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Drupal 6 Theming Cookbook by Karthik Kumar

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Creating myzen, a Zen-based theme

While building a custom theme from scratch is great, most themers prefer to use starter themes as the base for their designs. Starter themes save time and effort as we do not have to perform tedious repetitive tasks and can rely on a tried and tested structure to use as a foundation for our theme.

In this recipe, we will be looking at creating a theme based on the most popular of all starter themes available on drupal.org, Zen.

Getting ready

Download the theme from http://drupal.org/project/zen and install it following the instructions in the first recipe from Chapter 1,

How to do it...

The Zen theme provides a starter kit which can be used to kick-start our theme.

  1. Navigate to the newly installed Zen theme's folder ...

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