Drupal 8: My Experience Crossing The Chasm With SooperThemes

Drupal 8 adoption has been very slow, and many people have been putting it off. Some even gave up on Drupal because of D8's (perceived) complexity, focussing their career or hobby on easier CMS software. The past 3 months I've been fully engaged in embracing Drupal 8 and moving my premium Drupal...

Module Spotlight #1: Smart Trim

Node teasers simply work right? Wrong... Node teasers are broken and most developers don't even know it, meaning it can be a pain for content creators. If you're building large websites that constantly pump out content, then read on to learn how we fix Drupal's teasers with one simple module...

Introducing SooperThemes.com version 5 and Drupal CMS Bootstrap

Welcome to the fifth redesign of sooperthemes.com! What's new at SooperThemes The fifth major update to sooperthemes.com is the biggest update ever. It's a completely new site, unlike the previous sites which were built on top of the original alldrupalthemes.com (2007!)! The new site comes with a...

Respondr theme sneak preview

Working on the new Respondr theme, to be produced next week. It will be built on the awesome new Arctica + Tundra base themes. New features that come with Respondr: Flexslider with swipe support Scroll to top link Flawless device agnostic user experience Tweet slider Flickr widget Not sure how I'll...

Dropping IE6 support for next generation of themes

Just posting it here as a heads up, the next generation of themes will not support IE6. Time to say goodbye to this legacy browser. _goodbye: ie6; In the future IE6 will get a simplified version of the website, or maybe even a print stylesheet.

Lots of new themes coming

Currently there are drawings for 5 themes laying on my desk, a sixth theme concept is under development but due to its niche nature its difficult to even figure out how the wireframe should look. 2 themes out of these 6 are 80% done in the designing process. Expect some good stuff on the blog in...

Mega Drop-down in Drupal, is it doable in Seven?

I love the look and feel of mega drop-down menus , but the Drupal menu system does not have an interface that facilitates grouping of links within menus, and it's even more difficult to throw HMTL into the menu that isn't part of the list of links. I would love to be able to have a primary menu...

Forcing a theme onto the theme settings form

Ok admittedly most developers will never have to use this trick, but if you ever use color module, or any advanced customization through the theme settings API you will want to do some theming on the theme settings page! My premium drupal themes in fact do a lot of things with the theme settings...