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Drupal Gardens Essential Training


Provider
lynda.com

Price
Subscription

Type
Personal Development

Instructor
Tom Geller

Categories
Web Technologies, Web Technologies

Duration
6h 6m

Format
Video

Language
English

Description
Author Tom Geller demonstrates how to create and publish a complete web site with the powerful tools in Acquia's hosted service, Drupal Gardens. The course shows how to leverage the pre-built page layouts and add custom styling using the ThemeBuilder tool; integrate rich site features, such as surveys, user ratings, and media galleries; and push content to Twitter and Facebook. The course also covers transitioning from a Drupal Gardens site to a self-hosted Drupal site. Exercise files are included with the course. Topics include: Creating and managing content and content types Embedding videos and other media Publishing and subscribing to RSS feeds Setting up blocks, banners, menus, and forms Allowing users to rate content Managing comments and spam Tracking site usage Collecting feedback with web forms Duplicating and deleting sites Adding custom domains Changing the site's main logo and favicon Adding visual effects with JavaScript libraries