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The UMD Drupal Users Group connects members of the university community who use the Drupal content management system to meet their web-related needs.

We meet at noon on the first Wednesday of each month in 0118 Symons Hall.

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Drupal User Group Monthly Meeting

We'll be hosting a planning session for Drupalcon Austin
Time: 
Wed, May 7th 12:00 pm

Drupalcon Austin is one month away! For those of you that are not aware, Drupalcon is an annual conference hosted by the non-profit Drupal Association. It’s a great chance to learn more about new features and trends relating to Drupal and web development in general. There are a lot of higher education people from across the country that attend, which gives us a unique opportunity to see how other universities are using Drupal. Regular ticket pricing is in effect until tomorrow, May 2.

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Are you ready for DrupalCon?

This year, DrupalCon will be held in Austin on June 2-6.

Early-bird registration ends this Friday, so if you plan to attend, register now!

Our next Drupal Users Group meeting will be a DrupalCon planning meeting on May 7 (because we had no new topics to discuss, we won't be meeting this month).

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Drupal Users Group planning meeting and discussion

Suggest topics for future meetings and discuss your Drupal questions.
Time: 
Wed, Mar 5th 12:00 pm

Be sure to mark your calendars for the Drupal Users Group meeting next Wednesday, March 5, as this is the meeting to get your voice heard!

We’ll be brainstorming topics for our upcoming meetings and we need your ideas. What topics interest you? What would you like to learn about with the group? Do you have any experiences or expertise you’d be willing to share? Bring your ideas to the meeting, or if you want, add them any time to the Future Meeting Ideas discussion thread on the DUG website.

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Drupal User Group Monthly Meeting

Thinking about updating your Drupal site in the near future? The Migrate module might help. Hear Brock Fanning, ARHU, walk-through how to use it.
Time: 
Wed, Feb 5th 12:00 pm

Brock Fanning, ARHU Drupal developer, will lead a discussion and walk-through of the Migrate module for Drupal 7. Topics will include:
- how to import content from any source
- how to use Migrate to upgrade your Drupal 6 site
- how to use Migrate to import feeds
- Drupal 8: Migrate in core

This session will include demonstrations of writing object-oriented PHP code, and using Drush to control the migrations. It will also include less technical discussion of what is possible with Migrate, and when/why you should use it.

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Drupal User Group Monthly Meeting

Check our the new University of Maryland web wrap. Provide input to the designers on a Drupal theme.
Time: 
Wed, Jan 8th 12:00 pm

Carl Brice, the Director of Web Services at LMD Agency, will be coming to our next Drupal Users Group meeting to discuss the design and implementation options for the theme. Provide input now and make your job easier when you decide to update your theme to the new look. So come next Wednesday to catch a sneak preview of the University of Maryland’s web wrapper.

Our next meeting is Wednesday January 8th at 12pm in Symons Hall Room 0118.

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Drupal User Group Monthly Meeting

Have questions about personal/professional websites for your faculty? Well you should attend this meeting
Time: 
Wed, Dec 4th 12:00 pm

We’re having our monthly Drupal Users Group Meeting at Symons Hall 0118 on Wednesday, December 4 at 12:00pm. Come hear Michael Mazzotta of the Robert H. Smith School of Business discuss OpenScholar. OpenScholar is an open source web site building and content management tool intended for faculty and other academic scholars. It enables the creation and management of multiple web sites upon a single Drupal installation.

Have questions about personal/professional websites for your faculty? Well you should attend this meeting.

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Drupal User Group Monthly Meeting

Collaborative problem solving - Part 2
Time: 
Wed, Nov 6th 12:00 pm

Michael Mazzotta of the Robert H. Smith School of Business will be doing this month's Show and Tell. He will be discussing how the Smith School uses Aegir for its new Drupal website. Aegir is a system, that allows users to administer multiple Drupal sites across one or more servers, through a Drupal based administration front end.

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Drupal User Group Monthly Meeting

Collaborative problem solving
Time: 
Wed, Oct 2nd 12:00 pm

Got a tricky problem on your Drupal Website? Have a Drupal mystery you want to pose to the group? You’re in luck, because this month’s Drupal User Group meeting will be an open problem-solving / Q&A / group discussion session.

Bring your questions and the rest of the group will bring the answers! Or at least a lively discussion.

If you do plan on asking a question, please RSVP and also email me to let me know, so we can budget time for all the questions. If you don’t plan on asking a question, RSVP and join us to grab a free snack and share your knowledge.

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UMD Drupal Users Group Monthly Meeting - Symons 0118

Sean Gamber and Rohan Oswal from Acquia will be joining us to provide more information about Acquia's Cloud Hosting
Time: 
Wed, Sep 11th 12:00 pm

Do you have or are you interested in setting up a Drupal website for your department? You may be interesting in seeing what hosting options are available. Sean Gamber and Rohan Oswal from Acquia will be joining us to discuss the benefits of hosting your Drupal sites on the Acquia Cloud. Some members of our Drupal Users Group attended last month’s Drupal Government Days conference and were pretty impressed with the features that Acquia offers. We thought it would be a good idea for Sean and Rohan to present their services to the rest of the group.

Please RSVP below.

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Drupal Government Days 2013 at NIH

Two-Day Free Drupal Conference in Bethesda, MD
Time: 
Wed, Aug 14th 8:30 am

Drupal Government Days 2013
August 14 and August 15
8:30 am – 5 pm, both days; registration opens at 8 am daily
Natcher Auditorium, Building 45, Main NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD
Registration free, but required

For more details and to register: http://www.drupalgovdays2013.org/