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Drupal 8 Site Building

Learn how to build powerful and flexible websites using Drupal 8

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Drupal is a powerful CMS and can be used to create all sorts of websites. What makes it unique is how it’s built and customized.

When building websites using other CMSs, if you need some specific functionality, let’s say a business directory portal, you’ll often find a plugin which implements the functionality end-to-end. But if you want to modify something often these plugins, in other CMSs, they are difficult to customize.

Drupal does things differently.

Instead of offering a packaged business directory you’ll build the functionality yourself piece by piece. Similar to how you build something using Lego blocks.

Building the functionality yourself is favorable because you get exactly what you want; nothing more, nothing less. It means you can implement custom business requirements much easier.

Building things from scratch means you have to understand the fundamental parts of Drupal. You’ll need to know how content is stored, rendered and displayed in lists or blocks.

If you don’t have this basic understanding you’ll hit a roadblock very quickly.

You need to have a fundamental understanding of Drupal

Not having a proper understanding of Drupal’s fundamental system can really hurt a project.

Let’s say a client wants to use Drupal and at the beginning of the project you provide a proposal and estimate. If you’re not experienced with Drupal, and try to estimate, then your final estimate could be way off, which could hurt you financially.

If you’ve inherited a site which was built by inexperienced site builders then maintaining it will be difficult because functionality wasn’t built to Drupal’s best practices.

Bottom line, it’ll cost you time and money.

Learn how to build Drupal sites using best practices

This course will give you a solid understanding of Drupal’s key systems.

By the end, you would’ve built a fully functional site and you’ll have the knowledge to customize till your heart's content.

The skills you learn here will help you estimate and write proposals for any Drupal project because you understand the key systems.


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Ivan Zugec
Ivan Zugec

Ivan is the founder of WebWash and spends most of his time consulting and writing about Drupal. He's been working with Drupal for 9 years and has successfully completed several large Drupal projects in Australia.


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When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Is the course really for free?
Yes you can enroll into this course for free. No strings attached.

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