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Backdrop CMS Mini-Camp

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Backdrop CMS is the Drupal fork, it is targeted at small to medium sized businesses, non-profits, educational institutions, and companies or organizations who are delivering comprehensive websites on a budget.

This year we're hosting the first ever Backdrop CMS Mini-Camp as part of Twin Cities Drupal Camp. Our Mini-Camp will happen concurrent with Twin Cities Drupal Camp training day: the day before sessions. It's a full day of community submitted sessions on working with Backdrop CMS.


Start End Session/Topic
9:00am 9:30am Welcome
  • Who is in the room and how did we get here?
9:30am 10:00am

A short introduction to Backdrop CMS  (LIVE!)

  • Why Backdrop - Jen + Nate
  • Quick Demo (LIVE!)
10:00am 10:30am Contrib modules
  • What’s in core
  • What’s in contrib
  • Porting from Drupal
  • Maintaining contrib modules
10:30am 10:45am Break
10:45am 11:00am

An intro to layouts in Backdrop CMS - Nate Lampton (LIVE!)

11:00am 11:30am Participation in the Backdrop CMS community - Tim Erickson
11:30am 12:30pm Lunch
12:30pm 1:30pm Creating a theme for Backdrop CMS - Wes Ruvalcaba (LIVE!)
1:30pm 2:00pm Upgrading to Backdrop (migrating vs upgrading) - David Radcliffe (LIVE!)
2:00pm  2:30pm Configuration management with Backdrop CMS - Jen Lampton (LIVE!)
2:30pm 2:45pm Break
2:45pm 3:30pm Show and Tell (Show us something you have been working on recently) (LIVE!)
3:30pm 4:00pm Backdrop CMS Outreach
  • A community discussion on increasing adoption of Backdrop CMS

Your $50 - $150 registration to Twin Cities Drupal Camp gains you entry to the BackdropCMS Mini-Camp (Thursday June 6th), all Twin Cities Drupal Camp sessions (Friday June 7th), and the Twin Cities Drupal Camp unconference (Saturday June 8th).

We highly encourage you to stick around all weekend as we fully expect conversations from Mini-Camp to spill over into the Saturday unconference.


Note: You must register for the camp and be logged into your account in order to register for this event.