LocalGov Drupal: Creating Sensible Defaults in your Theme

We often end up with a lot of templates when theming, but we should also remember to create "sensible defaults", so before you start theming specifically your site doesn't look broken.

Writing sensible defaults means that the dev we might perform or the CSS we might write for a new feature/component is additive, and you do not need to reset libraries and/or write code to overwrite other code. Here's an outline of creating sensible defaults for our region template within the new localgov_base theme - region.html.twig.

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  1. Drupal Planet
  2. Drupal
  3. Twig
  4. HTML
  5. Frontend Development