Responsive Theming for Drupal

If you want your Drupal website to work well on smartphones, tablets, and desktops, this practical guide shows you how to incorporate Responsive Web Design (RWD) with specific Drupal 7 themes. You’ll learn how to create attractive, easy-to-navigate layouts for everything from tiny phone screens to 30-inch desktop monitors—all with the same codebase.

Ideal for experienced Drupal developers, this book takes you through RWD basics and shows you how to build sites based on Aurora, Zen, and Omega—three popular base themes created by Drupal contributors. Whether you’re creating a new site with RWD or adapting an existing one, you’ll learn how to become a better, more efficient Drupal themer.

  • Understand how Responsive Web Design and CSS media queries work
  • Learn how the Sass stylesheet language and Compass framework support RWD
  • Adopt a mobile-first approach to RWD—and learn why it’s important
  • Get step-by-step instructions for creating custom subthemes on top of Aurora, Zen, and Omega
  • Tackle common problems when building and theming responsive Drupal sites
  • Explore alternative options for accommodating smartphone and tablet users

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Responsive Design: A Quick and Dirty Intro
Chapter 2. Responsive, Meet Drupal
Chapter 3. A Short Primer on Sass and Compass
Chapter 4. Responsive Theming With Aurora
Chapter 5. Responsive Theming Using Zen
Chapter 6. Responsive Theming Using Omega
Chapter 7. Some Common Gotchas and Tips
Chapter 8. Alternative Options and Next Steps

Book Details

  • Paperback: 78 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media (February 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449373313
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449373313
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