Crafter University

Crafter University is here to get your team trained up and certified on all aspects of Crafter CMS from development and operations to authoring.  Check out our courses below:

Developer Training I

Level 1: Crafter Development Basics

We offer a three-day developer training course, where attendees will learn how to build and manage engaging sites, content as a service and other types of digital experiences with Crafter CMS.

Through a combination of instructor-led sessions, demonstrations and labs, attendees will learn how Crafter can be used to manage web content and deliver engaging site visitor experiences.

Topics

  • Key capabilities of Crafter for authoring and delivery of dynamic site content and visitor experiences.
  • Advantages of Crafter’s de-coupled architecture for managing web content separately from the delivery of content across multiple channels .
  • Create content models for websites in Crafter including the structured representation of websites, pages, components, and digital assets.
  • Create and administer custom authoring webforms used to develop engaging website content.
  • Develop page templates and dynamic UI components for your sites.
  • Configure and administer live in-context preview for websites and on mobile devices of all types.
  • Utilize Crafter in-context authoring tools for quickly building multi-channel experiences.

Developer Training II

Level 2: Advanced Concepts

Crafter Software's advanced developer training is a one day course that builds on level I. Level 2 introduces the developer to additional concepts, techniques and configurations that level up a Crafter CMS implementation.

Through a combination of instructor-led sessions, demonstrations and labs, attendees will learn how Crafter can be used to manage web content and deliver engaging site visitor experiences.

Topics

  • Git Concepts
  • Advanced code organization for templates and controllers
  • Advanced controller types including interceptors and jobs
  • Adaptive and responsive design concepts and support
  • Approaches for A/B testing
  • Targeting and personalization
  • Advanced Crafter Studio configuration

DevContentOps Training

Learn about Crafter's unique DevContentOpsTM process, and implement the process throughout your organization with Crafter CMS. This training course is designed to help operations teams deploy Crafter CMS in a production environment and configure the system to meet the needs of the content authoring and software development team members. Streamlining collaboration and reducing friction between content management, software development, and IT operations are the main benefits of the DevContentOps process.

Topics

  • Installation and configuration
  • Upgrade concepts
  • Content indexing
  • Git mechanics
  • Continuous Integration / Delivery (CI/CD) workflow
  • Code Forward, Content Back process
  • Pipeline and CI/CD tool integration

Content Author Training

Content Author training enables a non-technical user to become familar with Crafter CMS's authoring component, Crafter Studio.  Training covers a wide range of daily authoring activities and workflow as well as some very basic "developer" tasks for power users.

Through a combination of instructor-led sessions, demonstrations and labs, attendees will learn how Crafter can be used to manage web content and deliver engaging site visitor experiences.

Topics

  • Crafter Studio user interface familiarity
  • Basic content editing
  • Drag-and-drop content editing
  • Version history, auditing, locking
  • Workflow and approval for publishing
  • Multi-channel preview
  • Personalization and AB Testing previews
  • Basic content modeling and template updates