I do a lot of Django development and I like their templating language. Twig, the new templating engine in Drupal 8, looks very much like it.

How can I use Twig in Drupal 7 or even Drupal 6?

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    There's a sandbox module for Drupal 7, I don't think there's a D6 solution out there but I might be wrong – Clive May 13 '13 at 19:59
  • Was the sandbox module enough? Write an answer and accept it, so this question is considered closed. – Capi Etheriel Aug 28 '13 at 13:19
  • Not really. I'm not looking for experimental stuff. Though I think it's unlikely that this will ever be answered satisfactory. So if @Clive formulates an answer along the lines of "nothing stable, but here's some sand", I'd have to accept it. – Chris Wesseling Aug 28 '13 at 14:08
  • @ChrisWesseling No forced-accepts over here ;) I'd save leave it open-ended, at some point when D8 is out in the wild someone will have a stable solution and then it'll be this q's time to shine! – Clive Aug 28 '13 at 14:10
  • @clive, judging on the upvotes, there's at least 5 of us in the world, that would love to see this. :-) – Chris Wesseling Aug 28 '13 at 14:11

Yes, you can, here is an article about my own experience with it, working with Bootstrap http://makina-corpus.com/blog/metier/2015/develop-with-twig-in-drupal-7

So http://www.drupal.org/project/tfd7 is the way to go if you want to write template files with Twig syntax, it must be moved to theme/engines. Note that development is now happening at https://github.com/TFD7/TFD7 and documentation is at http://tfd7.rocks.

Don't be confused with the project https://drupal.org/project/twig, unfortunately, it is only an input filter because modules cannot provide theme engines in Drupal 7 (due to license reasons it seems).

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  • When I upgrade my D6 site to D7, this will work for me. Till then I'll keep this open, in case a D6 solution shows up. For now, "just" the upvote. Thanks – Chris Wesseling Sep 3 '13 at 14:43

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