Building Social Networking Application in Drupal Training Course

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Duration Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Basic Drupal User Knowledge

Overview Overview

This course helps people to build Social Networking software using Drupal as a framework. The course has been created for Drupal users, developers, project managers, directors and anyone who is interested in Drupal and Drupal modules related to Social Networking. This course starts by explaining module functionality and then works through Drupal limitations and alternative solutions.

Course Outline Course Outline

Social Networking in Drupal Overview

  • Drupal as a Social Networking platform
  • Open Source and Commercial solutions

User Profiles

  • Modules related to user profiles and their extensions
  • Profile Counters and Recent Visitors
  • Commenting on user profile
  • Keeping fields private or visible only to friends or certain groups
  • User registration process
  • Terms and Conditions

Images and Photo Galleries

  • Resizing, cropping
  • Galleries


  • Core forum module and its limitations
  • Form module alternatives
  • Subforum, locking threads and permissions
  • Forum performance


  • Solutions
  • Friend's reciprocation


  • Organic Groups functionality
  • Organic Groups access and moderators


  • Repeat events
  • Calendar
  • Celndar exports and invitations

Search Facility

  • Faceted Search


  • Moderation
  • Content Rating and Voting
  • Tags
  • Feedback and Contact forms
  • Sending emails to users
  • WYSIWG Editors
  • Dash Board and User Sites
  • Blog module and alternatives

Guaranteed to run even with a single delegate!
Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From 3700EUR
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From 2800EUR
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 3700EUR 2800EUR
2 2235EUR 1735EUR
3 1747EUR 1380EUR
4 1503EUR 1203EUR
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