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by Katie Staveley
As many of you know, webinars are one of our favorite ways of sharing Drupal knowledge with the world. In the 2011, we hosted over 100 webinars that covered a range of topics and featured at least a dozen different partners and special guests. Below are the 10 most popular webinars in 2011 measured by total registration and attendance:
#10: Learn to Love the Drop: Expert Advice for Novice Drupal Developers
Featuring our own Jacob Singh and his panel of experts, this freestyle presentation will help you learn how to get started as a developer with Drupal.
#9: Protecting Your Drupal Site Against Security Attacks
In this webinar, Drupal Security expert Greg Knaddison delivers 60 minutes of some of the most important tips for securing your Drupal site.
#8: Take Your Drupal Site Mobile Without Starting Over
Is mobile on your New Year’s resolution list? See how Acquia partner Mobify can help you get started. Don’t forget to try Mobify for yourself by signing up for a free Acquia Network trial!
#7: Mobile-izing Your Organization with Drupal, Northpoint and Acquia
Gotta have more mobile? Learn best practices and tips from Acquia partner Northpoint on how to set up your organization’s mobile platform with Drupal.
#6: Managing Web Content in the Cloud
Get a better understanding of the business benefits for using Drupal in the cloud to compete with content in the digital age.
#5: Evolving from Ubercart to Drupal Commerce
In this webinar with Acquia partner Commerce Guys, see how the highly flexible, feature-rich solution – Drupal Commerce – can help you build killer e-commerce sites with Drupal.
#4: Bring real time interactivity to Drupal with Node.js integration
For the Drupal developers, learn how to use the Nodejs module to integrate real-time notifications into your Drupal site. See how it works today and what’s in store for future development.
#3: Upgrading Your Website to Drupal 7
Is it finally time to upgrade your Drupal 6 site to D7? Learn more about the key considerations for your upgrade project, how to take advantage of the key D7 features, and next steps for getting started.
#2: The biggest increase in your Drupal productivity: Install, use and customize Drush
Jacob Singh appears for a second time on the top 10 list in this webinar on how to take advantage of the awesomeness of Drush. It’s a must see!
#1: From PSD to Drupal Theme
Our #1 webinar this year, featured Acquia friend Emma Jane Hogbin and her tutorial on how to transform Photoshop design files into Drupal themes. With over 1800 registrants and over 1000 attendees, this is one of the biggest webinars in Acquia history. We hope to bring Emma Jane back for another killer webinar in 2012!
At Acquia, we are committed to helping grow adoption and awareness of Drupal. Webinars are just one of the ways that we demonstrate that commitment. Our goal is to provide relevant, interesting and helpful content to our followers. Not only have we seen a large percentage of followers coming back for multiple events, we also see many new attendees as well. The tremendous amount of interest is certainly a vote of confidence for us!
In 2012, we would like to continue to recruit top Drupal experts to present on topics that interest you. Comment here or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us what you’d like to see. I can’t wait to hear your ideas!