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In this course, you'll learn how to build a responsive Drupal theme to customize the look of your Drupal site. We’ll create a theme based on Drupal core, and another using a front-end framework. Learn how to create layouts, customize Twig templates, and best practices for organizing your theme.
For more advanced training, check out the Advanced Drupal Theming course.
You'll come away from the course with knowledge of:
Best practices for Drupal theming
How theming fits in with the overall process of developing a Drupal website
Steps for developing a custom theme
Using a CSS framework such as Bootstrap or Zurb Foundation
When to use theming vs. configuration
Drupal core themes
What's easy and what's hard to change about the front-end of Drupal
You'll have lessons to complete between live sessions (exercises with video instructions) and access to a Slack channel and a one-on-one session to help you out.
This course is ideal for designers and developers who have experience using CSS and HTML, and who are responsible for developing, maintaining, or extending a Drupal theme. It will also be useful for Drupal 7 themers who want to upgrade their skills.
Our blended learning approach mixes the best of both worlds: live online sessions and self-paced complementary learning materials. The core of our online training offering is our expert-led live sessions. In addition, you can always take advantage of our virtual learning platform's training guides and video tutorials as needed.
Here's what to expect:
What is the format of live sessions? Our classes usually have 6-10 participants, and we have a hard limit of 12 participants per trainer. Our live sessions happen twice a week, usually on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and are 2-hour long (all times are on ET).
How is this different from other courses on the market? Our courses are designed for people who work full-time jobs and need to apply what they learn to real-life projects quickly. Our training includes live learning sessions and offers real-time mentorship from an expert
What are the trainers' credentials? Our courses are delivered by Strategists, Designers and Senior Developers with 10+ years of experience. They're seasoned professionals with real-world projects in a variety of sectors, from small businesses to multinational corporations.
Do I need to install anything on my computer? We’ll give you the necessary instructions and support to work with Drupal locally on your computer for the development courses. If you face restrictions, we’ll provide an alternative remote environment so you can work from your browser.
My organization requires an invoice. Can you provide one? Yes. Contact us before proceeding with payment. We can issue you an invoice with a link to pay via credit card or electronic transfer.
Do you offer discounts for charities or individuals? Yes, contact us to receive a discount on the course.
Do you offer custom training? Yes, we can provide custom training for your team. Learn more about our approach to tailoring a custom course or get in touch with us, and we can set up training that fits your needs.
Can I switch my start date? Can I get a refund? We can reschedule your ticket to the next available course. Our training program runs twice a year, with a first cohort slated to start in March and the second in September. Tickets are refundable up until 30 days before the start of the course. And it's always free and easy to transfer your ticket to another person, just contact us.