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Drupal 6 Theming Cookbook by Karthik Kumar

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Chapter 12. Rapid Layouts with Panels

We will be covering the following recipes in this chapter:

  • Using Panels to create a front-page layout
  • Embedding content in a panel
  • Styling a panel with rounded corners
  • Creating custom styles with the Panel stylizer module
  • Changing the layout of a panel
  • Creating a custom panel layout
  • Replacing the site contact page with a panel
  • Embedding tabbed panels in blocks

Introduction

The Panels module is, at its heart, a visual tool for layout design. Layered on top of this core is a sometimes overwhelming myriad of features and suite of modules that give a new meaning to flexibility and ease of use. In this chapter, we will be concentrating on the layout and theming aspects of this module.

Panels are useful for everything from ...

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