Theme and Site Setup

This guide will help you set up your theme files and your site.

Setup theme files

  1. Duplicate and Rename pisces_subtheme_template files
    -sites/all/themes/pisces_dev_subtheme_template
  2. Edit and Rename pisces_subtheme.info file
  3. Subtheme template functions need to be renamed inside this file:
    -sites/all/themes/THEMENAME/template.php
  4. Fill in all the style variables inside subtheme-vars.css.less
  5. Use style.css sparingly to add any extra styles.

Logos

  1. sites/all/themes/THEMENAME/logo.png (* create a gif version of all logos for IE6 if png32 alpha transparency is used)
  2. sites/all/themes/THEMENAME/images/logo.png
  3. sites/all/themes/THEMENAME/images/logo-mobile.png
  4. sites/all/themes/THEMENAME/images/logo-subscribe.png
  5. sites/all/themes/THEMENAME/images/logo-blog.png
  6. favicon.ico - save a 32x32 image as a .bmp, then rename to favicon.ico

Site Configuration

  1. Site Name in <title> + Webmaster email + Footer Copyright text + default front_page name + Social Media Links
  2. Block Title Configurations - admin/build/block/list
  3. Configurations - admin/build/menu/list
  4. Mobile Configurations

Configuring Blocks

Images

  • sites/all/themes/THEMENAME/images/bg.png <---background of header area
  • sites/all/themes/THEMENAME/images/nav_bg.png <---background of navigation bar
  • sites/all/themes/THEMENAME/images/default_video_thumb.gif <---site logo as default thumbnail image for media
  • sites/all/themes/THEMENAME/images/sprite-must-reads.png <---must reads buttons
  • sites/all/themes/THEMENAME/images/title_bg.png <---must reads header background

Random Notes

  • Mobile favicon? 57 x 57

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