Views Theme Information

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    In this section, you'll learn how to access theme information in the Views UI,
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    find out which template files are active in a theme,
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    inspect theming information in a browser with a contributed module called Devel Themer,
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    access views template files in the filesystem,
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    and override a views template file in your own theme.
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    In my View, I'll click on "Advanced" to reveal a bunch of settings for our View.
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    And here, down at the bottom, is our theme information.
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    I'll click on "information" here.
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    And the first thing I wanna point out is this theme selector.
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    So you wanna make sure that you are looking at the template files that are active for the theme that you are checking on.
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Views Theme Information

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In the next few tutorials, we'll pull back the veil of Views theming a bit and introduce some tools to help you wrangle Views' template files. In this tutorial, I'll introduce you to Views Theme Information and how to use this interface to find out which template files are being used to mark up your view.

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