Introduction to Drupal

A beginner course for anyone who wants to build or use a Drupal website. No experience required.

The Introduction to Drupal course is a beginner-level course that is designed to help you learn the basics of this powerful content management system.

Who is this class for?

This class is for anyone who uses a Drupal website. Whether you're a developer, business owner, or marketing professional, this online course will teach you the fundamentals of editing content and managing your Drupal website. No previous experience with Drupal or web development is required.

What does this course cover?

Students who take this source will learn how to:

  • Install Drupal on your web server.
  • Add, edit, and manage content on your Drupal website.
  • Manage user accounts and permissions.
  • Create and place blocks to customize look and feel of your site.
  • Download, install, and upgrade contributed modules to add more functionality to your website.
  • Keep your Drupal site secure by applying updates to Drupal core and downloaded modules.

How is it taught?

The course will consist of pre-recorded video lessons and live Q&A sessions with the course instructor. The lesson videos can be watched on-demand, anytime it's convenient. Throughout the course, students will follow along with the video on their own practice site as we build and customize a Drupal website from scratch. We will provide an online development environment in which to follow along with the lesson videos and complete the assignments.

The weekly live sessions will be conducted online using Zoom. During the sessions, the instructor will answer questions about the lessons and will help troubleshoot any issues with the assignment. In addition to the live sessions, you will have access to an online forum to discuss assignments with other students and ask the instructor questions during the week.

How long is this course?

The estimated time commitment for the course is 3 - 5 hours per week for 2 weeks. After the course is over, you can continue to access the lesson videos, free of charge, forever. There are no monthly subscription fees. Just come back and watch the lessons whenever you want. They are great when you need a refresher on a topic.

Lessons in this Class

Video Duration
Introduction to This Course 00:08:57
What is Drupal? 00:09:59
Using the DrupalTutor DevStack 00:12:05

Video Duration
Installing Drupal Core 00:15:53
Fixing the Trusted Host Settings Error 00:06:02
Orientation to the Drupal Admin Pages 00:11:53

Video Duration
Adding and Editing Content in Drupal 00:32:10
Text Formatting in the Rich Text Editor 00:19:22
Configuring Text Formats and Editors 00:23:49
Managing Menu Links 00:13:44

Video Duration
Managing Users and Permissions 00:21:41

Video Duration
Configuring Basic Site Settings 00:07:17
Configuring Admin Toolbar Shortcuts 00:08:01
Regional Settings and Date Formats 00:06:55
Configuring and Running Cron Tasks 00:11:28
Using the Drupal Admin Reports 00:08:32
Using Other Configuration Pages 00:15:52

Video Duration
Installing Modules 00:19:14
Uninstalling Modules 00:08:48
Creating SEO-Friendly URLs with Pathauto Module 00:15:08
Using the Redirect Module 00:07:33

Video Duration
Customizing the Layout of Your Site with Blocks 00:13:05
Configuring Theme Settings 00:07:16
Installing and Uninstalling Themes 00:13:58

Video Duration
Updating Drupal Core and Contributed Modules 00:14:37

Video Duration
Class Wrap-Up 00:03:54
Wayne Eaker
Wayne Eaker
Drupal Architect, Developer, and Trainer

About Your Instructor

Wayne Eaker is the director and chief developer of Zengenuity. He's a Drupal expert with years of experience building highly-customized Drupal websites. He is also a seasoned trainer, having taught professionals, corporate clients and high school computer science students.


Our Guarantee

Try one of our courses for a week, and if you don't agree that it's the best way to learn Drupal, we'll refund the full price. No questions asked.

$ 98
Per student
  • 5+ Hours of video lessons
  • 4 live webinars with your instructor
  • Permanent access to the recordings of all the lessons and live sessions
  • A development environment for your practice Drupal site
  • Access to an online forum to ask questions of the instructor and discuss with other students

When is this class taught?

Class Start Date

You can start this class any time within 6 months of purchase.

Lesson Videos

This course includes detailed step-by-step lesson videos, available on-demand to watch on your own schedule. These videos are yours forever, so you can come back and watch them any time you need a refresher.

Live Webinars

In addition to the lesson videos you will be able to attend 2 weeks of optional live Q&A webinars with your instructor. In these sessions, you can ask questions, get help with troubleshooting issues, or dive deeper into any topics that interest you. Click here for a list of upcoming Q&A webinar times.

Online Development Environment

We will provide you with 3 weeks of access to an online development environment where you can follow along with the lesson videos without installing anything on your computer.