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Free Drupal 8 Training and Install Workshop (Global Training Days)

  • Sep 9, 2016 · 12:00 PM
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What is Drupal? Where did Drupal come from? How can Drupal help you?

The Chicago Drupal Meet Up Group has been hosting free training events since 2006 and starting in 2013 we have been syncing these events with Global Training Days around the world. Not only will you be learning Drupal, but so will hundreds of people around the world. More info @

Limited spaces are available to participate and learn the basics of Drupal 8 together in a group format.

Jump into the driver seat with our hands on experience known as the "Drupal Test Drive". Not only will we cover an introduction to Drupal, you will also:

• Be given a free temporary Drupal website.

• Learn how to create and edit content.

• Utilize open source modules to extend functionality of your website.

• Add users and manage groups with permissions.

• Plus your temporary website is available on the Internet to play with after the workshop.

Estimated Agenda (Friday September 9th[masked]am-4pm):
11:00 - Doors Open
11:30 - Arrival and Introductions
12:00 - Meetup Starts "Hello Drupal 8!"
12:15 - Drupal History and Vocabulary
12:45 - Install Drupal 8
13:00 - Site Building Basics
13:30 - Break / Questions
14:00 - Modules and More
15:00 - Design? Themes? CSS?
15:30 - Questions, Answers, Closing/Wrap Up
16:00 - Meetup Ends

If you plan to take advantage of a Drupal Test Drive, please notify us when RSVPing. Your development environment will be configured ahead of time. Laptops are required to fully experience the "Drupal Test Drive".

If you have installed Drupal in the past, please leave room for new users.  Event is free, but please read all of the details in registration as we will follow up with a phone call to confirm attendance and provide venue details.

All meetups will be in traditional CDMUG fashion. No dress code, relaxed attitudes, open ideas, laptop encouraged, remember business cards, and we may go for coffee afterwards.

Beverages, snacks, venue, and training are sponsored by

Contact us if you have any questions, if you're interested in presenting, have ideas for the group, or have any type of feedback - or follow us on twitter @

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Can someone confirm to me that this training actually took place? For folks interested in Drupal, please join the active Drupal meetup group: We have meetups once or twice a month and are actually meeting tomorrow!

    September 12

    • Matthew L.

      This specific meeting took place virtually. We lost our venue at last second. If any companies or venues are available to host our next Global Training Day on Friday December 2nd, please contact me.

      September 12

  • Nancy G.

    Can someone please email me the meetup location at [masked] and let me know here? Thank you

    September 9

  • Nancy G.

    How do I find out where this meeting is being held today ??

    September 9

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