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drupalcon-portlandAre you looking for a good excuse to get out of the office, head somewhere interesting and learn some new skills?

DrupalCon Portland is in May, and you should come with us.

DrupalCon Portland is going to be one full week of Drupal with sessions, business events, training and some hiking in the Cascade Mountains.

We're delighted to have been chosen to hold training for DrupalCon again.

Our training is called the Absolute Beginners Guide to Drupal.

Introducing our DrupalCon Portland class

This class really is aimed at absolute Drupal beginners.

We designed the class to get you up to speed with Drupal before DrupalCon.

You'll learn all of the key concepts you need to understand, navigate and use a Drupal site.

You'll learn how to build a Drupal 7 site, from content and user organization, to working with modules and themes.

Get the first copies of Drupal 7 Explained

drupal 7  explainedJoomla Explained is the best selling and best reviewed Joomla book.

We've taken the same successful approach from that book and used it to write Drupal 7 Explained.

The book is based on our live Drupal classes and is due to launch at DrupalCon Portland. If you come to our training, you'll get one of the very first copies of Drupal 7 Explained.

Our DrupalCon class syllabus

  • Part 1: Introduction to Drupal: What? Who? When? Why?
  • Part 2: Installing Drupal
  • Part 3: Navigating the Drupal interface
  • Part 4: Understanding Drupal content
  • Part 5: Managing Drupal content using content types
  • Part 6: Adding data fields to Drupal content
  • Part 7: Choosing and configuring modules
  • Part 8: Choosing and configuring themes
  • Part 9: Configuring and working with Drupal user permissions

Every attendee gets 7 benefits

  1. Live training: Practical, hands-on training from our experienced Drupal teachers
  2. Book: A copy of Drupal 7 Explained, a 400+ page book version of the class
  3. Cheat sheet: All the key information from the class in one useful guide
  4. Support: Six months of forum support with same-day answers to your questions
  5. Videos: Six months of access to our online Drupal training and support
  6. Completion certificate: A personalized completion certificate
  7. T-shirt: A unique and beautiful OSTraining t-shirt

How to sign up

You can sign up for the class via the DrupalCon Portland site.

We hope to see you in Portland!


About the author

Steve is the founder of OSTraining. Originally from the UK, he now lives in Sarasota in the USA. Steve's work straddles the line between teaching and web development.