Understanding Drupal themes


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Understanding Drupal themes

One of the first things people ask when they create a web site is, how do I change the design? I gave you a little peek of Drupal Gardens' capabilities for this in the video about what Drupal Gardens is, but now it's time to dive in deep. The best way to understand how Drupal Gardens handles design is to first look at how Drupal does, because Drupal is the underlying software beneath Drupal Gardens. Drupal defines design through its themes. To look at its themes, we are going to switch away from Drupal Gardens and turn to core Drupal, which I've already downloaded and have running on my own computer.

Don't worry if it's a bit unfamiliar to start with; it'll all come clear in the end. So first we will switch over to core Drupal and then take a look at our themes by clicking on Appearance. The default theme in core Drupal is called Bartik, and this little screenshot should look familiar to you because it's what we saw just a minute ago when we were looking at the ...

Understanding Drupal themes
Video duration: 5m 44s 6h 6m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 10, 2011

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Understanding Drupal themes provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal Gardens Essential Training

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Web
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Drupal Gardens
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