Presenting: the "Adelle" theme for Drupal 6
When I first started blogging back in 2008, I decided to use drupal as the behind-the-scenes software. I'd been in love with it for years, ever since using version 4 at work. But, my goodness, the trials of getting it to look nice!
Herein you will find my journey through 2 themes to this beautiful design you see in front of you now.
Since I was new to making drupal look prettier (or "theming", as I came to learn it was called), I took the advice of pretty much everyone and started with the Zen theme.
Sadly, I had little time to devote to figuring out drupal theming, and the documentation back then was rather sparse. Conveniently, Zen came with a lovely, minimalist theme called Zen Classic (based on an open source theme called Deliciously Blue).
As you can probably guess, I chose the easy road and installed Zen Classic.
2009: Death & Mourning of a Theme
Imagine my shock when, the VERY next year, Zen Classic was killed off!
And, so, for the next year and a half, every time I logged in to my site, it would give me a lovely warning note that I had modules and themes that were out of date.
Most of the time, this meant the Zen theme, which I dared not update since I didn't have time to troubleshoot any problems changing the theme might entail.
2010: Birth of a New Theme
Then, in the summer of 2010, after finally finishing the degree program that I'd been pursuing while working full-time, I miraculously had free time.
Thus began the accelerated gestation period of a new theme, one that I modestly call:
Pictures of Cute, New Theme by a proud parent
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