Drupal Media Sessions

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Lessons, sessions, workshops, and other events that advance and promote the Drupal Media Initiative.

Sessions

Would you like to lead a session? Submit it here and reference it below.

Session ideas

Cover concepts such as module set-up, to intermediate techniques such as creating views, to advanced methods such as writing jQuery and custom modules.

Media File Streams

Images

  • Image or Image Field?
  • Inline images, galleries, teaser thumbnails
  • Scaling & cropping on the fly
  • Styling Views, drop-shadows, and more
  • jCarousel Slide Shows

Video

Audio

  • What player to use?
  • Embedding audio clips
  • Playlist creation
  • Creating embed code & more

Industry specific case studies and showcases

Musicians

  • Showcase Drupal websites from small personal sites through to large band sites.
  • What features that are useful for musicians?
  • What makes up a good album/track page - explore the various options we have to build an album page with the ability to play individual tracks as well as the complete album/playlist.
  • Options on displaying media (Video, Photos, Audio)
  • Create a custom user profile for musicians

Podcasting and radio

  • Showcase Drupal websites from individual podcasters to radio stations
  • What features that are useful for podcasters, DJs, and radio stations?
  • Options on displaying media (Video, Photos, Audio)
  • Create a custom user profile for podcasters

Filmmakers/vloggers

  • Showcase Drupal websites from individual vloggers to video sharing communities
  • What features are useful for filmmakers and vloggers?
  • Options for displaying video (playlists, galleries, embedding)
  • How to build a site like Youtube on Drupal
  • Create a custom user profile for vloggers and filmmakers

Photographers/visual artists

  • Showcase Drupal websites from individual photographers to photo sharing services
  • What features are useful for photographers?
  • Options for displaying photo galleries
  • How to build a site like Flickr on Drupal
  • Create a custom user profile for photographers