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Drupal 6 Theming Cookbook by Karthik Kumar

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Chapter 11. Views Theming

We will be covering the following recipes in this chapter:

  • Creating a simple view
  • Styling a node listing using a grid display
  • Merging columns with the Views table style plugin
  • Embedding a View inside a node template
  • Overriding the Views table style plugin
  • Adding a class to a Views style
  • Creating a custom Views style plugin

Introduction

The Views module is the most popular contributed module in the Drupal ecosystem, and with good reason, as it has become one of the cornerstones of Drupal development. Along with other modules, such as CCK and Panels, it has contributed immensely towards Drupal's reputation of being an ideal tool for rapid site development and deployment.

Views, at its most fundamental level is a database query builder. ...

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