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Enabling themes and theme settings

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    Before we get too far into developing our own theme,
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    let's take a look at some of the options that Drupal provides for themers
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    as part of the Drupal administrative interface.
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    If you click on the Appearance tab up here at the top,
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    this opens up the page that allows you to choose which theme is used when displaying your site.
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    You can see here that I am currently using the Bartik theme as the default theme.
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    Bartik is one of the themes that comes with Drupal 7.
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    It is enabled by default.
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    I've also got this Seven theme enabled here.
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    They are listed under Enabled Themes

Enabling Themes and Theme Settings

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This video walks through the new interface in Drupal 7 for enabling themes, setting them to be the default, and configuring the administration theme. It also walks through the process of downloading a contributed theme, and where to store it. Finally, it walks through the theme settings pages that provide a user interface for turning on and off specific options for a theme.

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