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Drupal 6 Theming Cookbook by Karthik Kumar

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Changing the layout of a panel

Plans are seldom perfect and during the development of a site, there is an inevitable stage where things are chopped and changed leading to a lot of wasted time and effort. The Panels module, however, eases these concerns due to its modular nature, making nudges, tweaks, and even large-scale modifications relatively pain free.

In this recipe, we will be looking at changing the entire layout of a panel from a Two column stacked layout to a simpler Single column layout. Since we are effectively losing a column, we will see how the module allows us to intelligently merge the content from the two columns into the single column.

Getting ready

We will be using the frontpage_dashboard layout created earlier in this chapter ...

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