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Training: Theme Development


Level up your Themer

Thursday, Nov 1st 9:00 - 5:00


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


8:30 - 9:00
9:00 - 5:00
Drupal Training
Level up your Themer


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