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How to use LESS (CSS) in a Zen sub-theme?

I'm trying to use LESS in a Zen sub-theme, but while the CSS files are correctly included (even with a ".less" extension), the LESS rules themselves don't seem to be recognized and processed. Here's ...
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Styling Superfish menu with Zen and Sass

Can anyone advise on the best way to style your superfish menu when using latest version of zen and sass? I am currently styling my responsive theme using the sass files which regenerate the css, ...
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drupal zen theme using sass - sub folder dont get regenerated

i have followed these instructions to install ruby and compass and sass, everything is ok and works. However, do i need to do a 'compass watch' at a lower level for the component and layout folders in ...
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Benefits of using a base theme?

In building a new theme (for a bespoke build, rather than distribution) is it essential to start with a base theme? If I look at the Zen theme, for example, I would scrap most of the HTML and CSS in ...
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Creating a subtheme of Zen

Zen theme comes with default 25 50 25 grid system, but on the page of the theme i saw a picture of 50 25 25 grid. Is there anyway to get the 50 25 25 grid system? Thank you
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What settings from a zen sub theme are not saved as files?

Im duplicating a zen sub theme so that I can later modify the styling. Ive duplicated the theme folder and changed its name. Ive changed the .info file name, and ive changed the theme name for theme ...
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Does Zen theme is appropriate for theming with Panels & Panels Everywhere? [closed]

I am building my site and really liked the panels modules and of course the panels everywhere and the mini panels modules. I understood they also making the site much faster. I thought on using the ...
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Working with Respond.js in Drupal

I am in certain loop situation looking for guidance to fix this. I am using Zen subtheme with Bootstrap 3. To make Bootstrap work in IE8 it requires respond.js. Respond.js doesn't work with ...
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Add styles to a custom sidebar region in Zen

I am using Zen as a theme. I want to know how I can create a third sidebar and apply the styles in responsive.css to it. I already know how to create a custom region and render it.
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Zen theme - recommended way to display 2 blocks next to each other in a region

I'm using a zen subtheme and I want to display 2 blocks next to each other. I don't want to create 2 more regions in the info file because it will only be displayed on the home page. (Maybe even 3 ...
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Editing Theme In Existing Drupal Site

I work at a non-profit, and the person in charge of the website has left. I have taught myself how to edit the website online through our web log in, but can't figure out how to edit the theme. All ...
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Drupal CSS-Content/Sidebars follow Background

I am using Drupal-Zen Theme. What would I need to do if I want ALL the website content(like sidebars) to follow the background when the Browser size is adjusted? Example: Say I have a block with the ...
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Theming and designing css in Drupal 7 [closed]

Ok, I know this is a general question, but I really looked information for a long time, and couldn't find helpful info that helped me. I almost finish developing my community site in Drupal 7. Now I ...
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Make blocks“ fixed ”with background images

So I have a background that I want to make "interactive" . What I mean is that if the background is showing side wall for example. I am going to create a region that will go over that wall in order ...
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Voting not done with Advanced Poll on Views page for Zen sub theme

I am using the Views Infinity Scroll and the Views modules. I am using Advanced Poll for the polls. I tried to list all the Advanced poll content types. The voting for the polls is done quite good in ...
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Child of a child theme

I am building a series of very similar sites, and so opted to run them all from a singe installation of Drupal 7. I have this all set up and working correctly. As mentioned, these sites will be ...
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Pictures are not responsive on Firefox & Internet Explorer, Using grid on views

I am building a site with a lot of pictures. On Google Chrome Everything is working fine. On FF & IE, If I am just viewing the content & picture not through a view - everything is fine. But, ...
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Why can't I override my menu in Drupal 7 with theme_menu_tree?

I'm working in drupal for the first time and I'm coming along nicely and learning as I go. I need to remove the UL and LI from my menu so I've been doing some research and ...
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Why does the zen theme load javascript in the head element?

Most tutorials for jQuery recommend loading javascript before the closing body tag so that the rest of the page can load first. However the Zen theme (im not sure about others) doenst do this. Why is ...
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ZEN 5 Responsive - general questions

For a couple of last days I've read dozens of articles about Zen 5, its grid system and responsive design. But there are still some questions need to be answered or maybe confirmed. 1. ...
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Zen theme created new region but it is not pushing other divs down when it has content added to it - css related

Hello i am currently using 7.23 core version of drupal and have a customized version of the zen theme that i am using, in my markup i have added my own theme region regions [video] = ...
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page--front.tpl.php not showing up in Zen subtheme

I am developing a subtheme of a Zen-based subtheme. I have created a page--front.tpl.php template but it isn't being recognized. All I see is the page.tpl.php template being used for the front page. ...
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Respond.js not working

Ive made sure my CSS files are being aggregated but respond.js isnt working. Here is my site: http://smartpeopletalkfast.co.uk/cc/ Ive tried both the module (currently enabled) and also using the ...
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Custom image style is not honored on new content

On drupal 7 I created two new image styles. Now when I save new contents, I expect the new images to be saved in the new image styles as well but this does not happen. Images are only saved in the ...
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Can I remove Zen Default Regions if Im not using them

I want to remove regions such as 'navigation' & 'highlighted' from structure/blocks just so I can visually see what is in use, and not have a list of Blocks im not using sitting there.
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Create 2 block region in header

Simple question from a noob. Starting from a Zen sub-theme Drupal 7. I want to add a menu logo IE: "an artists representation of the menu" on the left side of the header region. Next to the logo ...
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Why doesnt my JavaScript run?

I'm trying to change the background color of a Colorbox (in which nodes are presented) based on the clicked node. See ...
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Zen theme: understanding the zen grids design in _responsive.scss?

Below is some of the code from _responsive.scss from the latest release of the Zen theme. It controls the layout of the page. Does anyone know what I have marked 'FROM HERE' to 'TO HERE' is for? I was ...
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Login page when using a Zen's sub theme

I've created a website based on a Drupal 7 Zen subtheme and now I would like to create a login page for the administrator. When I navigate to http://mysite.com/?q=user, I return to the main page as ...
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How do I create a Zen's sub-theme using Drush?

I am trying to install Zen theme and create a new sub-theme from STARTERKIT. I am using the following Drush commands. drush dl zen drush cc all drush zen "Name" machine_name ...
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Changing CSS in Zen Theme in Drupal 7

This is another question that I am sure is very simple. I've been working through tutorials on setting up a Drupal site from scratch with the Zen Theme. I have my Sub-Theme working just fine, thanks ...
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Issues with Zen subtheme

I am running a Zen subtheme for another drupal instance and it all worked fine... HOwever, when I copied the folders across to my new Drupal instance... all I see is The name of the site and User ...
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Dynamic Zen grids home page with scss

I am getting started with zen grids for the first time in hopes to get a responsive layout and ran into a situation I do not know how to deal with. On my home page I added two blocks above the main ...
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Zen sub theme: page--node--name.tpl.php not working!

I'm hoping someone can help me because I'm at my wits end! I'm using the zen theme - then created a sub-theme and now I can't seem to get the custom templates to be recognized by the custom content ...
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main_menu variable is always empty in drupal theme

I am new to drupal theming and trying to edit the menu for a sub theme with base theme as Zen. But when I tried to add class and div to the main menu, I saw its not changing. Later when I ...
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Prevent inheritance link color secondary menu [closed]

I'm creating a lay-out for my website with Zen in Drupal 7. I want links in the body to be red and bold, so I customized the normalize.css file: a:link,a:visited { color:#990000; ...
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Administration menu affects theming

I'm using the Admin menu in Drupal 7. I recently started developing a Zen sub-theme for my website and discovered something annoying. My theme's heading background is a simple 200px high image (a ...
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Bad visualization on IE 8

I developed a site using Drupal, and it's the first time that I create my own theme, subtheming the Zen theme. If you try to go to www.garnisellacipriani.it with firefox or chrome, the visualization ...
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Extra Space Below Footer in Drupal 7

I'm currently in the process of updating our current site from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7. Between the designer guy and myself, we have been banging our heads trying to figure out where the extra large ...
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Vertical tabs of form fieldsets taking a long time to load

UPADTE: I've been awarded a Tumbleweed badge for this question (Asked a question with no votes, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week). My gut feeling is this is about optimizing Drupal to ...
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Why anonymous users can only see 1 link in navigation menu?

I'm trying to show navigation links to anonymous users/ visitors of my site. However, they can only see 1 of the many links while the administrator can see all links just fine. I'm using Drupal 7 and ...
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Adaptative images with zengrids

i'm testing zen 5.x and zengrids in subtheme, and images size doesn't adapt on mobile for example. So what i need to do ? thanks
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When using Zen and Zen grids, where do I put SASS variables?

I am trying to use Zen Grids with the Zen ver. 5 starter theme. The Zen starter theme comes with a lot of .scss files (in the sass/ subdirectory). I am trying to use Zen Grids to set up a simple ...
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custom header image

The design for my site includes a large image slider on the homepage and a static image of equal dimensions and position on the inside pages. To accomplish this I created a custom content type for ...
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How can I alter the 'submitted by username' for a comment?

I am rendering comments on my site. I am using the Zen theme. If I remark out <?php print $submitted; ?> in comment.tpl.php the 'username replied on' part is no longer rendered. But I don't want ...
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Assigning Template for Parts of Pages

I'm new to drupal and coding so I'll try and explain best I can the issue I'm having. I'm on Drupal 7, using Zen Sub Theme I have a site which is essentially a database of gadgets. 'gadget' is a ...
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Add Some HTML to the Right of #content on Zen 7.5

Hello ive been struggling with this all morning and i tend to only post here when im really exasperated and used up my css limited knowedgle after pushing the boundaries that bit further. I have A ...
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How can I stop js script from running on mobile?

I need some help with a Zen subtheme using responsive-sidebars.css I have some javascript that I only want to run if the screen is bigger than 480px. The javascript is: (function ($) { ...
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How to add custom css files in a theme from drupal.org? [closed]

I am using the Zen theme on my site, but would like to add custom CSS files that the theme should use. How can I achieve this?
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Zen theme not showing second level menu items

I am creating a zen sub-theme and I edited the menu called "Main menu" to have on root level item that has 5 children (second level). The root level item shows up fine but none of the children are ...