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Drupal 7 Social Networking by Michael Peacock

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Chapter 8. How We Can Design Our Site

Our social network is now, finally, feature complete, but at the moment it resembles any other default Drupal installation, as it uses the default theme. Let's take a look at themes within Drupal and how we can change the design of our site to something more appropriate.

In this chapter you will learn how to:

  • Customize the default theme
  • Make use of other themes and learn more about Drupal themes
  • Go about creating a custom theme

Let's get started and customize our site's design.

Drupal themes

The design (or the "look and feel") of our site is controlled by the theme. Drupal provides us with a small number of themes out of the box. Initially we have two enabled themes, the default theme and the default administration ...

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