Django CMS for Developers Training Course

Overview

Django CMS is an increasingly popular open source content management system. It is an add-on to the Python web framework, Django.

This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at developers who wish to customize and extend a Python-based enterprise-grade CMS (content management system).

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Set up the necessary development environment to start developing.
  • Create custom page templates and plugins.
  • Link¬†functionality from another application with a DJango system.
  • Send and receive data to and from external systems using Django’s REST API
  • Integrate an entire Django web application with a Django CMS website.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.

Requirements

  • Python programming experience

Audience

  • Developers

Course Outline

Introduction

Overview of Django CMS

Preparing the Development Environment

Installing and Configuring Django CMS

Creating a Sample Website

Defining the Structure of a Page Using Page Templates

Configuring Fields to Render User-Editable Content Using Placeholders

Working with Plugins

Creating a Custom Plugin

Understanding Application Hooks (apphooks)

Integrating an Existing Django Application into Django CMS System

Sharing Data Using the Django REST Framework API

Testing the Application

Debugging the Application

Securing Django CMS

Deploying a Full-Fledged Django CMS Site

Troubleshooting

Summary and Conclusion

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