Blog: theming

20 Dec 2016
As with many sites, images are an important part of the design for my art gallery listings site, The Gallery Guide. The tricky part is that the site is full of user-generated content, so not all of the listings have images attached.
30 Sep 2013
When writing CSS for a Drupal 7 theme, it's easy to forget that core includes utility classes.
8 Dec 2011
On a drupal 6 site, I wanted to create a custom block, but I also wanted to make sure that it would be easily themable. For some reason I couldn't find a good example of how to do this, so here goes. For logged out users, the block would show the login form, but it would also show an extra menu. For logged-in users, it would show a different menu and some additional content.
21 Aug 2011
I've started work on building a mobile version of The Gallery Guide, my pet Drupal project. The main site has been built to be very visual - it's got a lot of images, Google map embeds, and most of all, it's got a lot of views. Pretty much the whole site is built on Views.
18 Jun 2011
It's a good idea to theme the error pages on your site. It looks more professional and provides a better experience for your users. A lot of people have a soft spot for the Twitter fail whale. Some people really love it.