Course info
Nov 8, 2011
3h 40m

This Advanced Theming in Drupal 7 series picks up where the Theming Basics with Drupal 7 left off. This series will cover the new page rendering system, and shows you the process of iterating through the theming process with the use of various debugging statements and the theme developer tool. You'll get a crash course through PHP so that you can start using advanced theming concepts such as: how to theme forms, how to cleanly expose information to the theme system, and how to empower your site administrators by making certain parts of the theme available to them for customization. You'll also learn more about some of the new theming hooks in Drupal 7. By the end of the course, you'll have enough tools to be able to completely control the HTML, CSS, and JavaScript that Drupal outputs. You can download the theme we're building, 960 Robots, from

About the author
About the author

Michelle Lauer started her Drupal adventures in 2006 and quickly became known for her incredible sense of detail while possessing the ability to see the big picture. These innate skills allowed Michelle to cultivate her specialty of site architecture and multi-phased deployments.

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