Drupal CMS

Drupal LogoDrupal Course for Website Development
The syllabus has been divided into 7 sessions. This course will be available online very soon.
Those who wish to learn individually or if any institute wants to call us, they can mail us at
admin@aliencoders.org
Duration of this course is 20 Hours approx.

For whom it will be useful?

  • Those who wish to learn to create a website using Drupal CMS
  • For students who wish to do a project on web development
  • For individuals who wish to create a full-fledged website for their own use.

Prerequisites

  • Should have basic knowledge of web hosting
  • Should have used internet and should be able to working structure of internet
  • If a person knows PHP and MySQL, then it will be an added advantage but it’s not mandatory though
  • Basics of HTML and CSS, so that one can play with the customization of themes

 
Drupal Syllabus

Session 1 ( 2 hour)

  • Introduction to CMS and Drupal
  • Drupal's requirements and how it works
  • What Can Drupal Do?
  • Installing Drupal
  • Downloading and installing Drupal on a system

Session 2  (2 hours)

  • Administration menu
  • Site information
  • basic information on  pages
  • Monitoring performance
  • Reports
  • File structure and layout

 
Session 3 ( 2 hours)

  • Setting up the theme
  • Managing Users
  • Setting user profiles
  • Controlling site access with permissions on each profile type
  • Creating users
  • Creating contact forms
  • Layout with blocks

 
Session 4  (2 hours)
Meaning of

  • Nodes
  • Stories and pages
  • Blogs
  • Forums
  • Comments
  • Polls
  • Taxonomy
  • Input filters
  • Feed Aggregator

 
Session 5 (4 hours)

  • Managing Site Content
  • Content categories
  • RSS feeds
  • Fiddling with  Themes and its CSS part
  • Choosing theme according to your needs
  • Finding and installing a new theme
  • Modules
  • Finding and installing  modules
  • Configuring modules
  • Some essential  Modules
  • The calendar modules
  • building a calendar page
  • building a calendar block
  • creates events for calendar
  • Multilingual Support system (Transliteration)

Session 6 (3 hours)

  • Custom content types with CCK
  • Menus and its types
  • multilevel menus and custom menus
  • Drupal Data Fields
  • Content Construction Kit (CCK)
  • Creating new content types with CCK
  • Hiding the Body field
  • CCK field data in the Title field
  • CCK field placement
  • CCK's other features
  • other CCK field types
  • Date as a CCK field
  • Images as CCK fields
  • Connecting content to existing nodes

Session 7 (4 hours)

 

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