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.Read More about 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.Read More about 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.Read More about 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.Read More about 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?Read More about 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.Read More about 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.Read More about 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.Read More about Setting up SASS & Compass for your Drupal 8 Theme »