Build Your First Drupal 8 Site in 1 Hour

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Welcome to our complete, free beginner class on building sites with Drupal 8. This class shows you how to create content, uses Views, add contact forms and choose themes.

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In this 10 video class, you'll learn the entire process of building a site in Drupal 8 from creating content and views to managing layouts, themes and contact forms.

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In this video, you'll set up a new Drupal site. You'll fill in your site information, check your status report and fix any warnings before we start our site.

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We're going to plan our site and create the content types. We already have 'Article" and "Basic Page" content types.

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Once you have Drupal 8 content types set up, your next step will be to add content. In this video, we'll start with a simple Article and then a more complex Review.

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In this Drupal 8 video, Robert shows you how to use the Devel module to generate dummy content.

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Now that we've plenty of Drupal content, we need to come up with a way to present and organize our content. We're going to do that with Views, one of the most popular features in Drupal 8.

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In the previous video, we set up some basic Views in our Drupal 8 site. Now we're going to create some more sophisticated views, including lists that we can filter dynamically.

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Once we have our content created in Drupal 8, the next step is to configure sidebar information. For this, we'll use Blocks which are smaller pieces of information or functionality.

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Once we're taken care of our Drupal 8's site's content and views, we're going to turn our attention to the homepage.

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Let's allow people to contact us. By default, Drupal provides us with a contact form. We can use the Contact forms module to create more sophisticated forms.

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WATCH THIS NEXT: Now that you've finished this class, try the next step. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIxrp_YGAks