New Video Class: Speeding Up Your Drupal Site

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Drupal is a fantastic CMS, but it can be slow if the site is complex or on a underpowered server. With Google’s focus on site speed, this is a very important issue.

In this week’s new class, “Speeding Up Your Drupal Site“, Robert helps us get the most out of Drupal’s power without sacrificing performance.

Robert explains the caching power of Drupal, and introduces you to several great modules to help speed up your site.

Outline of the Speeding Up Your Drupal Site Class

  • Introduction
  • What is Caching?
  • Basic Drupal Caching
  • Minimum Cache Lifetime
  • Cache Expiration Control
  • Boost Module
  • Basic Aggregation
  • Advagg Module
  • Advagg Module Part 2
  • Fast 404 Response
  • Notes on Performance
  • Speeding Up Your Drupal Site Quiz

How to Take the Speeding Up Your Drupal Site Class

If you’re already an OSTraining member, you can click here to take the Speeding Up Your Drupal Site class.


  • 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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