Learn from the source.

Our hands-on virtual classroom training will teach you everything you need to know to start building sites with Craft.

Craft Fundamentals

This six-class course will teach you everything you need to know to start building sites with Craft, with hands-on examples and assignments, and access to the instructor between classes for one-on-one assistance.

We will be covering the following topics:

  • Custom fields
  • Sections, entries, global sets, and assets
  • Modular content with Matrix
  • Relating elements together
  • Templating and Twig
  • Front-end user management and entry submission forms
  • Working with multiple environments
  • Multi-lingual sites
  • Deploying Craft

January 21 - February 6, 2014
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 hour each
2pm AEST / 2pm PST / 2pm EST / 2pm GMT

Available Seats

All seats are filled.

Assumed Knowledge

This course assumes you know HTML, and how to set up a local web server with PHP and a MySQL database. No prior experience with Craft is necessary, but Craft must be installed before the class begins.

About the instructor

Ben Parizek is a founding partner of Barrel Strength Design and the curator behind Straight Up Craft, a site dedicated to providing useful resources for the Craft community.

Ben’s been working with Craft since it was in beta. He has launched websites with it, built plugins for it, and led “Dev Day” sessions where developers are invited to join him in peeking under the hood.

With over 9 years of experience in the web industry and 5 years experience in education, Ben has worked as a designer, developer, project manager, consultant, content strategist, and teacher. He has extensive experience with a number of content management systems, including Wordpress, ExpressionEngine, Joomla, Drupal, Ektron, and even a few homebrewed CMSs. He has taught courses on micro and macro economics, presentation design, and content management.