Regions for Drupal 8, Drupal 9

Last updated January 26, 2018

Themes define the regions that are available for site administrators to place blocks in, creating a layout framework within which the components that compose a page can be placed. Deciding what regions to create requires knowledge of how Drupal works and a clear vision of the design you're trying to achieve.

In this tutorial we'll learn:

  • What regions are and how they relate to themes
  • How regions are handled internally within Drupal
  • Things to keep in mind when planning the regions for your custom theme