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Theme Development

October 24 9:00 AM–5:00 PM

Are you struggling with Drupal 8 theming? New to Drupal or Drupal 8?

Let's take it from the top!

This hands on training will take you step-by-step through the process of creating a custom theme in Drupal 8.

Along the way, we'll cover:

Setting up your local development environment
Installing modules and themes with composer
Using drush
Working with YAML files
Adding assets responsibly
Getting, modifying and display Drupal data in the template
Cool Twig tips and Tricks
Preprocessing template functions and hooks
Basic OOPHP principles
int, theme_debug and other changes to debugging
Leveraging new Drupal 8 site building paradigms to make theming easier
Where to find help

Over the course of the day we will work through exercises together so that by the end of the day you'll have a skeleton of your own working Drupal 8 theme. There will also be time for Drupal Q&A