[development] proposal for theming nodes

Adrian Rossouw adrian at bryght.com
Thu Dec 15 07:03:32 UTC 2005

On 15 Dec 2005, at 8:12 AM, Kobus Myburgh wrote:

> Hi,
> I feel that putting ANY structural HTML in the extra field will  
> again influence theming, which will make this whole exercise null  
> and void. On the other hand, if you don't add the HTML, you won't  
> have any guarantee that your theme will be functioning correctly,  
> because with so many things to customize, you are bound to look  
> something over.
> I assume the solution to the latter is to set up a standard (CORE)  
> Drupal site, enable all modules, create a node of each and every  
> type, add a coment, some forum posts, some RSS feeds, or whatever  
> else is needed, and export the database. Use that on a site where  
> you're developing a theme - if all those elements display  
> correctly, your theme must be okay, or what?

I was thinking more along the lines of all theme functions need to  
have unit tests, with default text that can be displayed, so that we  
can generate entire mockups of sites without needing to add the content.

Adrian Rossouw
Drupal developer and Bryght Guy
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