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Training: Theme Development


Level up your Themer

Friday, November 2nd 9:00 - 5:00


MLK Jr Student Union Building - Tan Oak room
2475 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704


8:30 - 9:00
9:00 - 5:00
Drupal Training
Level up your Themer
5:00 - 8:00
You're on your own for dinner.
8:00 -10:00 Think you learned a lot in training? Come try your hand against the experts at our Drupal Trivia contest in the Pauley Ballroom


What level themer are you? Ever wanted to upgrade your skill set and take your theming a little beyond your comfort zone? In this course we'll start you off at the ground floor of Drupal 7 Theming and work our way towards becoming theming super heroes.

Lvl0: Contrib Themes: What can you do without code?
Lvl1: Getting Started: Introduction, theme anatomy, .info files, common tools.
Lvl2: Base Themes: How to sub-theme, picking a base theme, common tricks.
Lvl3: Tipple fips (.tpl.php): Drupal's cascading templates, overrides, simple PHP.
Lvl4: Preprocess functions: Introduction to template.php, adding variables to templates.
Lvl5: Altering forms: Using hook_form_alter to modify various Drupal-y forms.
... and topics including responsive / mobile, layout techniques, common gotcha's and more.

Required: HTML, CSS, Drupal site building (content types, fields, views)
Optional: PHP, jQuery, Drush