You will invariably run into problems when developing a theme. Here are some safeguards and considerations when resolving issues with your
What is the maintenance page?
Theme contributors are strongly encouraged to host your themes at Drupal.org rather than elsewhere (GitHub, BitBucket, your personal site,
Cross-browser testing refers to the practice of testing your theme in multiple browsers to ensure that each browser renders pages as
Every theme for Drupal 7 needs a screenshot in the form of a screenshot.png placed in the theme directory.
Note: There is a separate page on this for Drupal 7: http://drupal.org/node/647754
Semantic (X)HTML elements convey meaning. Semantic markup combined with CSS is also the primary way to separate content from presentation.
Doctype is the first line of any HTML page and tells the browser how to interpret the HTML.
Browsers of all types connect to the web, and the diversity is only increasing. It used to be acceptable to specify which browser parameters
When your site is ready to go live, you'll want to take inventory of which feature tests you used, and reduce your Modernizr JS library to
Modernizr can also be a conditional resource loader, which means it can load different CSS or JS files based on the outcome of Modernizr
The Modernizr Drupal module provides a Test API which allows site admins to generate a custom build which contains all the features needed