[drupal-devel] Admin theme

Gabor Hojtsy gabor at hojtsy.hu
Sun Sep 25 14:01:05 UTC 2005

> * When you enable a block you usually want it in the "public" (frontend)
> area or in the "private" (backoffice) area, but rarely in both. You now
> have a left sidebar zone and a right sidebar zone (and the new ones): I
> would make use of something related, an admin area (a more suitable name
>  surely may be found).
> By default, when you create a block you must choose in what area you
> want it to show: frontend, back, or both (for the backoffice you would
> make use of the previously commented list of regexps, and you would not
> need to copy&paste the same list for every block).
> And this idea might lead us to the concept of subtemplates or subthemes,
> as other CMSs have, but I guess is a completely different topic
> (although in someway related, as you could consider this whole admin
> thing as a subtheme...)

With the new regions in core, you can do admin regions (or admin-left,
admin-right), which only show up on admin pages.


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