All the Drupal 8 Site Management Classes
Watch these videos and you'll learn how to manage your Drupal 8 site. These classes show you how to update, backup, move and speed up your site.
As with any content management system on the web, having a good backup is essential! In this class, Robert walks you through backing up your Drupal 8 site manually from a web host. Robert's approach will ensure a good backup every time.
This class covers everything from user permissions and text formats to file permissions and errors. We also recommend several highly useful modules to protect your Drupal 8 sites.
In this class, we show you how to migrate a Drupal site to a new location, and ensure that everything works smoothly after the move.
In this class, Robert demonstrates how to properly update Drupal 8. Since there is no one-click update for Drupal core, it's essential that anyone who manages a Drupal site learn to make the updates with confidence.
Drupal be slow if your site is complex or hosted on an under-powered server. In this class, Robert helps you understand how to speed up your Drupal sites. You'll learn about caching, aggregation, image optimization and more.
In this class, we provide you with a comprehensive list of ways for optimizing your Drupal site. You'll learn how to set up Clean URLs, Google Analytics, metadata, sitemaps and much more.
Paragraphs is an increasingly popular module for handling content in Drupal 8. Paragraphs works in a similar way to content fields, but also provides a wide range of options for the design, layout and grouping of your content.
The media manager in Drupal is finally in core! For years, managing media outside the standard image field required multiple contributed modules. As of Drupal 8.8 (released December 2019), the media module is ready to be used full-time. In this class we'll cover everything you need to know to implement this "new" feature.
Out of the box, Drupal doesn't support restricting content in a sub-set of your site. The Group module allows you to create arbitrary collections of your content and users on your site and grant access control permissions on those collections. The Drupal 8 Group module replaces the Drupal 7 Organic Group Module.