The Absolute Beginners Guide to Drupal


This class really is aimed at absolute Drupal beginners.

You'll learn all of the key concepts you need to understand, navigate and use a Drupal site.

You'll learn how to build a Drupal 7 site, from content and user organization, to working with modules and themes.

Course Objectives

The objective of the class is to take absolutle Drupal beginners and to prepare them to learn and benefit from the main DrupalCon sessions.


Students just need to bring a laptop.

We expect them to be complete Drupal beginners so there are no pre-requisites.


Part 1: Introduction to Drupal: What? Who? When? Why?
Part 2: Installing Drupal
Part 3: Navigating the Drupal interface
Part 4: Understanding Drupal content
Part 5: Managing Drupal content using content types
Part 6: Adding data fields to Drupal content
Part 7: Choosing and configuring modules
Part 8: Choosing and configuring themes
Part 9: Configuring and working with Drupal user permissions

Every Attendee Gets 6 Benefits

Benefit 1: Live training. Practical, hands-on training from experienced Drupal teachers
Benefit 2: Book.A copy of Drupal Explained, a 400+ page book version of the class
Benefit 3: Cheat sheet. All the key information from the class in one useful guide
Benefit 4: Support. Six months of forum support with same-day answers to your questions
Benefit 5: Six months of access to our online Drupal training and support
Benefit 6: Completion certificate. A personalized completion certificate

Target Audience: 

This is class is aimed at absolute Drupal beginners. We aim to take Drupal newcomers and get them ready to fully take part in DrupalCon.

Meet the Trainers: 

Rod Martin and Steve Burge are professional Drupal trainers. We teach over 100 Drupal classes every year all across the United States.

Steve has been teaching Drupal for 5 years and Rod for 4 years.

Steve turned their classes into Drupal 7 Explained, a book from Pearson.

Schedule Information
Club C · Cloud Troopers
Time slot: 
Monday · 09:00-18:00
Drupal Version: 
Drupal 7.x
Experience level: