[drupal-devel] [feature] Enable multiple block regions (not just "left" and "right" sidebars)

Gerhard Killesreiter killesreiter at physik.uni-freiburg.de
Thu Jul 21 21:22:50 UTC 2005

On Thu, 21 Jul 2005, Dries Buytaert wrote:

> > I've never personally had a need for multiple themes.  I view the
> > functionality as mainly a novelty.  And, it's worth remembering, it
> > would still be possible to have multiple styles, since styles based on
> > the same theme would have the same regions.  So, e.g.,  an admin style
> > would still be feasible.
> What do other people think about having multiple themes versus having
> a single theme (with optional styles)?  Having only one theme would
> greatly simplify the forthcoming block adminsitration page, and would
> allow us to tidy up the theme administration page.  See http://
> drupal.org/node/16216 for details.  Please read up on the issue and
> share your concerns or cast a vote.

I've always thought that multiple themes are a silly thing to have on
the same site. A theme does make for the appearance of a site. A theme
is what makes a site unique. Most people do not have the time to
maintain more than one proper theme anyway.


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