Drupalcon London - A Themer's Perspective

Ah, the old days. Remember back when you'd go to a Drupalcon or camp and realize there was nothing for themers or anyone with a sense for design and typography? As we all know Drupal hasn't had the...

Joining The Drupal Community

My name is Garret Voorhees and I'm a new Senior Designer here at Chapter Three. I come from the world of print, with a BFA in Graphic Design and MS in Print Media from the Rochester Institute of Technology. My graduate studies concerned the experience of reading in digital formats, and especially in web browsers. Through all of this, I never touched Drupal and only had a vague sense of its abilities as a web platform.

Powering Views Through Panels

One of difficulties of Drupal is the fragmentation of administration interfaces. Chapter Three addresses this difficulty by customizing the administration experience by championing the Panels as Th...

OXFAM + Drupal = Great

Oxfam is an international confederation of 15 organizations working together in 98 countries to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice. Since they need to communicate quickly and richly with their staff, partners, and allies across the world, they turned to Drupal as a framework to help build and power many of their public and private websites.

So what's this "Drew-paul" thing you do? (explaining Drupal to others)

You're introduced to someone by a friend. The smalltalk begins and you know what's coming.

They ask, "What do you do?" The friend who introduced you tries to understand your explanation yet again.

You say, "Um, I do Drupal." They stare back blankly as you continue.

"...it's a content management system - you know, a CMS?"

You shudder as you try again, "...it's kinda like WordPress?" Still nothing.

Eventually you give in and explain it in a way that even your grandmother could understand: "I build websites."


Presentation: Front-End Module Round Up

There are a number of contributed modules that take advantage of jQuery plugins and HTML5 that can take your site from stale-and-flat to interactive-and-fun. In this session I'll highlight a few of...

Drupal and Mobile are Friends

If you haven’t jumped into the mobile arena yet, you are late to the party. Luckily, Drupal makes it shockingly easy to serve mobile-optimized content. Here are some scenarios:

Why did creating themes get so scary?

There are a lot of great things about being a Drupal Trainer. My favorite is getting to see -- first hand -- how the code we write affects the community. I noticed that with the release of Drupal 7...