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Create a Theme Settings Page for a Drupal Theme

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Theme settings are simple and powerful, here's me figuring out how to create one.

Creating theme settings have so many uses. For example, you might have a sub-theme that wants to set a theme setting for the main/accent colour, and then use CSS variables to pull that into your theme - simple. Or, in my case, I want to create a base theme that is styled with CSS and JS, but allow sub-themes to switch off those libraries and just use the HTML from our templates.

Here's how:

I've started streaming some of my work, especially if it's contributions to open source, on twitch if you'd like to follow along/subscribe. As it turns out, Twitch deletes your videos after 14 days, so I have also been uploading them to YouTube. Feel free to subscribe.

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About Drupal Sun

Drupal Sun is an Evolving Web project. It allows you to:

  • Do full-text search on all the articles in Drupal Planet (thanks to Apache Solr)
  • Facet based on tags, author, or feed
  • Flip through articles quickly (with j/k or arrow keys) to find what you're interested in
  • View the entire article text inline, or in the context of the site where it was created

See the blog post at Evolving Web

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