designers

Planning Drupal Sites

Target Skill Level: 
Everyone

Traditional HTML website planning techniques fall short when used to plan a Drupal site. In an article comparing WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and Plone, Idealware said "The flexibility of the [Drupal] system means it's important to think through the best way to accomplish what you want before diving in." Drupal Websites: A Planner's Guide ( http://planningdrupalsites.com ) is online to help you make informed decisions about your Drupal projects. I won't bore you with what you can already see online.

Session Block: 
3

Introduction to Drupal Theming

Target Skill Level: 
Beginners

As the title suggest, this session will be an introduction to theming with Drupal. This session is meant for new users of Drupal, but I will assume that you are familiar with the basics of using Drupal (if you can create content and install a module, you're covered) and have knowledge of using HTML and CSS to design websites.

Session Block: 
2

Sustainable Theming with Fusion

Target Skill Level: 
Intermediate

Fusion is a powerful and supported base theme, with layout and style configuration options built in that you (or your clients) can control through Drupal's UI. The combination of the Fusion base theme and the Skinr module help create themes that are flexible, scalable, and overall sustainable. Don't theme yourself into a corner. We built Fusion after years of feedback from designers, site builders, clients, and developers.

Session Block: 
3

Planning Drupal Sites

Target Skill Level: 
Everyone

Traditional HTML website planning techniques fall short when used to plan a Drupal site. In an article comparing WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and Plone, Idealware said "The flexibility of the [Drupal] system means it's important to think through the best way to accomplish what you want before diving in."

Themeing 101

Target Skill Level: 
Beginners

A presenter can do a rundown of the basics of how to theme a new site. This would be for someone who wants to find out where to start in the themeing process, and weather or not it is something they would like to pursue.

  • Skills/ Knowledge needed
  • needed files
  • optional files
  • what goes into each of files
  • where the files get placed on the server
  • best coding practices

Contribute a Theme!

Target Skill Level: 
Intermediate

It's no secret that Drupal has long been infamous as the "ugly" CMS .

Sustainable Theming with Fusion

Target Skill Level: 
Intermediate

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