If you are new to CSS layouts, negative margins might bewilder you.
Traditional HTML website planning techniques fall short when used to plan a Drupal site. In an article comparing WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and Plone, Idealware said "The flexibility of the [Drupal] system means it's important to think through the best way to accomplish what you want before diving in." Drupal Websites: A Planner's Guide is being developed to help you "think through" what you want and need before diving in with development decisions.
The plan is to make it available for DrupalCon San Francisco 2010, if not sooner. If you want to be notified when the site is ready, please contact me via the contact form and I will send you an email when it is open.
Planning Drupal Sites
Blogs will start posting again after the book writing process is finished ... around July. Thank you for patience.
In the previous article, I considered the structure of the code and how the default CSS was set to configure the page.
Learning how to theme in Drupal when you aren't used to creating sites with CSS layouts can be quite a jump.
Are you new to Drupal theming? Do you know enough about CSS to be dangerous?
There is a good chance you know this already but the default memory setting for PHP on the server is too small to run a Drupal site that has multiple modules
If you do a search for Drupal jobs, the most common jobs listed are Drupal developer, Drupal themer, and Drupal designer.
When I started the process of upgrading my site, I assumed I might have an issue with MySQL and PHP versions.
The process of Drupal web design has moved to the front of my thoughts recently.
When I first starting using D4, I saw many issues regarding clean urls and recommendations not to go there just yet in Drupal. So I didn't.