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Drupal 7 Explained Video

Video Description

In "Part I: Beginner" of Drupal 7 Explained Video, viewers will learn all of the essential concepts and knowledge needed to get started with Drupal 7. This part of the video training covers installing Drupal, navigating a basic installation, creating content types, using Modules, applying Themes, managing roles and permissions, and a doing a local install on a Mac or Windows machine with Dev Desktop.

In "Part II: Intermediate," viewers will learn how to master fields, Views and Panels to create sophisticated Drupal sites. In the first three parts of the intermediate section, viewers learn how to build a movie website. Then the video tackles Views, which is the most important module in Drupal. Views allow the site to display the information entered in useful and highly customized ways. Next, viewers learn how to layout information using the Panels module. Finally, viewers get to practice everything that they have learned about Drupal so far and recreate the most famous Drupal website in the world: WhiteHouse.gov.

Drupal 7 Explained requires absolutely no prior experience with Drupal or coding.

Table of Contents

  1. Part I: Beginner
    1. Introduction 00:04:41
    2. What is Drupal? 00:06:47
  2. Install
    1. Manual Install 00:05:30
    2. One Click Install 00:02:48
  3. Navigate
    1. Touring a Fresh Installation of Drupal 00:05:20
    2. Update the Basic Information 00:03:23
  4. Create
    1. Introduction to Content Types 00:03:14
    2. Creating an Article 00:04:49
    3. Creating a Basic Page 00:02:35
    4. Other Built-in Content Types 00:03:50
    5. Creating a New Content Type 00:14:00
    6. Another New Content Type 00:10:07
    7. Editing and Deleting Content Types 00:04:53
    8. Adding Revisions 00:01:51
    9. Formatting Fields 00:03:32
    10. Introduction to Taxonomy 00:07:40
  5. Extend
    1. Introduction to Modules 00:03:10
    2. The Polls Module 00:01:53
    3. The Blog Module 00:01:52
    4. Find and Install New Modules 00:03:52
    5. The Webform Module 00:08:15
    6. The AddtoAny Module 00:03:35
    7. The Site Map Module 00:02:36
    8. The Star Rating Module 00:01:59
  6. Design
    1. Introduction to Themes 00:02:00
    2. Applying Themes 00:01:27
    3. Find and Install New Themes 00:06:52
    4. Menu Management 00:06:01
    5. Blocks 00:05:00
  7. People
    1. People Management 00:03:01
    2. Roles and Permissions 00:02:20
    3. The Masquerade Module 00:02:59
    4. Reports and Help Menu 00:02:03
  8. Bonus
    1. Local Install on a Mac with Dev Desktop 00:03:47
    2. Local Install on Windows with Dev Desktop 00:03:25
  9. Part II: Intermediate
    1. Warm Up Tasks 00:04:06
    2. Update Site Configuration 00:02:00
  10. Create
    1. Introduction to the Project 00:02:00
    2. Adding the Poster 00:03:59
    3. Adding the Parental Rating 00:03:08
    4. Adding the Movie Length 00:02:10
    5. Adding the Movie Genre 00:08:19
    6. Adding the Release Date 00:06:11
    7. Adding the Five-Star Rating 00:03:16
    8. Adding the Short Summary 00:01:08
    9. Adding the Watchlist 00:02:27
    10. Adding the Trailer 00:05:06
    11. Adding the Key People 00:14:15
    12. Managing the Display 00:03:20
  11. Extend
    1. Populating our Site with the Devel Module 00:02:51
    2. Create a Block View 00:03:34
    3. Create a Page View 00:04:55
    4. Create the IMDB Page View 00:05:57
    5. Modify the IMDB Page View 00:05:47
    6. Create the Actors Block View 00:05:47
  12. Design
    1. Creating a New Homepage 00:06:16
    2. Redesigning an Existing Page or Node 00:08:31
  13. Practice
    1. Set Up a New Site 00:02:47
    2. Planning 00:02:52
    3. Content Types 00:01:18
    4. Fields 00:03:51
    5. Add Content using Devel 00:01:15
    6. Views: Photo of the Day 00:05:39
    7. Views: Featured Legislation 00:04:28
    8. Views: The Blog 00:02:54
    9. Views: Featured Topics 00:02:41
    10. Views: Slideshow of Headlines 00:04:15
    11. Design: Theme, Views and Blocks 00:06:58
    12. Panels: Create Homepage 00:04:13