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CMS & Developer Training

If the missing link in your SilverStripe experience is knowledge, we offer courses to help you reach new heights.

From beginners to advanced users, our in-house experts are here to help you get the most value out of SilverStripe. Whether you’re a website administrator, content editor, or developer—courses are available to get you up to speed quickly or dive deeper into SilverStripe’s features.

CMS Training

SilverStripe CMS empowers teams to easily manage their web content and provides the flexibility to control a website’s appearance without technical knowledge. Diving deeper into the CMS unlocks new tools for more advanced usability and design flexibility.

Our CMS Training is designed to provide website administrators and content editors with foundation skills to get the most out of SilverStripe CMS, with three levels for beginners, advanced users, and teams.

 

Who is this training for?

For users who are new to working with SilverStripe CMS and want to start from the beginning.

Training focus

Focuses on SilverStripe CMS basics including how to navigate the CMS and manage content.

Prerequisites

None

Cost

$500 + GST per person

Duration

Up to 3 hours

Dates

13 November 2018 (Wellington)
27 November 2018 (Auckland)
12 February 2019 (Wellington)
6 March 2019 (Auckland) 
16 April 2019 (Wellington)
11 June 2019 (Wellington)

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Who is this training for?

For users already working with SilverStripe CMS who feel reasonably confident in their ability to navigate the basic features and are looking to unlock more advanced features.

Training focus

Builds on users’ existing knowledge of SilverStripe CMS with a focus on workflows, taxonomies, managing content across multiple sites, and more.

Prerequisites

Some experience using SilverStripe CMS. 

Cost

$750 + GST per person

Duration

Up to 3 hours

Dates

13 November 2018 (Wellington)
27 November 2018 (Auckland)
12 February 2019 (Wellington)
6 March 2019 (Auckland) 
16 April 2019 (Wellington)
11 June 2019 (Wellington)

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Who is this training for?

As CMS setup is unique to each installation, Team Training provides a tailored solution for users from a single company.

Training focus

Explores your company's unique setup and covers the features that will maximise team efficiency working with the CMS.

Prerequisites

Company using a single installation of SilverStripe. 

Cost

$2,000 + GST per group

Duration

Up to 3 hours

Dates

13 November 2018 (Wellington)
27 November 2018 (Auckland)
12 February 2019 (Wellington)
6 March 2019 (Auckland) 
16 April 2019 (Wellington)
11 June 2019 (Wellington)

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SilverStripe Developer Training

Developing websites in SilverStripe is an exciting journey. While SilverStripe is an Open Source product, we’re committed to supporting the SilverStripe Developer Community by providing opportunities to upskill.

We provide three levels of Developer Training to deliver specific learning outcomes, covering introductory, intermediate, and advanced skill levels.

 

 

Level

Introductory

Who is this training for?

Developers seeking an introduction to the basic concepts of working with SilverStripe CMS.

Training focus

Highlights best practices, shares a practical vocabulary, and provides knowledge to aid further learning about SilverStripe CMS and Framework.

Specific learning outcomes

  • Set up a SilverStripe development environment
  • Install SilverStripe and modules from the composer
  • Create behaviour driven page types and templates 
  • Customise the CMS user interface
  • Work with data-driven content

Prerequisites

Web development experience. Building a SilverStripe site involves PHP code, HTML templates, JavaScript, and CSS. Participants don’t need to be expert developers but should know the difference between an ‘if block’ and a ‘for loop’.

Moderate familiarity with PHP. While we do briefly recap basic language structures, we do not provide PHP training.

Cost

$1,000 + GST per person

Duration

Up to 8 hours

Dates

23 October 2018 (Wellington)  
20 November 2018 (Auckland)
22 January 2019 (Wellington)
20 February 2019 (Auckland)
10 April 2019 (Wellington)

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Level

Intermediate

Who is this training for?

Developers already working with SilverStripe CMS who are seeking to build on their existing skills.

Training focus

Provides an in-depth exploration of SilverStripe website customisations.

Specific learning outcomes

  • Build your own modules
  • Use forms
  • Customise templates

Prerequisites

Web development experience. Building a SilverStripe site involves PHP code, HTML templates, JavaScript, and CSS. Participants don’t need to be expert developers but should know the difference between an ‘if block’ and a ‘for loop’.

Moderate familiarity with PHP. While we do briefly recap basic language structures, we do not provide PHP training.

Cost

$500 + GST per person

Duration

Up to 3 hours

Dates

28 November 2018 (Wellington)
21 February 2019 (Auckland)
12 March 2019 (Wellington)

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Level

Advanced

Who is this training for?

Experienced SilverStripe Developers.

Training focus

Focuses on specific areas of code development and teaches participants to optimise those areas.

Training available in:

  • Performance
  • Security
  • Caching
  • Testing
  • GraphQL and API

Prerequisites

Competent and confident in PHP code, HTML templates, JavaScript, and CSS.

Cost

$750 + GST per person per MasterClass

Duration

Up to 3 hours

Dates

On enquiry

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