Creating custom themes or sub-themes for Backdrop CMS

Facilitator(s) if known: 

Let's talk about the theme system for Backdrop CMS. Wes Ruvalcaba, the designer and front-end developer of Basis (the default theme in Backdrop CMS) will be on hand to answer questions and share his thoughts. 

Bring your questions and experiences to share:

  • How has the theme development process changed in Backdrop CMS (compared to Drupal 7)?
  • How do you create a sub-theme in Backdrop CMS?
  • How do you create a new theme in Backdrop CMS?
  • How has the relationship between themes and layouts changed (hint: it has changed)?
  • How can we improve the selection of contrib themes available for Backdrop CMS/