Drupal 7 Themes

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Learn
  • Learn about the Drupal 7 Theming Architecture
  • Find and install new themes
  • Get the most from Drupal's theme configuration system
  • Create a new theme from scratch
  • Master PHPTemplate
  • Modify the default templates and styles
  • Override the default templates with your own
  • Create dynamic styling that responds to the content or the user
  • Discover tools that make theming easier and more efficient
About

Drupal is an award winning open source Content Management System (CMS). Based on PHP and MySQL, its power and flexibility combined with its exceptional design mean it is one of the most popular choices for creating a CMS website.

Drupal employs a specialized templating system and supports themes, which allow you to change the look and feel of your system's front and back-end interfaces.

Drupal 7 Themes is an ideal introduction to theming with Drupal 7. If you want to create a striking new look for your Drupal 7 website, this book is for you. This book is a revised, updated and expanded edition of Drupal 6 Themes, rewritten specifically for Drupal 7.

This book will show you techniques and tools to help you improve the look and feel of any Drupal 7-powered website. Starting from the basics of theme setup and configuration, you will learn about the Drupal theming architecture and the PHPTemplate engine, and then move on to modifying existing themes and building new themes from scratch. You will find out about tools to make your theme development easier.

Features
  • Learn to create new Drupal 7 themes
  • No experience of Drupal theming required
  • Discover techniques and tools for creating and modifying themes
  • The first book to guide you through the new elements and themes available in Drupal 7
Page Count 320
Course Length 9 hours 36 minutes
ISBN 9781849512763
Date Of Publication 23 May 2011

Authors

Ric Shreves

Ric Shreves is a web applications consultant and tech author. He’s been building websites since the mid-90s and writing about tech for almost as long. Ric specializes in open source content management systems and has written texts on each of the big three: WordPress, Joomla! and Drupal. Ric is the founding partner of water&stone, a digital agency that focuses on new media and online marketing. He works with clients on digital marketing strategy and supervises the SEO implementation team. Ric lives in Bali and divides his time between the island and Singapore.