Refining selections in the Theme Builder


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Refining selections in the Theme Builder

In the video about introducing CSS, we peeked at the style sheets that make up a typical Drupal theme, and you saw how mind-bogglingly complicated they can be. The biggest problem is in determining which styles affect a given element on your page; even with developer tools like Firebug, it ain't easy. The Theme Builder in Drupal Gardens goes a long way to making CSS more accessible, including the ability to select individual styles; but it's still a little tricky. This video leads you around some of the traps.

First of course, we go up to Appearance to bring up the Theme Builder. Just as a reminder, this little tab up here shows that we are working with the exp_cal_02 theme. That's one of the themes we created earlier. I am going to save it as a different name once again, as a good sort of way to make sure that we can roll back if anything goes wrong; ex_cal_03 and save it. I will also publish that theme so we can keep track of it as we go.

In the Theme Builder, CSS is mostly ...

Refining selections in the Theme Builder
Video duration: 5m 48s 6h 6m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 10, 2011

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Refining selections in the Theme Builder provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal Gardens Essential Training

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Drupal Gardens
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