New Video Class: Drupal 8 Beginner

Drupal 8 Beginner

This week’s new video class is “Drupal 8 Beginner“.

This class teaches you all of the essential concepts and knowledge you need to get started with Drupal 8.

The Drupal 8 Beginner class is over 60 videos long and is a truly useful and comprehensive place to get started with Drupal 8.

This class is aimed at people who are completely new to Drupal. You don’t need to have any experience or know any coding.

Outline of the Drupal 8 Beginner Class


  • Introduction to the Course
  • Introduction to Drupal
  • Why Choose Drupal?
  • What You Need For This Course
  • Installing Dev Desktop
  • Installation at a Webhost


  • Navigating a Fresh Installation
  • Navigating Drupal – Content
  • Navigating Drupal – Structure
  • Navigating Drupal – Appearance
  • Navigating Drupal – Extend
  • Navigating Drupal – Configuration
  • Navigating Drupal – People
  • Navigating Drupal – Reports


  • Introduction to Content Types
  • Creating an Article
  • Creating a Basic Page
  • Inline Editing
  • Using CKEditor
  • Configuring CKEditor
  • Creating a New Content Type
  • Adding Basic Fields – Events
  • Creating User Group Content Type
  • Adding User Groups Fields
  • Entity Reference
  • Introduction to Taxonomy
  • Adding a Taxonomy
  • Drupal 8 Beginner Quiz 1


  • Creating Content
  • Managing Content
  • Revisions
  • Creating content with Devel
  • Introduction to Displays
  • Managing The Full Content Display
  • Managing The Teaser Display


  • Introduction to Views
  • A Page with Teasers
  • A Simple Block View
  • A Table of Fields
  • Image Styles
  • A Photo Gallery


  • Introduction to Modules
  • The Book Module
  • The Forum Module
  • The Telephone Module
  • Finding and Evaluating Modules


  • Introduction to Layout
  • Block Configuration and Permissions
  • Removing and Re-ording Blocks
  • Menu Management
  • Introduction to Themes
  • Finding Themes
  • Installing a Basic Theme
  • Installing an Advanced Theme
  • Drupal 8 Beginner Quiz 2


  • People Management
  • Setting Up the “Summer Intern”


  • Reports Menu
  • Updating Drupal
  • Updating Modules and Themes
  • & the Community
  • The Drupal Association
  • Final Thoughts


  • Rod Martin

    Rod holds two masters degrees and has been training people how to do "things" for over 25 years. Originally from Australia, he grew up in Canada and now resides just outside Cincinnati, Ohio. He has worked in both the non-profit and for-profit worlds, in small companies and large corporations. His extensive open source experience includes WordPress, Joomla and Drupal and he really knows how to help you get the most out of the system you chose. Rod plays ice hockey a couple of times a week and rides his Goldwing motorcycle pretty much everywhere he can.

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