Readability theme
Screenshot of light weight theme Zilch
Light weight theme

Zilch means zero. Zero in term of weight, color, image. Absolutely clean Drupal theme. Zilch Drupal theme places a focus on usability, legibility, readability and avoid Code bloat. Large text. Readability is important, and no one likes small print. Simplicity is key of theme, featuring plenty of white space, as well as a lack of superfluous elements. It is powerful, clean, table-less, light weight and liquid width theme fix width theme develop by Shivcharan Patil (Shiv) from

5 Goals of theme

  1. Clean.
  2. Light weight. Zero fat (26Kb only).
  3. White (+ gray). Aesthetic. Elegant.
  4. Focus on usability, legibility and readability.
  5. Easy. Keep it simple.

Features of theme

  • Table-less design.
  • Zilch(zero) images for design purpose. All boxes, borders, shadows and visual elements are created from CSS3 code. So it's become more light weight and execute faster.
  • Seven regions to put blocks, site's content.
  • Easy to customize.
  • Highlighted region.
  • Main menu with second level menu.
  • Secondary menu.
  • Pages with three columns(2 sidebar), two columns(1 sidebar) and single column(full width).
  • Works “out of the box” like core themes.
  • Eye friendly for administration.

For detail information about this Drupal theme please red theme documentation.

Drupal 7 theme

New 7.x-2.x branch is being actively develop for new features, suggestions. I am always looking for new ideas so feel free to create an issue for your suggestions and new feature request.
Drupal 7 theme live demo is available at

Drupal 8 theme

Under development.

Theme is actively developed and supported on developer's off time.
If you would like to say thanks, buy a drink for developer or provide your approval to my 'Drupal Theme' skill (endorsement) at LinkedIn.

Theme developer is also available at with nick name html5guru and to customize Drupal theme or create/develop entirely new theme as per your requirements.

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