Beginning Drupal for Non-Developers

Cassandra Wolff (Softlayer an IBM Company)
Business, PHP
Location: D139/140
Average rating: *****
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Slides:   1-PPTX 

Many businesses exhaust countless resources on custom solutions for their business presence on the web, majority of which haven’t discovered an open-source solution called Drupal that would allow them extended creative freedom while providing functional solutions for their needs. In this 40-minute session, I’d like to discuss the basic business needs in several use-case scenarios that would demonstrate the flexibility of this open-source platform. Some of the topics I’ll be covering are:

  • Basic installation and configuration
  • Theme and module installation
  • Content administration
  • The Must-Have Modules that no website can go without
  • The Nice-to-Have Modules that expand functionality for a more thorough experience
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Cassandra Wolff

Softlayer an IBM Company

Cassandra Wolff specializes in LAMP and open-source technologies, such as Drupal, Joomla, Wordpress and PHPBB. With over eleven years of experience as an Web Engineer and Community Director, she has lead many reputable projects, such as Movieset Inc, which made their smashing debut at the Cannes Film Festival in 2008 and was named in the Top 100 on OnHollywood and the construction of the official Billy Blanks (Tae Bo) community and commerce as well as contributed to the overwhelming success of the Pixar Inc. community (pre-Disney merge). She has currently settled down with a career with Softlayer Technologies Inc. as a Software Engineer.

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