The Ultimate Theme Guide for Designers

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January 4, 2011

The Ultimate Theme Guide for Designers

I’ve spent the last week trying to answer this question by putting together a guide that illustrates the design approach/process I take when it comes to theming. It is my goal that this guide will continue to grow organically with the help of the community and their feedback.

I bring you …

The Ultimate Theme Guide for Designers – will show you how to build a powerful, up-to-date, Vanilla Theme from scratch. Essentially, you’ll learn everything you need to know about Vanilla Theme development.

What You’ll Learn

  • Your Arsenal – Development tools you’ll need to build  Vanilla Theme
  • Installing Vanilla on your localhost
  • Theme Template Directory Structure
  • Anatomy of a Vanilla Theme
  • Understanding default.master.tpl
  • Understanding Template Tags
  • Understanding custom.css
  • Customizing Views
  • Attention to Detail
  • Adding Images

What are you waiting for? Go code yourself up something awesome!


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