Presentation: Drupal 7 Theming Basics

Other Presenters: Carl Wiedemann of GVS & Joe Shindelar of Lullabot

Drupal puts ultimate control in the hands of the themer. Use the power to the fullest by finding out the key differences in the newest and greatest version of Drupal and how that relates to building or converting your theme.

This session is intended for people who want to make their brand new Drupal site look beautiful. We will cover the important changes new in Drupal 7 and introduce best practices for converting your favorite Drupal 6 themes.

Intended audience:

Anyone who intends to theme in Drupal 7. Anyone who has a theme in Drupal 6 that they want to move into Drupal 7.

Questions answered by this session:

Question 1: How do I convert my theme in Drupal 6 to Drupal 7?

Question 2: What new features can I take advantage of when theming for Drupal 7?

Question 3: What are some Drupal 7 theming best practices?

Question 4: How can I improve the Drupal community by building a contributing a theme for Drupal 7?

Question 5: What are the important differences between theming in Drupal 6 and Drupal 7?

Sorry for the horrible audio - that's how it was originally recorded.

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