This manual is aimed at developers familiar with Drupal and/or other web content management systems (CMSs) who want to build or extend a GovCMS SaaS website. You should have skills in basic HTML, CSS, some Twig and basic PHP.
Extend default functionality in GovCMS to meet advanced functional requirements
Show best practices for GovCMS site building
Configure both controlled vocabularies and free tagging with Taxonomy
Manage navigation through the GovCMS menu system
Use URL path configuration to improve your site’s search
Configure automatically generated images and thumbnails
Create advanced listings of content
Maintain a secure and well-performing website
This manual also includes challenge exercises, which are designed for those who have additional time or who want to know more about a particular feature.
Contributing & Feedback
We’re continually working on improving these documents with community input and we appreciate any feedback, whether it's helping to contribute to further documentation or code, grammar issues, or simply a suggestion or improvement! Please refer to the Contributing guide for more guidance on this topic.
This manual has been created for the GovCMS Site Builder course. The manual uses a combination of content from drupal.org, adapted content from drupal.org and content we’ve written specifically for the GovCMS Site Builder course. Re-used and adapted content is in accordance with the Creative Commons License, Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 (CC BY-SA 2.0).