With a few Craft-powered websites complete, you want to learn some power moves, better practices, and advanced techniques.
Before you throw a bunch of content at Craft, stop for a minute and learn how to approach content and Craft together. We'll cover the steps necessary to understand how to model content in Craft.
In this course you will get a comprehensive overview of working with Twig templates in Craft. The goal is to get over the hump of writing Twig code, dispel any myth that using Twig is difficult, and help you take the next step in using Craft.
In this course Ryan teaches the Flexible Template Stack, an approach originally put together by developer Anthony Colangelo. The Flexible Template Stack in Twig and Craft allows you to have reusable templates that can render content from any section of the site. This is a setup you can use over and over again on your Craft-powered projects.
In this course we will learn the fundamentals of control flow in Twig. We’ll learn what’s available to us to more carefully control how and when content is outputted in our Twig templates. Control Flow is how we tell our program (or in our case templates) when and under which circumstances to process our statements. In Twig these statements could be including a new template, setting a variable, running macro, or using a Twig output tag to output something to the screen.
This course is a look at how to handle dates in Twig and Craft, including date formatting, DateTime objects, date comparisons, and modifying dates.
Learn how to use Advanced Element Queries in Craft to customize a query and, perhaps, improve performance.
A gentle introduction to using the Craft CMS console command line interface to interact with the Craft application. We cover what the console commands are, CLI commands you want to use during Craft CMS local development, Craft console commands you want to use during Craft CMS project deployment, and third-party plugins with console commands.
There are many different ways to deploy Craft: manually, homespun scripts, using one of the various deployment services, and deployments integrated in hosting providers. This course attempts to catalog all of the different ways you can deploy Craft.
Learn how to build your own custom default Craft project and generate it using `composer create-project`.