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November 9, 2020

What are “Skins” and how to use on your Drutopia site?

Skins are the variations of the presentation layer (or “theme” in Drupal lingo) that provides the look and feel of your site.

November 10, 2020

Getting started: Roles and user accounts

A key reason for using a content management system such as Drupal is to spread out the work of adding content to your site. Roles and user accounts make that possible.

November 10, 2020

Content type features

The Drutopia distribution is built in a modular way, so that you can turn on and use only the particular “features” or pieces of functionality that you want on your site. Learn about the content type features you can choose from.

November 16, 2020

Drutopia home page

Your Drutopia site comes with a home page that will pull in elements from various content types as well as custom blocks that you can customize.

April 27, 2021

Skins: a custom look and feel for your Drupal site without writing a new theme

In a recent blog post, Drutopia co-lead Rosemary Mann highlighted how to use Skins on a Drutopia site. Here we take a deeper dive, looking under the hood at the requirements the Skins module meets and how to write a new skin.

August 17, 2021

The Find It Program Locator

Drutopia distributions are a great way of collectivizing people, who share similar needs, to build powerful and flexible Drupal sites that are more affordable to maintain. Originally built under the guidance of the city of Cambridge, MA, Find It is a distribution of Drutopia that makes it easier for a community to coordinate and share all of the events and services available to its members. I wonder which city will adopt the Find It approach next.