Mauricio is a web developer at Agaric. He is passionate about Drupal, ReactJS, teaching and traveling. He blogs at https://understanddrupal.com/ in English, Spanish, and French. He is also very active in his local community Nicaragua where he serves as the lead organizer. As such, he co-organizes regular meetups, Global Training Days, Global Sprint Weekends, and other events.
This training is for people who want to get a solid foundation in Drupal site building. No Drupal experience is required!
With hands-on, guided exercises from start to finish, attendees will have the opportunity to get comfortable with Drupal's administration interface, and build a simple, fully functional website.
You will learn how different concepts relate to each other: nodes, content types, fields, views, users, blocks, taxonomy terms, and menus. By the end of the training, you will be able to identify the different building blocks of a Drupal site and know where to look when modifications are needed.
- Step through the Drupal installation process
- Create nodes and understand their properties
- Create content types and add fields
- Configure fields of different types
- Create taxonomy vocabularies and terms
- Create views to display listings of content
- Create, place, and control the visibility of blocks
A working Drupal 9 installation is needed to follow the exercises. Online services like Pantheon can be used. You can have a local installation using the Drupal quick-start command. Alternatively, you can use a tool like DDEV, Lando, Docksal, or DrupalVM.