Create powerful themes with Concrete5 using Packt's new book and eBook

March 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Creating Concrete5 Themes, a practical, hands-on guide filled with examples that will teach users to create powerful concrete5 themes, change the look of content block elements, and even make the site ready for mobile devices. With this guide, the user will pioneer responsive themes that will help improve functionality in small devices.

About the Author:

Remo Laubacher had an interest in ERP and Oracle development. As a partner at Ortic, his ERP and Oracle business, as well as at Mesch web consulting and design GmbH he discovered Concrete5 as the perfect tool for web-related projects and has since become a key member in the Concrete5 community.

Creating Concrete5 Themes will guide users with necessary information to build their own Concrete5 website. Readers will get a quick introduction to understand the idea of the in-site editing concept. The book focuses on overriding core elements such as the login and 404 page without losing the ability to upgrade Concrete5, changing the appearance of Concrete5 blocks for a better appeal and also embedding dynamic elements to prevent accidental modifications.

The book further moves on to customizing every element in Concrete5 to build a complete theme, with responsive techniques to make the site compatible for small screen devices such as mobile phones and tablets. Theme developers will be able to change the behavior of the content to make it visible in a modal dialog box, and create a background picture that scales with the size of the browser window that can be changed in the user interface.

The book comprises of 160 pages and covers topics such as:

Chapter 1: Getting Started

Chapter 2: Architecture of concrete5

Chapter 3: Creating Your First Theme

Chapter 4: Styling Single Pages

Chapter 5: Styling the Block Output

Chapter 6: Responsive Themes

Developers new to Concrete5 and curious to use their experience in HTML and CSS to create high quality themes will find this book to be a useful read. For more information, please visit the books page at http://www.packtpub.com/creating-concrete5-themes/book.



Creating Concrete5 Themes
Use this practical guide to create Concrete5 themes.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/creating-concrete5-themes/book

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