Chapter 3. Dissecting a Theme

Drupal 8 provides us, as developers and designers, with a unique opportunity to change the appearance of the output content. We have the ability to manage the configuration from the admin user interface as well as work with the actual templates and variables that output the HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. To get a better understanding, we will take a look at dissecting a theme, as we cover the following:

  • Having a proper development environment is important when working with themes, so we will take a look at the steps involved in configuring our local environment.
  • Next, we will compare the similarities and differences between core default themes and custom themes while looking at how configuration has changed in Drupal 8 ...

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