Hippo Developer Fundamentals, 3 days

To get developers up to speed with Hippo CMS quickly, this training focuses on development techniques, how-tos and best practices when developing a Hippo CMS based web content management solution and website.

The training takes three full days and is packed with exercises that will help you understand the theoretical material.

High Level Agenda

  • How to build a Hippo site from scratch

  • See which standard features are available

  • How to configure features and extend them

  • How to start building a new feature

  • Create new document types for the CMS

  • Set up the Channel Manager so that webmasters can change the site on the fly

  • Indepth exploration of all elements involved in the Delivery tier's Request Cycle

  • How is data and configuration stored in the JCR Repository

  • The ins and outs of the Automatic Export tool


The training takes three full days and is hosted on a location in Amsterdam. Free coffee, tea, water, snacks and lunch will be provided.


Web developers, Java developers and Solution Architects with no prior experience Hippo CMS and developers with no experience in recent versions of Hippo CMS (7.9 or newer).


This training requires experience in web development practices (e.g HTML, CSS) and Java web development. Experience with Maven and Freemarker helps, but is not a prerequisite.


Trainees are offered a chance to become a Certified Hippo Developer by taking an online exam. The exam can be taken during a period of two weeks after the training.

Detailed Course Outline



Build teams' professional knowledge and expertise

Increase ROI

by ensuring use of full Hippo capabilities


Increase operational efficiency through up-to-date knowledge of best practices


Get certified. For developers who are ready to prove what they know. 

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