Drupal 8 Theming - Define custom template file for a form

Posted on: Sun, 05/21/2017 - 14:13 By: Arun AK

It has been three years since Drupal 8 is released. Even Drupal community has providing seamless support through forum and other resources(eg: IRC) still people are struggling during D8 development. So I'm sharing my D8 development experience here.

Majority will agree that most difficult part in Drupal development is theming. As Drupal is rendering html with its own containers and attributes achieving the exact design provided by UI developers in Drupal feels like a challenge to the developers.

Create your first module with Drupal 8

Posted on: Sun, 05/21/2017 - 08:38 By: Arun AK

It may feel crazy to build a module without module file in drupal. But in drupal 8 it is possible. Which means module file is not a mandatory entity in drupal. Instead of writing everything inside module file drupal 8 will make your code more structured by using classes and objects.

Today we are going to create a smile module which creates a sample page using custom menu callback.

First let us list down the steps to create this module in drupal 7:

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