[development] Switching themes in modules

Adrian Rossouw adrian at bryght.com
Tue Jun 20 08:34:26 UTC 2006

On 20 Jun 2006, at 8:30 AM, Gordon Heydon wrote:

> I have done a bit of work in this area for a client, and basically  
> what happens is that you can change the $custom_theme at time time  
> up until the first theme() is called.
maybe during 4.6.
Not many modules actually call theme() during _init, which is where  
most of the theme switching happens
(hell, even in config files)

Multi theme switching is just plain broken in 4.7 due to the blocks/ 
region configuration.
Which is the reason the sections module hasn't been updated (for  

Hence, my suggested changes to the theme/block configuration  
(implementing a
new grouped configuration for theme/region/theme settings and  
switching between those instead)

Adrian Rossouw
Drupal developer and Bryght Guy
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