Cleaning up Drupal 7 and standardizing themes


Switching over to Adaptivetheme from Genesis.

Have done a lot of customization of Genesis theme but Genesis core is pretty much dead ----> Last modified: December 2, 2014 

Adaptivetheme actively being updated.

https://www.drupal.org/project/adaptivetheme

https://www.drupal.org/project/adaptivetheme/releases/7.x-3.2

https://ftp.drupal.org/files/projects/adaptivetheme-7.x-3.2.tar.gz

Immediate updates to some sites to Pixture Reloaded.

https://www.drupal.org/project/pixture_reloaded

Pixture Reloaded is a re-colorable theme powered by Adaptivetheme and inherits all its features such as mobile support, highly configurable layout, responsive menus and many theme settings.

PR in D8 has received a bit of brush up in styles, no longer has a fixed height header and is more streamlined in terms of color options. The goal has been to make a theme that is cleaner looking, easier to modify and overall less effort to maintain.

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Map of layout for Adaptive Themes

Cell padding header

Change Pixture Reloaded fixed height header

FYI, the divs that you will probably want to change are:
id="header"
id="head-elements"

sites/all/pixture_reloaded/pr.css

look for css selectors
#header
#logo
#head-elements

sites/all/themes/pixture_reloaded/css

/* Set heights on branding and header elements */
#header,
#branding {
  max-height: 88px;
  line-height: 1;
}
#head-elements {
  min-height: 88px;
}
 

 

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If you edit the style.css file in the /sites/.../files/color/ directory, it will get overwritten any time you save your configuration on the theme settings page.

Instead, you should edit the style.css file inside the /sites/.../themes/pixture_reloaded/ directory, and not in the /sites/.../files/color directory.

Then go to your /admin/build/themes/settings/pixture_reloaded page, scroll down to the bottom and click "Save Configuration".

The style.css inside the files/color/ directory is a temporary file that is made every time you save the configuration on the theme settings page. It copies whatever is in the themes/pixture_reloaded/style.css , so you should edit that file if you don't want your changes to be erased.

 

 

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