Drupal For Beginners


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OVERVIEW

Everyone has to start somewhere. This section is for you, if you have little to no experience website building and website development. We recommend starting with an existing site before migrating into DIT Drupal Hosting environment. If you have any questions on how to get started, please contact us at drupal@umd.edu.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Drupal is a content management system which allows you to create and maintain many different types of websites without needing to know any coding languages. Below are links to articles to assist you with planning your drupal site.

SITE PLANNING

Learn about 3 steps for a planning a Drupal site. This section is for you, if you have:
Site Building Knowledge
( 0 - 2 years)
Web Development Skills
( 0 - 2 years)

Drupal Site Planning

DRUPAL vs. STANDARD SITE BUILDING

Understanding the "Drupal Way" of building a site.

This section is for you, if you have:

Site Building Knowledge
( 0 - 2 years)
Web Development Skills
( 0 - 2 years)

Drupal vs. Standard Site Building

DEFINING DRUPAL

Basic Drupal vocabulary

This section is for you, if you have:

Site Building Knowledge
( 0 - 2 years)
Web Development Skills
( 0 - 2 years)

Defining Drupal