the essential concepts and knowledge you need to get started with Drupal 7.

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.

We hope you enjoy the course!

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Curriculum For This Course
37 Lectures
02:34:01
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Introduction
3 Lectures 13:43

Philosophy : As mentioned in the last video, our advice is to play, play and play. Try to do things mentioned in the videos and things that aren't!  Explore!  Some people prefer to watch the videos straight through and others prefer to watch, pause, try and continue. Do whatever works for you! Softw…
How to Get the Most Out of this Course
00:36

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Install
2 Lectures 08:17
Manual Install
05:29

One Click Install
02:48
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Navigate
2 Lectures 08:41
Touring a Fresh Installation of Drupal
05:19

Session Notes:

1) Login - using the credentials you set up at installation

2) Click on Account Settings - take a look around!

3) Change the size of the Picture upload dimensions to 300x300 and upload file size to 250kb

4) Click save

5) Click on Site Information and take a look around

6) Update the Site Information - Change the Slogan to "Learning Drupal the OSWay"

7) Click Save

8) Close - and hit refresh

9) Continue to look around the configuration options in the System area

Update the Site’s Basic Information
03:22
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Create
11 Lectures 56:52
Introduction to Content Types
03:14

Session Notes

Title of Article: Mayor Praises Drupalville for Innovation

Text for Article:

Yesterday the mayor of Drupalville signaled a significant shift in the way our town is presented to the world.

In a major announcement, Mayor Drew P. Aliscool unveiled the cities new website - based on the open source content management system - Drupal. "We're very excited to see our small city take such giant steps towards a new and fantastic presence on the web." stated the mayor in his comments.

We look forward to seeing the site as its developed! Stay tuned for more.


Second Article:

Title: Welcome to Drupalville!

Text:

Thank you for visiting our site for the city of Drupalville.

It's a wonderful city to live in, and we hope you'll visit us soon. The weather is beautiful in the summer and not too cold in the winter, so it is always a good time to visit.

Image: 
(Right click and save the image to upload it for your article).

Creating an Article
04:48

Session Notes:

Title: About Our Site

Text: Our new website is built on the Drupal 7 Platform.

Creating a Basic Page
02:35

Session Notes:

Poll Question: Will the Drupalville Dynamos win the Stanley Cup in 2012?

Another New Content Type
03:50

Session Notes:

This session is almost 14 minutes long - longer than most of the course videos.

Content Type

Title: Drupalville Zoo

Text:

Drupalville Zoo is a wonderful place for families to visit.

There is an aviary for birds and a farm for animals like cows, pigs and geese. The zoo also has exotic animals such as lions, tigers, giraffe and buffalo. Overall, it's a great experience for young children.

Creating a New Content Type
13:59

Another New Content Type
10:06

Editing and Deleting Content Types
04:53

In this task, we're going to add another content type called  Festivals . Plan out your content type - what information do you want to include? Name Description Dates what else?? - feel free to fill this out as much as you want. Download and install the Date module -  http://drupalmodules.com/module…
Section Task
00:25

Adding Revisions
01:51

Formatting Fields
03:32

Introduction to Taxonomy
07:39
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Extend
7 Lectures 25:08
Introduction to The Drupal Site Layout
03:09

The Blog Module
01:52

The Polls Module
01:52

Find and Install New Modules
03:51

The Webform Module
08:15

The AddtoAny Module
03:34

The Site Map Module
02:35
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Design
5 Lectures 21:22
Introduction to Themes
02:00

Applying Themes
01:27

Find and Install New Themes
06:55

Blocks
05:00

Menu Management
06:00
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People
4 Lectures 10:23
People Management
03:01

Roles and Permissions
02:20

The Masquerade Module
02:59

Reports and Help Menu
02:03
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Projects
1 Lecture 00:40
Your task is to create a personal site for yourself. You'll need to set up a new site - whether on your localhost or on a live server If you're using the Acquia Dev Desktop: Go over to the Control Panel Click “Settings” Click “Sites” Click on "New", enter a new "Site name" and click "OK". Your usern…
A Personal Website
00:40
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Bonus
2 Lectures 07:10
Local Install on a Mac with Dev Desktop
03:46

Local Install on Windows with Dev Desktop
03:24
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