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Display Drupal 7 block anywhere

Ever wanted to show a Drupal block anywhere in your theme? Use the following code snippet, take note that you will need the module of the block and its delta

Building Custom Blocks with Drupal 7


There are times when you need to build a custom block that a site builder can utilize in various places on a page. Drupal 7 provides several hooks that allow you to accomplish this goal:

Drupal 8 Changes and New Features

Drupal 8.0.0, 2015-11-19

  • Significantly improved the front end
    • Made all built-in themes responsive.
    • Added support for responsive images.
    • Made built-in tables responsive with three level

Views template files

Describes various views templates & overriding options.

All views templates can be overridden with a variety of names, using the view, the display ID of the view, the display type of the view, or some combination t

Adding Regions to a Theme

Adding regions to a theme requires:

- Adding region meta-data to your THEMENAME.info.yml file - Editing your page.html.twig file and printing the new regions

Disable Drupal 8 caching during development

When you are developing a module or a theme you have to clear Drupal's cache (render cache, dynamic page cache, Twig cache) very often to see the changes being applied. You can disable caching for development.

CSS file organization (for Drupal 8)

File Structure

Rulesets should be grouped into logical files that enforce the separation of concerns within the CSS, that can be aggregated efficiently and that can be easily overridden by themers.

Twig operators

Put one (and only one) space before and after the following operators: comparison operators (==!=<>>=<=), math operators (+,-

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