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Drupal 7 Theming Cookbook by Karthik Kumar

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Creating a custom Views style plugin

Views style plugins such as tables and lists are used to render the View in a variety of display formats. The inbuilt plugins are often all that are needed for basic displays and the ability to override their template files through the theme tends to be a straightforward answer for most customization requirements. However, more complex display scenarios, especially those that are frequently reused, necessitate a better solution a custom style plugin.

In this recipe, we will create a custom style plugin which will render a View as an HTML definition list and use it to display a list of taxonomy terms along with their descriptions.

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Create a View named Definitions to display taxonomy terms with two ...

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