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Drupal e-commerce with Ubercart 2.x by Yiannis Doxaras, George Papadongonas

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Creating a theme from scratch using the Zen theme

In the previous section, we showed you the easy way to install and customize a ready-made theme. This solution is good enough for many shop owners, but if you want to use a unique design for your store, the only solution is to build a theme from scratch. We are going to use the Zen Theme, maybe the most popular theme for Drupal. Zen is actually not just a simple theme, but rather a theming framework, because it allows the creation of subthemes. Using a subtheme, we can use all of the great code of Zen and apply only our design customizations, using some simple tools and writing only a few lines of code. So, don't be afraid but enjoy the process. Just think how proud you'll feel when you will have ...

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