Master The Drupal : Basics
- Online Tools, Programming, Software development
- 90 (Registered)
This video course will take you from being an amateur to a near-expert when working with Drupal 6.
You will be taught the basics on how to set up, maintain, and monetize your Drupal site through 17 informative videos. After completing this, you can move on to our master The Drupal: 12 Advanced Videos course.
Let’s face it: Learning to use Drupal is hard!
It’s the best thing on the market to use—especially because it’s free, but if you’re like me, I’ve always believed that software or tools are useless if you can’t use them.
I remember it like it was yesterday….The day that I downloaded Drupal. I was so excited—-I knew that I was just minutes away from designing my very own web page with eye-popping designs and a powerful content management system—-That was until I opened the program up.
I was at a complete loss!
I didn’t know the first thing to do….I clicked on a few buttons, but nothing really happened. And then I got the bright idea to flip through the instructions provided……. The only problem there was it was written in total “web design language,” so the instructions were completely worthless to me.
There’s no secret that Drupal is one of the best programs for creating a high-quality web page and content management, but with all of the tools, interfaces, options, and features, it’s a lot to digest, not to mention, virtually impossible to retain, so you can actually use it.
And if you’re like most people, this is the problem that you’re faced with.
But what if I told you that now there’s a way for you to learn and operate your Drupal software like a pro just by zeroing in on functions that you really need to know and bypass all of the technical gibberish that only confuses you?
After this course, You’ll instantly boost your web presence, produce, discuss, and share information & ideas on your very own Drupal-based website that has elegance, class & style…
Whether you’re new to Drupal or an experienced user, with these unique video tutorials that I’ve been telling you about, you’ll be able to simplify the process and create social networking sites, professional content management, and e-commerce sites that make you money 24/7 even while you sleep and more with ease.
This course covers:
- Create and update your content without knowing absolutely nothing about programming
- Easily organize the content of your website using menus, categories, and views
- Use custom content types to increase the speed and consistency of your content creation process
- Have more efficiency publishing and managing the workflow of your website
- Define read and write permissions for multiple groups and users in seconds
Below is all the lessons we teach in this course:
An Introduction To Drupal – Video 1
In video 01 of the Drupal Video series, I will introduce you to and define CMS. Some say Drupal is the best in the CMS arena, but which version of Drupal is right for you? This video will help you decide so don’t skip this one.
Install Drupal The Easy Way – Video 02
In video 02 of the Drupal Video series, I will show you the easy way to install the software. If you can click a mouse and find the keys on your keyboard and click on a few of them, then you can install Drupal in just a few minutes after watching these videos.
Install Drupal The Manual Way – Video 03
Video 03 in the Drupal series will show you how and tell you why you might want to manually install your Drupal software. After watching this video you will be overflowing with confidence in your new found ability to install this awesome program. No worries here, with this step-by-step video.
Basic User Configuration – Video 04
In video 04 of the Drupal Series, you will understand how to create users and assign them various permissions. This will allow them to have access, or zero access to certain places and functions of your website.
Basic Site Configuration – Video 05
In video 05 in the Drupal video series, you will learn how to configure your Drupal Website. When I first hear the words “Configure Your Website” it sounds difficult and time-consuming. Not after watching this video, it won’t be.
Drupal Blocks – Video 06
In Video 06 of the Drupal Video Series, you will get a better understanding of what Blocks are and how they will help organize your Drupal site. You are going to learn how to add, and configure your blocks. One of the many new features in version 6.x is how you are able to move your blocks from one place to another. Watch this video and find out how.
Drupal Modules – Video 07
In this video, we will introduce you to the Drupal Modules.
Modules add tons of additional functionality to your Drupal web sites. We will show what they are, where they are and how to get them to work for you.
Adding A WYSIWYG Module – Video 08
In this video in the Drupal video series you will see how to add a html editor module to your website. You will also learn how to configure it and this applies to adding most any module to your website.
Drupal Reports – Video 09
In video 09 of the Drupal series you will be introduced to the reports section of your website. Sure reports sound boring, but in this video you will see the benefits of the reports section and how it will keep you informed of all the good, the bad and the ugly of what’s going on in your website.
Actions & Triggers – Video 10
In this video we will show you what an action and a trigger are and how they can help simplify your life as a Drupal Website owner and administrator. These two items will automate some of your tasks so you can focus on some of the fun stuff.
Drupal Themes – Video 11
In this video of the Drupal Video Series, you are going to learn all things Themes. Where to find more themes, how to customize your existing themes as well as install, enable and configure a new theme. As an added bonus, I’m going to show you how to customize your own shortcut icon also known as a favicon, and install it into your theme. Lets get to it!
Content Type – Video 12
In this video on Content Type, we will discuss and define the various Content Types. After watching this video you will no longer be confused on what the difference is between a Page and a Story, or a Blog and a Book. Watch & Learn.
Content – Add A Page – Video 13
In this video we will be adding content to our site in the form of a Page. You will learn the difference between a page and other forms of content. This and the other “Content Adding Videos” will get you going in the right direction for making your new Drupal web site ready for the public.
Content – Add A Story – Video 14
In this video of the Drupal Video Series, you will be introduced to the adding Stories section. We will be adding an article to a new parent directory we create as well as adding a video to a different parent directory we create. This video is loaded with details, so you don’t want to miss this one.
Content – Add A Book – Video 15
In video 15 of the Drupal Video Series, we will be talking about the Book Function. You will learn how to create your Book and set it up so that others can contribute to it as well. This and the other Content Adding Videos are crucial to creating a unique Drupal Web site.
Menus – Video 16
In video 16 of the Drupal Video Series, you will be introduced to the Menu function. The Menu is the same as navigation. You will learn how to create and organize the links to the various content created on your site. Don’t allow your Drupal Site to be an unruly mass of content thrown all about – Watch this video!
Taxonomy – Video 17
In this video in the Drupal Video Series we will tackle Taxonomy. We will break the code of confusion surrounding Drupal Taxonomy. You will learn how to use Taxonomy to arrange the clutter on your Drupal site to make it both user and search engine friendly. Watch and learn.
Setting Up The Forum – Video 18
In this video you will be taken by the hand and shown the basics of setting up your own Drupal forum. Your forum will help keep your members informed and it’s the quickest way to create and sustain your own community.
SEO – Video 19
In this video we will cover some tips on making your Drupal site more search engine friendly. The better your sites SEO the better your ranking in the organic search results. This will increase the visitors to your site and this will increase your recurring income. Sounds like a video not to miss.
Customizing The Front Page Part 1 – Video 20
In this video you will learn how to customize your Drupal sites front page so that a different page view can appear depending on who is logging in. This video will show you how to add this massive amount of flexibility and functionality to an otherwise dull and plain front page.
Customizing The Front Page Part 2 – Video 21
In video 21 of the Learning Drupal Video Series, we will finish showing you how to customize your sites front page.
Introduction To Setting Up Your Drupal Membership Site – Video 22
In this video you will be introduced to the process involved in adding membership functionality to your existing Drupal Site. Membership sites are a fantastic way to generate recurring income. If you provide unique and marketable information, why not get paid for it. There are several ways to setup a membership site – here is one of my favorites.
Drupal Roles For Membership Site – Video 23
In this video you will learn a bit more about setting up various roles and permission levels in Drupal to work along side of the aMember script. We have touched on this in a previous video already but here we will take it a bit further for our membership site.
How To Install The aMember Script – Video 24
In this video we will walk you through the process of installing the aMember script. If you are not familiar or comfortable with installing scripts, then this is a must see video. Set your fears aside and watch and learn.
How To Configure aMember – Video 25
In this video you will be taken by the hand and shown the basics of setting up your aMember script. This lays the foundation for everything else to build from and you might be surprised at just how much is covered in this short video.
How To Setup Your Payment Processor – Video 26
This is one of the most important videos in creating your Drupal membership site. Here we walk you through setting up your payment processor. Its simple really, no payment processor – no payment. This video takes all the guesswork out of setting up the payment processor.
How To Create Your aMember Products (Levels Of Membership) – Video 27
In this video you will learn step-by-step how to create an aMembers product. For the purpose of these videos the product will be various levels of memberships like a Bronze, Silver and Gold Levels.
How To Setup Protection For Your Different Products – Video 28
In video 28 in the Drupal Video How-To Series, by showing you how to protect your products you will learn how to provide different levels of content for different levels of membership. It’s so easy a caveman can do it. After watching this video you will be able to add almost instant value to your membership site by being able to add additional levels and charge accordingly.
Test Your Membership Site – Video 29
In this video we will make sure all our t’s are crossed and our i’s are dotted. After you have put everything together it is time to test it all before you go live. You should be the one to find all the glitches and problem pieces…not your customers – This video will show you what to look for.
Master The Drupal : 17 Basic Videos
- An Introduction To Drupal
- Install Drupal The Easy Way
- Install Drupal The Manual Way
- Basic User Configuration
- Basic Site Configuration
- 6. Config Drupal Roles
- Drupal Blocks
- Drupal Modules
- Adding A WYSIWYG Module
- Drupal Reports
- Actions & Triggers
- Drupal Themes
- Content Type
- Content – Add A Page
- Content – Add A Story
- Content – Add A Book
- Setting Up The Forum
- Customizing The Front Page Part 1
- Customizing The Front Page Part 2
- Introduction To Setting Up Your Drupal Membership Site
- Drupal Roles For Membership Site
- How To Install The aMember Script
- How To Configure aMember
- How To Setup Your Payment Processor
- How To Create Your aMember Products (Levels Of Membership)
- How To Setup Protection For Your Different Products
- Test Your Membership Site