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Drupal Installation from Scratch using Docker (Workshop for beginners)

Workshops are limited to 30 participants. Please add your name to the attendees list.

This is a quickstart workshop for all new to Drupal, that would like to have an hands-on, on the details necessary, to have a Drupal 8 site running locally or in the cloud, within a few minutes.
While we advise to use a Linux computer for this workshop, you will still be able to have Drupal 8 running locally on Windows or Mac, using docker, by the end of this session.

What we will go over in Part I:

  • The web server setup with a database and PHP on a Linux server
  • How to get the code to install and run Drupal 8
  • Installing with composer or drush
  • Creating a database
  • Configuring the web server and PHP to work together
  • Running the installer

Hands on Part II:

Bonus Steps (Drupal Overview):

  • The Content Structure
  • The Content Edition
  • Layout and display management (blocks + menu + views)
  • Roles + Permissions + Users

Pre-requisites (mandatory):

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