Generating your CSS using Sass

Why Sass?

Sass is an amazing and feature-rich way your create your site's stylesheet. You can learn more about it on the Sass website. Some of the Sass features that Omega utilizes out of the box include:


These are styling functions and include omegaShadow, which when included in a style will automatically add a standardized box shadow. And omegaCorners which allows you to easily add a border radius using a variable like this:

How to manually create a Omega 5.x subtheme

Create your own subtheme in Drupal 7

Omega 5.x comes with two starterkits: Omega Default, which comes with a large set of customizable regions, and Omega Clean, which is the simpler starterkit and offers a more limited set of default regions. To use either copy it from the Omega directory to your base themes directory. For example from sites/all on the command line when starting from Omega Default:

cp -a themes/omega/starterkits/omega_default/ themes/your_subtheme_machine_name


The Trovequery module integrates Drupal views with the National Library of Australia's Trove API service as a datasource.

For more information on Trove, visit

EXPERIMENTAL: BigPipe module

The BigPipe module is included in Drupal 8 core since Drupal 8.1. It made a step towards becoming non-experimental in Drupal 8.2: instead of an alpha it became marked as a beta.

The BigPipe technique was invented at Facebook.

Translator: thebigword

thebigword translator module (tmgmt_thebigword) is a plugin for the Translation Management Tool (TMGMT) and provides support to send and receive translation jobs to the service.

Installation instructions

thebigword Translator is built for both Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 and is a translator plugin for the TMGMT module.

How To Add User Information ?

Casper hold some extra information per user that it can be edit at - user/[nid]/edit

  • Header User Picture
  • Profile Picture
  • Facebook
  • Website
  • Twitter
  • Bio
  • Full name
  • Google +


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