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Last updated February 16, 2017

In this exercise you will demonstrate that you understand the concept of responsive CSS and the methods which can be used to implement it in a Drupal theme.

Objectives and Prerequisites

You will need the following knowledge and skills. If you need a review, check out the Resources section at the bottom of this page.

  1. Know the fundamental concepts behind responsive CSS.
  2. Familiarity with existing libraries which offer responsive CSS.
  3. Write CSS with media queries.


Create a media query to clear the right-hand panel of the homepage under the left-hand panel when the width of the screen is below 500px.


  • Media queries are the basis of responsive CSS.
  • Column-based layouts allow for a consistent design for a page, and provide a basis for responsive grid systems.
  • There are a wide range of techniques for using responsive CSS and grid systems.


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