After many years of development, Bootstrap had an official 4.0 release on January 18th, 2018. Bootstrap has been a popular front-end framework for several years and the release of the new version is really exciting! This post outlines a few of the differences between Bootstrap 3 and Bootstrap 4.Lire la suite sur What's New in Bootstrap 4 »
As a Drupal themer, it's rare that I choose something other than the Bootstrap base theme for a new project. Besides its quality and popularity, there are some specific technical reasons why Bootstrap is such an attractive option.Lire la suite sur Why is the Drupal Bootstrap Theme So Successful »
There are many ways of building sites and themes - be it Drupal, Wordpress, Magento or any Content Management System. In my particular case, after nine years of building Drupal themes, reading how other themers do it, and learning from my mistakes, I came up with a few tips I would like to share with everyone.Lire la suite sur Drupal Theming and Site Building: 6 Best Practices »
Since the release of Drupal 8, Drupal 6 is no longer supported by the Drupal Community. Because of this, many sites need to be migrated to Drupal 7 or 8, and quickly!
That means that at Evolving Web we've been doing a lot of Drupal 8 migration projects lately, either D6 to D8 or D7 to D8. I would like to talk about the things we have to take into account when running these projects.Lire la suite sur Things to know before moving from Drupal 6 or 7 to Drupal 8 »
Whenever we start a new Drupal project, we have to choose what kind of theme we're going to create. Are we going to use a framework like Bootstrap or Zurb Foundation? If so, do we start with a contrib base theme or do we implement the framework ourselves? Are we going to use a classic Drupal base theme like Zen or AdaptiveTheme? Or are we going to build the theme 'from scratch' starting with Drupal core or a core base theme?Lire la suite sur Planning Your Drupal 8 Theme: Choosing a Base Theme »
One of the first questions I get asked when teaching a Drupal theming class is which base theme to use. The answer has always starts with the unsatisfying: "It depends". Now that I'm teaching Drupal 8 theming, we have a couple new base themes in core added to the mix: classy and stable.
You can learn the difference between the two and how to use them in this previous post.Lire la suite sur Using Core Base Themes in Drupal 8 »
You might think that using the drush command-line tool is only something hardcore developers do, but it turns out it's super-helpful for site builders and theme developers too! In my experience, using drush will speed up the usual Drupal Admin tasks 3 to 10 times, compared with visiting the Drupal admin pages in the browser.Lire la suite sur Drush Commands for Themers and Site Builders »
What are SASS and Compass and why and how would I use them? Don't worry, we'll guide you through the process of using SASS with your Drupal 8 theme.Lire la suite sur Setting up SASS & Compass for your Drupal 8 Theme »