theme

Drupal theming nightmares part 2

Welcome to the second part of the Drupal theming nightmares series. Not really surprised by the feedback I've got in the previous post. Most of you were enough lucky to stumble on the same problems. While the post was focused on the theming mistakes, it raised a discussion about unfinished jobs too. So if you haven't read it, it is right here: Drupal theming nightmares part 1.




Need Drupal Theming? Hire us

Drupal theming nightmares part 1

And yet again, took a job that someone else started long time ago, although I did say that I won't do this ever again. "It is almost finished, it needs only few tweaks there and there and we are done." they are saying. I am staying calm, due to time pressure (and the fact that I had to log in to a windows xp machine through vnc - actual server), throwing down some estimates without looking at the site build. Easy tasks you would say, add a border there, fix margin, login box there and mostly styling issues. Nothing I haven't done before.

They wanted to launch the site as soon as possible and of course, only these little things needed to be done. It's ok, shouldn't take me longer than half a day and surely it will help them. So they signed off the budget and we were ready to fix few simple issues and get it out. But...




Need Drupal Theming? Hire us

Calendar icons revisited - bubble with comment count

My blog-post with calendar icons is nearly one year old. I've seen quite a lot of people using it and was surprised. One of the best upgrades was by Joost de Valk (Yoast.com). His article on CSS-Tricks shows his idea to place a bubble with comment count over the calendar icon. Read how it works and how to implement it in your drupal theme.




Need Drupal Theming? Hire us

Rootcandy update 09-2008

After a long time, another blog post about what's new since last update.

After visiting Szeged and meeting quite a lot of new faces, I also got some feedback on rootcandy. Thanks all for that.

I have set up a new gallery with latest screenshots -> HERE




Need Drupal Theming? Hire us

Magazine site done with drupal

Last few weeks I've spent most of my time on a new website 'STANDPOINT.OnLine' which is a new UK magazine. Developed for BigKidLondon, drupal again prooved that especially for magazine website, where you need to have editors, publishing queues, and a lots of others magazine related functions, is just perfect.




Need Drupal Theming? Hire us

New blog design, old will be commited

After one year with the old design, I have decided to re-design my site in my spare time. It took me 2 days to make a new design (using gimp(, including logo (blender+gimp) and then drupal theming. Yes, it was that easy with drupal. ;)




Need Drupal Theming? Hire us

RootCandy update: Usability add on

See the latest rootcandy screenshots
RootCandy screenshots album

Another update of the admin theme RootCandy. This time I have tried something I wanted to do in the first version and also what was suggested in usability group afaik. Everyone knows that forms on node edit or add and admin configuration might become very long.




Need Drupal Theming? Hire us

Rootcandy update. More sweet

See the latest rootcandy screenshots
RootCandy screenshots album

more sweet admin theme




Need Drupal Theming? Hire us

Late night rootcandy update

See the latest rootcandy screenshots
RootCandy screenshots album

root candy teaser

Another late night update on RootCandy. I made quite a lot of changes. Including redesign and now I am using Oxygen icons now which comes under GPL licence and they look better than Tango though.
Update 24/02 - screenshots with iconify module




Need Drupal Theming? Hire us

RootCandy Drupal Admin theme

See the latest rootcandy screenshots
RootCandy screenshots album

Another update on this. I am slowly getting where I want to get. :)

screenshot

I also forgot to mention that rootCandy theme is available from drupal.org: http://drupal.org/project/rootcandy
(NOTE: latest tarball not yet available 21/02)




Need Drupal Theming? Hire us

Pages

Subscribe to theme