Spotlight: Drupal Themes

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    [Using Drupal - Drupal Jumpstart - Spotlight: Drupal Themes - with Addison Berry]
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    [Addison Berry] So far we've been looking at a lot of functionality and features and content on our site.
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    And of course that does make up the site that we're presenting.
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    But to really make it your own site, you really want it to look different than everybody else's site—
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    have your branding on it.
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    And in Drupal the way this is accomplished is through themes.
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    Now some themes are just themes that you install and that's how they look.
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    Some themes also have configuration that come with them.
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    So in this lesson we're going to take a look at how themes work generally in Drupal.
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    So in this lesson we're going to take a look at how themes work generally in Drupal.

Spotlight: Drupal Themes

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Drupal gives you a lot of tools to move things around and arrange the functionality of your site, but often the main difference between most websites comes down to presentation. Themes are the Drupal method for controlling your site’s presentation. In this lesson we'll discuss finding a theme, and installing and configuring themes. A big part of understanding how themes can change your layout lies in understanding blocks and regions, so we'll cover what those are, and why they're important. Then we'll talk briefly about administration themes and how they are different from your main theme.