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Drupal 7 Mobile Web Development by Tom Stovall

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Chapter 4. Introduction to a Theme

The British have an expression that aptly describes the current state of Drupal 7 theming for mobile. The phrase "the dog's dinner", while of unknown origin, has come to mean "a recipe fit only for the mouth as a last resort". Much of the work that was done to retrofit Drupal 6 for mobile isn't needed in Drupal 7, but Drupal 7 is still new enough that the heavy hitters of the module world are being ported to Drupal 7 without much thought as to the changes Drupal 7 brings to the job of theming. In fact, many of the modules that were commonly used in Drupal 6 simply aren't ready for a live Drupal 7 site. We will attempt to make sense of this "dog's dinner" and get a "working mobile site" up quickly. We'll then, ...

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