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Drupal 7 best training with custom module development

Malleshpalya, Bangalore


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About the Course

Why Choose Drupal?

Use Drupal to build everything from personal blogs to enterprise applications. Thousands of add-on modules and designs let you build any site you can imagine.

Topics Covered

Syllabus Covered Drupal 6 & 7
Installing Drupal
Installing new modules and themes
Installing Drupal
Installing new modules and themes

Drupal Administration
• What is a CMS? What is a social site/network?
• Looking at a basic Drupal page – what does it include? (header, blocks, links, comments....)

Basic Site configuration

• site-information
• Date and time
• Files uploads
• clean-urls
• site maintenance
• input formats

Themes (concepts, switching)


• content submission
• creating new content types with CCK
• CCK add-ons and field types
• WYSIWYG in Drupal (currently teaching TinyMCE integration)
• Taxonomy
• Views
• working with media – images, audio, video
• searching for content
• Comments

Users administration

• creating roles
• registration
• editing users' details and blocking users


• What if you need custom storage?
• adding a table to Drupal's DB
• using the .install file for installation and updating

Forms API

• FAPI, uugggh another acronym don't be scared FAPI is good
• Why use an API? writing forms HTML is really easy!
• A simple form
• validating the form
• submitting the form
• hook_form_alter() hooks for forms! WOW, can you feel the power!?!

Custom nodes

• How to create a custom node
• Why not just use CCK? A comparison
• A node module's tacklebox hook_load, hook_update, hook_delete, etc.

Site's structure
• Modules (choose, download, install, configure)
• Access Control
• Menus
• Blocks

Drupal modules development (EXTRA)

• Introduction:
• How is Drupal built?
• What is "Core"
• Drupal's folder structure and why its important.
• The ever important sites folder
• /modules, sites/all/modules, sites/
• Which one is used? How do you know?
• Drupal's module weighting and selection process
• basic structure of a module - .module, .info, .install files

Tools and Rules

• Drupal coding standards
• demonstration of and the API module
• writing secure code
• Tricks of the trade
• Devel and coder module


• We fishing or writing code?
• Overview of what a hook is
• Demonstration of a hook
• Simple module implementing hook_nodeapi and drupal_set_message($op).
• naming conventions
• introduction to few important hooks: init, menu, nodeapi, block, user
• How to create your own hooks for other modules

• the theme_ function and when to use
• print vs. return

Who should attend

All freshers or working / non working experienced professional


Should have basic computer operate knowledge.

What you need to bring

Note book with pen

Key Takeaways

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Course Id: 17421