Theme development

This is a special interest group dedicated to improving and expanding the Drupal theme system including theme functions and templates, CSS, markup, and how contrib modules add in their functions, CSS, and markup.

for example, we'll take stock of the location and number of CSS files and discuss if the architecture can be improved through emerging frameworks like Object Oriented CSS.

We will consider the questions "What do themers need from Core in terms of CSS? Module developers? SEO specialists?" and "What's new in CSS? What does Drupal support? What's the roadmap for CSS support?"

jwilson3's picture

guidlines for SVG in Drupal 8 core

Welcome to 2015. The discussion about SVG in core has begun!

We need input and reviews from devs, themers, and designers about SVG best practices:

https://www.drupal.org/node/2433761

mortendk's picture

Drupal8 classy themes template file organization

Just a heads up We are now talking about how to organize the templates inside of classy, we need input https://www.drupal.org/node/2349559 - yes the banana is moving forward :)

/mortendk

cuculain's picture

beginner responsive theme development question

I have a little experience working with conventional themes and css, but I am new to working with responsive themes. I have installed the Radix theme on a panopoly site and read what I have been able to find about customizing the theme. However, I have not gotten too far. So far I have not found a lot of info for beginners.

I am not sure the best way to proceed with some simple changes. For example I want to add a logo over the navbar. Do I alter the page.tpl.php file to do this? Are most changes made via bootstrap?

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Artusamak's picture

Session to the Drupal Developer Days 2015

Hi everyone, you may or may not have noticed but the sessions proposal has been opened for the Drupal Dev Days 2015.

The frontend importance is growing from a core release to an other and it's great! But the complexity is also growing, there are more and more topics and good practises to be aware of in order to be a good frontend developer.
If you are a developer and care to be able to have a discussion with your themer you also need to know that.

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LewisNyman's picture

Changes to Drupal 8 that affect admin theme maintainers

Happy Friday! I maintain the admin theme in Drupal 8 core: Seven. There have been many changes to Seven in Drupal 8 that affect the relationship between admin themes and modules, and how the admin UI is generated.

I've always thought that the strategy we've put in place are going to have a positive impact on maintainers of contrib admin themes, but I've never sought out feedback directly. I am now!

Object oriented CSS

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datarazor's picture

Technical solution: Alternative homepage for mobile

Hi folks,

On a new site I am building we are using the same theme for mobile and desktop, but for the homepage I want to disable, server-side, some aspects of the homepage when a mobile client appears on our site. The desktop version of the homepage is a very fancy parallax and the mobile version will be function-over-form.

I'm considering using:

https://www.drupal.org/project/mobile_detect

And using PHP to enable/disable various aspects of the homepage when it triggers.

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How can we improve frontend sprints at Drupal events?

At DrupalCamp Ghent, we held a very small frontend BOF, with myself, Laurii, Emma.maria, and guest frontender Xano.

It quickly became a retrospective on the Friday sprints that took place at DrupalCon Amsterdam. The collective thoughts were not positive. It felt like we fell way short of our goals and potential for the Friday sprint. Drupalcon Friday sprints are about introducing people to sprinting and it feels like we failed badly at that.

Here were some of the problems:

  • Newbies did not get enough help
  • The few people helping the newbies did not get enough support
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Drupal is a better choice for classified ads sites?

Yes
100% (1 vote)
No
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 1
Michael-Inet's picture

Responsive sub-Theme Project | IDA

Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

I have a project, Waggy Tails Pet Center, that needs a theme with 90% of the look and feel of The Good Dog and 10% of Woodside Hotels.

WTPC: Waggy Tails Pet Center, http://waggytailspetcenter.com/
TGD: The Good Dog, http://thegooddog.net/
WSH: Woodside Hotels, http://www.woodsidehotels.com/

To explicitly clarify this is for a sub-Theme and not a Site Build.

I'm a back-end Drupal developer, so it's possible I've mislabeled a front-end term ... Also, I fully expect your input will change these requirements.

Requirements Summary

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FCUpgrade's picture

Front End Drupal Developer - Immediately Needed | BR

Employment type: 
Full time
Employment type: 
Part time
Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

Immediately need for PSD to Pixel-Perfect Themer

18-year old, market leader is in the middle of moving to Drupal.

We're looking for A Players interested in joining a mission to upend the world's largest and most interesting B2C industries.

High-fidelity, interactive Axure prototype and PSDs are 100% ready to go.

Confidential details will be provided to qualified responses.

Look forward to hearing from A Players with immediate or near-term availability with interesting portfolio and references.

Matthew
fcupgrade [at] gmail.com

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Michael-Inet's picture

What do Freelance Themers want to see in a Help Wanted post?

Hi Themers,

I recently posted a Theming Job [1] which produced a lot of spam [2], but zero replies showing the person had read the post and/or could follow application instructions. I thought the application instructions were insanely easy (one link, estimate, ask questions), but I guess no one read down that far?

In any event, as I still need the work done, and I apparently need to re-write the job rec., so:

What do Freelance Themers want to see in a Help Wanted post?

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Gabrieles's picture

Internal Collaboration Tools Officer | Oxfam

Employment type: 
Full time
Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

Love coding but hate injustice? Join us!

One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.

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Michael-Inet's picture

Responsive Zen sub-theme | IDA

Employment type: 
Part time
Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

I'm a back-end Drupalist and I have a client, http://waggytailspetcenter.com/ , that likes 90% of the look and feel of http://thegooddog.net/ [TGD] (WordPerfect [1]) and 10% of http://www.woodsidehotels.com/ [WSH] (Drupal).

As such I need a Drupal Zen sub-theme with the same capabilities and general layout of TGD.

# = #
Needed: Zen sub-theme
Payment: Flat rate contract
Who: Individual
Location: Any
# = #

I'm a back-end developer, please excuse whatever terminology I've butchered. ... Your suggestions are welcome as well.

Requirements:

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crcandrew's picture

Drupal Portal for Electronic Faxing Service | Charles River Communications

Employment type: 
Full time
Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

We offer an electronic faxing solution that uses the internet to connect email accounts with fax machines anywhere in the world. You do not need a fax machine or telephone line to send or receive faxes. The service enables you to send and receive faxes as attachments to email.

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datarazor's picture

Freelance | Fountain City Productions

Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

August 5th 2014:
Still looking for someone to help resolve this issue, thank you!!

-==-=--==-

Hello there,

I'm looking for someone to help with the following. I need to set up an image process on the server using ImageCache Action. I need to get a Blend action for Darken to work using the image that is uploaded and blending it to a static Hex color value:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blend_modes#Darken_Only

I believe this can be achieved with custom PHP using GD.

ImageMagick is not available on my server.

Thank you!

datarazor's picture

Image Action for Blend mode: Darken or Multiply?

Hi There, anyone have any code written for a custom Image Style Action that will blend (darken or multiply) an image into a canvas color I provide?

I've been toying with Image Styles Actions module and I can't seem to find a darken/multiply blend mode.

I can't install ImageMagick on this server, if that's important. So I'm hoping for an Action I can load that will process the images as necessary.

Any way to do this with Image Actions or with custom code?

Thanks!!

relaxy's picture

Responsive theme

I am looking for a responsive Drupal 6 theme.

Is there any way to create a responsive theme for Drupal 6? Can somebody create it for me or just let me know where to find or where to buy such a theme.

Big thanks in advance!

Dan.Hall's picture

UX Graphic Designer | MMi Systems

Employment type: 
Part time
Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

Looking for a design side to compliment our programming team.

Looking for a graphic designer that knows how to design responsive Drupal 7 & Drupal 8 themes.
Would like to see portfolio of responsive design. Showcase or list of links.

**** Exciting opportunity with high exposure and top visibility.

Please call to discuss after submitting links. Contact Dan via voice or txt @ (503) 330-5606

datarazor's picture

mixed fixed and responsive with Zen grids?

Hi there,

I hope this is the best place to post my question, if not please refer me to the proper group / focum or support area! Thank you.

I'm trying to make a responsive (sub theme zen) template using SASS w/ zen grids. I noticed when using the responsive template that it makes the right side bar expand /shrink when you re-size. I only want the main content area to resize. If I set a min-width on the side-bar the percentage margins that zen grids adds breaks the layout.

If I try to set the width in the include statement:

.region-sidebar-second {
//set width to 292px

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