Absolute Beginners Guide to Drupal

This class 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.

Learning Objectives

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.

Every attendee gets several benefits

A copy of Drupal 7 Explained: This book has been the best-selling and best-reviewed Drupal book since its launch. Drupal 7 Explained is based directly on the live training in the Absolute Beginners Guide to Drupal.

6 months of video training: You'll get access to our video library with over 1900 videos and training on over 25 key Drupal modules.

6 months of support: Our team will be available to you for 6 months after the class. You'll get forum support with same-day answers to your questions.


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

Prerequisites for this course

There are no pre-requisites for this class. We assume that all students start with no Drupal experience.

Why choose the Absolute Beginners Guide to Drupal?

We taught this class at DrupalCons in Chicago, London, Denver, Portland, Munich and Austin. On several occasions, it was the course with the highest rated student satisfaction.

The reason we can teach the class so well is that we teach it all year round. We've been teaching and improving the class for several years. On average we teach the class four times every month.

Course Information
Experience level: 
Drupal Version: 
Drupal 7.x