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Web and Accessibility Workgroup

Drupal User Group May Meeting

May 25, 2016
9:00 am - 11:00 am
The NYS Forum
24 Aviation Road, Suite 206, Albany New York

Webex available for this event

Presentation Overview

We have two topics for this month's meeting. We'll start out at the Drupal Beginners Corner, which may turn out to be a fully featured corner, from beginners on up. Ending with a great introduction into Drupal 8 theming. As always, bring your questions, and we'll bring our answers.

Featured Presenters:

Jeff Girault, Technical Lead, Office of the NYS Comptroller
Drupal Beginners Corner
Get back to basics with Drupal. Jeff will guide you through logging into your new Drupal site through managing content types, all the way to regular maintenance items. It'll be a whirlwind tour of Drupal.

Meredith Case, Designer/Developer, NYS ITS WebNY
Intro to Drupal 8 Theming
  • Out of the box workflows
  • How is D8 theming different than D7?
  • What is Twig?
  • What core themes come with D8? And what is the state of contributed themes?
  • How would I build my own theme?
We'll make sure to take a look at what tools you'll when you dive into Drupal 8 theming, including the magic of Twig debug.