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Drupal 8 for Beginners [Video]

Jason Blanda

Explore the power of Drupal 8 and create efficient and fast Drupal 8 applications from scratch
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Video Details

ISBN 139781787122895
Course Length4 hours

Video Description

Drupal 8 brings a lot of groundbreaking changes to its ecosystem, from basic architectural to functional. Understanding these changes is vital to you if you are trying to explore Drupal 8 and become a qualified Drupal 8 professional. This video will help you build your Drupal 8 skill level from ground level up and enable you to create an efficient Drupal 8 application from scratch.

We start with the primary focal points of Drupal 8’s key features and why they matter to you. Next, you’ll learn to get your Drupal 8 installation and customization on the road easily and efficiently, ensuring the necessary repositories and libraries are in your system. Then, you’ll start building your Drupal 8 app, create the application architecture, and use Drupal 8 views and components extensively. You’ll see how to create reusable templates using PHP scripting, use plugins, and develop simple plugins on your own. Toward the end of the video, you’ll also find out how to test, deploy, and monitor your application effectively.

Style and Approach

This video takes a step-by-step, practical, tutorial-style approach. Each chapter will help you to build up your skill level and enable you to become an efficient Drupal 8 professional.

Table of Contents

Getting Started with Drupal 8
The Course Overview
What’s New
Installing MAMP
Downloading Drupal 8
Setting Up the Database
Installing Drupal 8
It’s Alive
Building a Foundation
Content Types in Drupal 8
Extending Your Reach with Modules
Using Blocks with Drupal 8
Creating Contact Forms
Understanding Views
Setting up a View
Working with Contextual Filters
Sending it Out with REST-First
Working with Drupal 8 Themes
Downloading a Theme
Custom Theming Part 1 Info File
Custom Theming Part 2 Files and Folder Structure
Custom Theming Part 3 Template Overriding
Going Public: Launching Your New Website
Roles and Permissions
Database Transfer
File Transfer
Updates and Reports
Module Updates
Managing Core Updates
Reading the Reports
Building a Simple Website
Setting up the Content Types
Creating Roles
Creating Our News Feed Views
Creating an RSS View Feed
Creating a Recent News Block
Adding a Contact Form
Setting Up a REST API
Building Custom Modules
Naming and Placing your Extension
Creating a Composer File
Creating the Info File
Adding Functionality
Understanding Additional Files

What You Will Learn

  • Discover how to create complex websites quickly
  • Find out how to use the building blocks of Drupal 8
  • Work with the powerful Views module
  • Manage site users and permissions
  • Explore the world of various views and components in Drupal 8
  • Understand the process of making reusable templates
  • Use different plugins and create your own plugins
  • Understand how to test, deploy and monitor your application

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Table of Contents

Getting Started with Drupal 8
The Course Overview
What’s New
Installing MAMP
Downloading Drupal 8
Setting Up the Database
Installing Drupal 8
It’s Alive
Building a Foundation
Content Types in Drupal 8
Extending Your Reach with Modules
Using Blocks with Drupal 8
Creating Contact Forms
Understanding Views
Setting up a View
Working with Contextual Filters
Sending it Out with REST-First
Working with Drupal 8 Themes
Downloading a Theme
Custom Theming Part 1 Info File
Custom Theming Part 2 Files and Folder Structure
Custom Theming Part 3 Template Overriding
Going Public: Launching Your New Website
Roles and Permissions
Database Transfer
File Transfer
Updates and Reports
Module Updates
Managing Core Updates
Reading the Reports
Building a Simple Website
Setting up the Content Types
Creating Roles
Creating Our News Feed Views
Creating an RSS View Feed
Creating a Recent News Block
Adding a Contact Form
Setting Up a REST API
Building Custom Modules
Naming and Placing your Extension
Creating a Composer File
Creating the Info File
Adding Functionality
Understanding Additional Files

Video Details

ISBN 139781787122895
Course Length4 hours
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