Getting Started with Drupal

Getting starting with any new technology is a challenge. This session is for the new or experienced developer that is jumping into Drupal for the first time. We cover the steps for installing Drupal on a local machine, the components of a Drupal website and key concepts to get moving.

Agenda

Installing Drupal

  • thing you need
  • basic steps
  • tips

Drupal Components

  • Functionality - Modules (Core and contributed)
  • Visual Layout - Theme
  • Distributions

Key Concepts

  • Content Types, Nodes
  • Blocks, Menus and Taxonomy

First Project

  • What you get out of the box
  • Choosing a theme or distribution
  • Types features and modules to start with

Resources - where to get help.

Speaker(s): 
Audience
Track: 
Beginners
Experience level: 
Beginner
Drupal version: 
Drupal 7
Room: 
Brown & Company Design (414)
Timeslot: 
2013-09-21 09:15:00 to 2013-09-21 10:00:00

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