The official documentation site for the Drupal Bootstrap base theme
The majority of this site is automatically generated from source files located through out the project's repository. Topics are extracted from Markdown files and the rest is extracted from embedded PHP comments.
Below are some topics to help get you started using the Drupal Bootstrap base theme. They are ordered based on the level one typically progresses while using a base theme like this.
- Preprocess Functions (.vars.php)
- Process Functions (.vars.php)
- Templates (.tpl.php)
- Theme Functions (.func.php)
The term "bootstrap" can be used excessively through out this project's documentation. For clarity, we will always attempt to use this word verbosely in one of the following ways:
- Drupal Bootstrap refers to the Drupal base theme project.
- Bootstrap Framework refers to the external front end framework.
drupal_bootstraprefers to Drupal's bootstrapping process or phase.
When referring to files inside the Drupal Bootstrap project directory, they
will always start with
./sites/all/themes/bootstrap and continue to specify
the full path to the file or directory inside it. The dot (
representative of your Drupal installation's
DOCROOT folder. For example, the
file that is responsible for displaying the text on this page is located at
When referring to files inside a sub-theme, they will always start with
THEMENAME is the machine name of your
sub-theme. They will continue to specify the full path to the file or directory
inside it. For example, the primary file Drupal uses to determine if a theme
NOTE: It is common practice to place projects found on
Drupal.org inside a sub-folder named
contrib and custom/site-specific code
custom folder. If your site is set up this way, please adjust all
paths accordingly (i.e.
./sites/all/themes/custom/THEMENAME). If you have a multi-site setup, you
will need to replace the
all portion of the path with the appropriate site