A Custom Drupal Theme in 40 minutes

Presenters: schiavone

Can a custom Drupal 8 Theme be created in 40 minutes? The results might not be pretty but we're going to create a theme from start to finish. In the process you'll get to see all the components that make up a theme and get acquainted with tools that get the job done.  


  • Learn processes and tools for creating a theme
  • Learn basic theming concepts, including installing themes, theme templates and page regions
  • Learn about Subtheming
  • Get familiar with YAML
  • Get acquainted with Twig

Target Audience

  • Web designers with little or no experience with Drupal
  • Drupal 7 Themers who want to ramp up on Drupal 8
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Design, UX, and Accessibility