Week 3: Add an Asset Library

This is Week 3 of the 7-week course Hands-On: Theming. Get started with Drupal 8 theming in 1 hour a week for 7 weeks. Based on our popular Drupal 8 Theming Workshop featured at DrupalCon.

Time to complete: About 1 hour

This week you will learn about asset libraries in Drupal 8 and how add an asset library to your theme. Go through each tutorial and then apply what you've learned in the final hands-on exercise. Be sure to complete the last tutorial listed (Exercise: Add an Asset Library) before you move on to Week 4: Configure Your Environment for Theme Development.


  1. Understand the various use cases and methods for asset libraries in Drupal.
  2. Complete Exercise: Add an Asset Library:
    • Create a new asset library that includes CSS files from Bootstrap in your custom theme

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