Davidthorne.net :: Drupal 8 upgrade

Some links have been stripped from this article due to age and inaccessibility. Well the time has come for me to trial Drupal 8. I’m wanting to upgrade “early” as due to work pressures I probably won’t have massive amoutns of time to do so in the near future otherwise. My initial aim is to do a direct upgrade from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8 “As is” (Including sticking with Bartik as my default theme). [Read More]

Updates and Certifications

Links have been stripped from this article due to age and inaccessibility. So much time has passed (Well over a year in fact!), so I thought I would update the world with yet another promise to “blog more” (Which I’ll probably fail at) and also with what I have been doing. First and foremost (From a working perspective), I’ve started working at Ware Anthony Rust [war.uk.com] as a Drupal Developer way back in May 2014. [Read More]

Theming Miniseries Omega Review

This article refers to theming in Drupal 7, which is very different to Drupal 8. Some links have been stripped from this article due to age and inaccessibility. OK so with all the best intentions comes the habits of mortal man. I failed miserably in publishing this article on Wednesday as I had suggested I’d do. However it is here now, and better than it would have been if I had rushed to meet a Wednesday “publishing deadline”. [Read More]

Theming Miniseries Process

This article refers to theming in Drupal 7, which is very different to Drupal 8. Some links have been stripped from this article due to age and inaccessibility. This is post 3 in a mini-series on Base themes. Post 1 - Base Themes Post 2 - Theming MiniSeries - Project creep… OK a number of things before I start. Most importantly, and sadly my talk didn’t get picked for DrupalCamp London. [Read More]

Theming MiniSeries - Project creep...

This article refers to theming in Drupal 7, which is very different to Drupal 8. Some links have been stripped from this article due to age and inaccessibility. This is post 2 in a mini-series on Base themes. Post 1 - Base Themes OK I was supposed to be spending this week writing a review on Omega for my miniblog series. It didn’t happen. I got distracted (A BIG issue with me) However I decided it’s probably a good thing as I am going to do this thing properly as I submitted a talk [drupalcamplondon. [Read More]

Base Themes

This article refers to theming in Drupal 7, which is very different to Drupal 8. Some links have been stripped from this article due to age and inaccessibility. Introduction This is the first mini series I have done on davithorne.net. I decided to make a more in depth review of the 4 themes I gave a basic overview of during my November 2012 talk at DrupalCambs. All my presentations from DrupalCambs can be found at my “presentations” github repository. [Read More]

David Thorne's Site Relaunched on Drupal 7

Links have been stripped from this article due to age and inaccessibility. Well it has finally happened, I have upgraded my site to Drupal 7. I am finally shot of Drupal 6 (on this site at least - my company [contemporaryfusion.co.uk] one is a work in progress) My Omega based theme discussed in my earlier blog [davidthorne.net] is well underway, but I got fed up of importing in blog articles via the feeds module I have published the site temporarily with the Bartik default theme, so I can concentrate in my “free time” on building the Contemporary Fusion website. [Read More]